“In the realm of safety and environmental compliance, all employees have the power to significantly impact the world.”
Mr. Rine is a dedicated EHS professional with 17 years’ experience in environmental, health, and safety. His career has focused on a passion for working in industrial operations to improve worker safety, environmental quality, and production efficiency. Past projects have involved developing safety and environmental programs for manufacturing, logistics, aerospace, military, petrochemical, industrial, demolition, and superfund projects. In his role as an Environmental Manager, he developed regional safety plans for western U.S. petrochemical operations, built comprehensive waste characterization inventories for General Motors, launched new environmental programs for Airbus and Caterpillar, and achieved zero waste to landfill status for Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator Assembly. While serving in the United States Air Force, he led explosive operations, squadron safety, hazmat, and regulated waste activities. Mr. Rine is dedicated to process improvement, seeking new technology to produce win-win situations in safety and environmental operations.
Phone number: 520.321.1999
“The greatest safety quote of all time is, ‘It will never happen to me.’ spoken by Captain Edward Smith, the Captain of the Titanic.”
In 1998, Mr. Silensky retired from Monsanto / Solutia where he had safety responsibility for current and future operations, implementation of regulations as well as new project/process risk analysis. As the site’s Fire Chief, he had responsibility for all emergency response activities, including fire protection, medical emergencies, rescue, and Hazmat incident suppression. He trained the local fire, EMS and police departments in Hazardous Materials. These skills were applied at both domestic and international locations.
Since retirement, Mr. Silensky trains and consults in the areas of Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Protection as applied to the chemical industry and local small businesses. He’s held a variety of positions in the production of chemicals and plastics for several companies, and his involvement covered areas of materials handling, research, semiworks, scale-up and full-scale production in both technical and supervisory roles.
“With every class I teach, I learn from my students, and we are able to share information for the overall betterment of the planet. I hope they leave with a better understanding of the significance of the regulations and a commitment to do one additional positive thing to protect the environment, whether at work or at home.”
Ms. Marriott, retired Raytheon corporate attorney, served as Chief Environmental and Energy Corporate Council for multiple Raytheon sites. During her tenure, she resolved environmental liabilities at major domestic and international operating sites, closed several sites while minimizing or eliminating long-term environmental and other liabilities. She served as the Team Lead for the annexation of the Raytheon Airport Site into the City of Tucson dealing with tax, encroachment, environmental and compliance issues. This included acting as the legal liaison for all facilities and environmental issues with the United States Air Force at the government-owned Tucson Raytheon Airport Site. She has extensive litigation experience at the state and federal levels including toxic tort groundwater cases.
Mostly known for her warm greeting and the refreshments she brings every morning, Teresa is the first person to greet you at our Tucson office. What you may not know is that Teresa is responsible for the logistics of all of our projects, regardless of location. Open enrollment and custom training demand a high degree of coordination between the office personnel, the assigned instructor, and the client to make sure that all the elements of a successful class are present. Preparation and delivery of course materials, maintaining training records and preparing certificates of achievement are all part of this charge. Sounds easy, but experience proves that it is often challenging due to last-minute changes or additions to the schedule.
In addition to her own work, Teresa always offers a helping hand whenever possible. She certainly understands the meaning of teamwork!
As ETC’s Client Relations Manager, Lorenzo spends his days reaching out to potential and existing clients to discuss their individual EHS needs. His focus is in partnering with you to find the best, most cost-effective value for your organization. Raised in the City of South Tucson, Lorenzo is proud to be a native Tucsonan. He has experience across many different industries including municipal government and non-profit organizations. After receiving his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Arizona, he worked in community development as a City Planner with the City of South Tucson. Later, he managed a job training and workforce development program for opportunity youth on behalf of the Tucson Urban League. Lorenzo is a community altruist who believes in our collective obligation to the greater good.
“Every man gives his life for what he believes. Every woman gives her life for what she believes. Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, and so they give their lives to little or nothing. One life is all we have, and we live it as we believe in living it…and then it’s gone.” – Joan of Arc
Stuart Quist is a motivated and knowledgeable safety professional with 29 years’ experience in the construction and electrical industry trades. He obtained his Electrical Journeyman Certificate in 1985, worked on an Alaskan Offshore Production Platform and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. His teaching experience began as an instructor for the IEC and the ABC apprenticeship programs at Gateway Community College in Phoenix.
As an ETC safety professional, Stuart provided safety management services for multiple contractors during the construction of Intel’s Fab 42 and conducted their New Orientation training for the Chandler site. Currently, Stuart conducts open enrollment and custom Arc Flash 2018 and HazCom/CoHE/Electrical Safety trainings.
“Let no man’s ghost say training let him down.”
