We ensure the consistency and quality of our work through our investment in our teams that include over 30 consultants and support staff.
Our reputation for high quality and responsive environmental support is attributable entirely to the dedication and skills of our staff.
At UltraSystems, her day-to-day responsibilities include business and project management, contract administration, resource allocation and quality control. She is responsible for overall project management, the preparation and processing of CEQA/NEPA documents, and associated entitlement obligations for large-scale public and private infrastructure projects.
He reviews deliverables prior to submission to the client, and periodically reviews each overall project to make certain that UltraSystems’ and the client’s high professional standards are being achieved. Another function that Mr. Lindsay provides is overall document control and security, including password protected file transfers using our secure FTP directory. Mr. Lindsay is also an experienced air quality and noise impact scientist, who provides modeling and analysis to support CEQA and NEPA documentation.
Michael Rogozen, D.Env.
Senior Principal Engineer
Dr. Rogozen is responsible for consulting, technical project management and business development. He has assisted industrial and governmental clients in complying with federal and local air quality regulations. His work has included managing air compliance audits, preparing applications for permits to construct and operate (including Title V permits), annual emissions reports, and responses to notices to comply and notices of violation. He has also conducted many health risk assessments under AB2588, Proposition 65 and SCAQMD Rule 1401. Dr. Rogozen serves as lead quality assurance officer for UltraSystems’ submittals.
Senior Project Manager
Senior Biologist/ Biological Resources Group Manager
Ms. Tollett is familiar with the regulatory framework to prepare defensible biological resources technical reports and environmental documents including biological constraints surveys, reconnaissance-level field surveys, wetland delineations, CRAM assessments, focused special-status species surveys, and habitat mitigation and monitoring plans.
Ms. Tollett’s industry experience includes oil and gas transmission lines, energy transmission lines, wind and solar renewable energy, private development, transportation, flood control, military base, mineral mining, and conservation-oriented projects.
Prior to her biological consulting experience, she worked in the Channel Islands National Park as a naturalist. Ms. Tollett continues to volunteer with non-profit groups to educate local community members through citizen-based science and serves as a high school science fair judge each year for the Newport Bay Conservancy.
Senior Planner/ GIS Spatial Analyst
As a senior planner and lead for our Geographic Information Systems (GIS) group, Mr. Schaffer evaluates project environmental impacts for significance by utilizing thresholds set forth in regulatory documents. He prepares environmental documents, including Initial Studies and Preliminary Environmental Studies based on the provisions of CEQA and NEPA.
In his role with UltraSystems, Mr. Schaffer acts as a liaison between environmental monitors and project management. His GIS experience extends to data management, cartography, ArcGIS extensions and geoprocessing tools. Specifically, Mr. Schaffer’s GIS skills include file conversion from various data sources (e.g. AutoCAD, Google Earth and Coverage) to GIS; manipulating and digitizing data including parcels; utilizing census socioeconomic data for graphical presentation; and utilizing geoprocessing tools to analyze project impacts. His responsibilities include project management, data acquisition, cartographical analysis and map creation.
Cultural Resource Director
Dr. Gold conducts pedestrian inventories or Phase I surveys, site excavations (Phase II) and Phase III data recovery programs including late discovery, systematic site investigations, and ethnographic and archaeological studies with Native American consultants identifying Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs) and Sacred Sites. His projects have been completed for a variety of different clients in commercial development, public education, transportation, renewable energy, and oil and gas exploration and extraction. Dr. Gold has been involved in cultural resource projects in the United States in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, and overseas in Mexico, Israel and Russia.
Cultural Resource Manager
Mr. O’Neil has a broad scope of environmental consulting responsibilities and experiences, ranging from general project management and technical writing to prehistoric site excavation and construction monitoring. He has worked on projects with clients in both the public and private sectors—including alternative energy, energy transmission, U.S. Forest Service, parks, public works and water resources. He has a wide range of expertise in Phase I and Phase II Cultural Resource Inventories, archaeological, historical and paleontological survey assessments, and cultural background studies for various EIR projects. Mr. O’Neil has experience with many cultural resource management firms, as well as government agencies and Native American entities.
Mr. O’Neil has authored and coauthored numerous technical reports, and conducted surveys and monitoring in compliance with NEPA, CEQA and other federal, state, regional, and local laws and regulations. Mr. O’Neil is an active member in the field of cultural resources—he is a board member of the Pacific Coast Archaeological Society and the Orange County Natural History Museum Foundation. He is also a member of the Society for California Archaeology.