Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) enrollees in Chicago met with NAPCA See Project Director, Michelle Kuo, at the March brown bag lunch. Mary Gelder, hired in June of 2018 as the Region V Emergency Operations Center Operator shared her experience of using her technical skills and knowledge to assist with efforts during the wild fire disaster on the west coast. Mary has been invited to the EPA Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop in Cincinnati in April to present the process she automated that will help identify future potential problems. Congratulations, Mary!
Additionally, Naomi Coleman shared her new training as a vehicle dispatch coordinator to use automated systems to track EPA vehicles. Enrollees also greeted new team members, shared knitting projects, shared information on future care resources, and enjoyed fantastic company.
SEE brown bag lunches are held regularly in Seattle and Chicago, contact your program coordinator for more information!