Robert Holmes has 25 years’ experience as a professional Firefighter and EMT. During that time he’s been a Hazmat Technician; Captain over Hazmat and Flammable Liquids Response for the Columbia, South Carolina Fire Department; an instructor for the South Carolina Fire Academy; and a traveling instructor for the Security and Emergency Response Training Center. He also spent three years dismantling the Carolina/Virginia “Parr” Nuclear Reactor Plant, two years doing hazmat cleanup at Divex Super Fund Site and four years with First Call responding to various environmental clean-up and recovery incidents. His strong work ethic and reputation as someone with an uncompromising devotion to serve, protect and educate is evident.
“I hope students take away from my classes a level of knowledge they didn’t have before; the confidence to implement any changes they need to make in the area of safety, and they feel that their time was put to good use by attending class!”
Ms. Gallup has been involved with Risk Management and Loss Control Management since 1991. Her experience includes Risk Manager for Pima County Sheriff Department and Loss Control for county and municipal agencies. As Director of the Safety and Health for Metro Water Department in Oro Valley, she was responsible for safety audits, training, assessments, and evaluations of all sites. She has implemented loss prevention/loss control programs; provided oversight of medical surveillance programs; conducted job hazard analysis and pre-job planning.
“Success for me, is when a person I train, chooses at work or in everyday life to stop and ask, ‘Is this task safe, and if not, what can I do to make it safe?’ Asking these questions could save their life and let them return home safely to their family.”
Mr. Hendzel has been actively involved in OSHA and MSHA safety training, construction management, engineering, environmental and geological exploration for over 34 years. He is an accomplished trainer, experienced course developer and safety consultant. His extensive knowledge and real-world experience with safety and environmental education; processes and procedures; management and field auditing enables Mr. Hendzel to address a variety of client needs. He is the consummate safety professional who is respected by the EHS community and appreciated by the adult learner for his knowledge and passion.
“My view on safety – I want you to go home in the same condition you came to work in or better at the end of your work day.”
With over 34 years’ experience as a safety professional, Mr. White is well-versed in Hazardous Materials Response and Training. As a Hazardous materials specialist, he managed a State Response Team for all hazardous materials involving highway, rail and clandestine laboratory operations. With extensive knowledge in Incident Command, he brings real-world experience with over 200 responses to hazmat incidents and over 300 clandestine lab investigations. In addition, Mr. White served as an FMCSA Instructor for all DOT Hazmat courses, as well as, a Train-the-Trainer for the FMCSA National Training Center. Since retiring from the State of Arizona, he has served as a Safety Manager for transportation and hazmat companies.
Mr. Efnor has over 39 years of experience in the construction, management, and operation of domestic and international mining, manufacturing, transportation and services industries. Accreditations include registered Professional Safety Engineer (PE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and several occupational safety and health organizations.
Miranda is the primary contact for custom training, consulting projects, and social media content. As a U.S. Air Force veteran with an EHS background, she is able to determine the client’s scope of work and develop a proposal that accurately reflects the tasks at hand. Once a contract has been accepted, Miranda is responsible for coordinating the event and uses her industry awareness to select the most appropriate safety professional for the job. She also uses her knowledge and passion for safety to advance ETC’s online presence and enjoys helping others find a successful path to compliance. Her personal approach with clients ensures outstanding customer service and high satisfaction.
Weslyn is responsible for the day-to-day operational and financial aspects of the business and works closely with the CEO to develop and implement strategic plans for the continued growth of the company. Her 25+ years of experience in business and finance management provides the background necessary to streamline operations and increase productivity without sacrificing the quality our clients are looking for and deserve.
Her commitment to high professional ethical standards makes her a natural fit for overseeing all support operations for our Safety Professionals. Duties include hiring and training office personnel, financial reconciliation and reporting; and coordinating, managing and monitoring the work of various departments involved in production, marketing, pricing and provision of services.
Kelly wears many hats at ETC. As the Marketing Coordinator, she has spent the past six years increasing the company’s visibility by assisting in the creation of an identifiable ETC Compliance Solutions brand and has consistently maintained that identity on all of ETC’s work products and marketing communications. She continues to publish the quarterly Open Enrollment Training brochure and creates weekly Constant Contact mailings for both the Phoenix and Tucson markets.
Her responsibilities also include the proofreading, formatting and editing of consulting projects, training materials and marketing materials. She assists the safety professionals with improving their training materials and putting the finishing touch on their consulting projects.
Each day brings a new challenge and as the Queen of “get it done” there is no challenge that Kelly has not met, nor any challenge our office staff has not met, with Kelly’s help. She continually meets each of these challenges with enthusiasm and grace.