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Ms. Boyd has more than 2 years of experience and currently serves as a Staff Planner and GIS Analyst for Meridian Consultants LLC. Her background in environmental analysis within a variety of fields enables her to provide thorough assistance in the research and preparation of environmental documents. She has successfully worked on several projects complying with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Most recently, Ms. Boyd spent her time working regulatory compliance and completing environmental permits, including stormwater permits, a groundwater monitoring plan exemption, and zoning clearances, for a local oil and gas consulting company. In the past, she was able to gain hands-on experience through an internship at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Deer Lodge, Montana. Here, she assisted other professionals in dealing with the environmental impacts at the historic site by engaging in soil sampling, water sampling, and mapping of weeds. She also assisted teams in managing a Superfund site complete with archeological surveys and helped to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Columbian ground squirrels. Ms. Boyd spent some of her time at Cal Poly establishing a monitoring and management plan for a local creek that included water sampling and testing, and wrote a report containing a thorough analysis of the findings and instructions on the continuation of the project.
At Meridian Consultants, Ms. Boyd is responsible for planning, preparing, and monitoring environmental research, as well as completing impact analyses and devising mitigation measures for various projects. She also helps to provide GIS mapping services to better illustrate projects and planning.
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Management and Protection, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo