Gail Mattson, P.E., CHMM
Gail Mattson is a registered Professional Engineer, Certified Hazardous Material Manager and Project Management Professional with over 35 years’ experience in environmental engineering, safety, radiological control, project management, business development and corporate relations. She has a BS in Chemistry and Biology and received her MSE in Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington.
Presently, Gail is providing ES&H consulting services through Longenecker & Associates to their clients across the US Department of Energy (USDOE) complex. Previously as an Associate Laboratory Director, she had authority and responsibility over all of the operations of the ES&H Directorate with 130 personnel and $30M budget at Brookhaven National Laboratory, which is one of the USDOE multipurpose research institutions that operates cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies.
During her career, she has been responsible for leading major technical proposal efforts winning over $175 M in new contract awards over 4 years; managed a $200M/ 5 year environmental remediation program at a USDOE site that encompassed operations of nuclear facilities; and had been responsible the $200 M/year USDOE waste management program to safely store and treat hazardous, mixed, transuranic and low level radioactive wastes.
In addition to 35 years of involvement with the Society of Women Engineers at the section, region and national levels, including the FY01 National President, Gail is a founding member of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) and is currently serving as the INWES President for 2018-2020. She has also served in various local, regional and national positions with the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Association for the Advance of Science (AAAS), the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Girl Scouts of USA, Girls, Inc., and Rotary International.