Curriculum Vitae

Jeff R. Bowman, MSPH, CHMM


  • MS in Public Health (Environmental & Occupational Health) Texas A&M Health Science Center - School of Rural Public Health 2010
  • BA in Botany - Humboldt State University, Arcata, California 1984


  • CHMM - Certified Hazardous Materials Manager #1551
  • CET - Certified Environmental Trainer
  • Certificate of Hazardous Materials Management UC Irvine 1988
  • FEMA ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS-200), National Incident Management System (NIMS)


Environmental Training Program Coordinator
1999 - Present  Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), College Station, Texas

  • Manage the daily training operations of the Environmental Training Program
  • Supervise a team of adjunct environmental instructors to ensure open enrollment and contractual obligations are met.
  • Direct and coordinate training programs and technical assistance provided to industrial, military, governmental and private entities to ensure they are adequately staffed and economically viable.
  • Develop and design new training curriculum and programs as well as ensuring that existing course offerings and materials remain current to meet regulatory and client needs. 
  • Interface on a continual basis with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality.
  • Seek out new training opportunities and increase open enrollment and new customer base.
  • Lead Instructor for hazardous waste management, environmental regulations, transportation of hazardous materials and waste, hazard communication, storm water compliance, and hazardous material emergency response training courses.

Operations Manager
1988 - 1999  Environmental Dynamics, Inc., Helotes, Texas

  • Provided oversight and management of all southwestern private and governmental hazardous waste management and disposal contracts.
  • Responsible company-wide for environmental, OSHA, and DOT regulatory compliance.
  • Provided hazardous materials emergency response supervision and technical knowledge for chemical spills, HAZMAT releases, and clandestine drug lab clean-ups.
  • Developed Health and Safety Plans, Hazardous Communication Plans, Hazardous Waste Operations and Management Plans, Storm Water Permitting, and Waste Minimization Plans.
  • Performed project management and EHS services for the long duration site clean up at the Vertac Superfund Site in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
  • Provided hazardous waste management and HAZWOPER Site Worker and Hazmat Technician training to both internal and external employees.

Operations Supervisor
1987 - 1988  American Environmental Management Corp., Stanton, California

  • Provided supervision and contract management services for hazardous waste remediation and disposal projects and emergency response operations for private, government, and military clientele.
  • Provided laboratory packaging services for the disposal of clandestine drug lab and educational institution laboratory chemicals.
  • Performed field analysis utilizing basic hazcat procedures to determine hazard classification of unknown materials.

Operations Supervisor
1984 - 1987  IT Corporation, Wilmington, California

  • Responsible for the direct supervision and management of the Southern California Field Chemist Program initiated at IT.
  • Provided HAZMAT emergency response services to the California Department of Transportation.
  • Managed the packaging and transportation of hazardous waste generated by Government and private hazardous waste generators.


  • Delta Omega honorary society for graduate studies in public health


  • Reliability of the Eclox Enhanced Chemiluminescence Assay for Rapid Field Testing of Drinking Water.  Thesis.  Submitted to The Office of Research and Graduate Studies of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Public Health.  2010
  • The Detection of Sub-Lethal Concentrations of cyanide in Drinking Water using the Eclox Enhanced Chemiluminescence (ECL) Assay  5th Annual Research Poster Symposium & Student Research Poster Contest.  Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health
  • Disparities in Available Emergency Preparedness and Response Core Competency Training Courses for Public Health Officials.  Poster.  Healthy Texans: Making Evidence Based Decisions for a Return on Health.  Texas Public Health Forum. Austin, Texas.  2008