Compliance and Permitting Group Leader
Karen has more than 20 years of professional experience consulting for mining companies, financial institutions, and law firms, and subcontracting for other consulting firms. She has applied her expertise in the design, construction, mitigation, and reclamation of mining sites. She has experience in CWA 401, 402, and 404 permitting; hydrologic/sedimentologic analysis and design; environmental site analysis and studies; slope stability; stream analysis and restoration plans; and reserve calculations.
Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky. She is Rosgen Level IV certified. Karen is a professional member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and is the past chair of the Minerals Education Coalition. She is active in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio mining associations and serves on several environmental committees.