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Zender Environmental Health & Research Group is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Who We Are


Dr. Lynn Zender
Executive Director
Capacity building & analysis, health risks, environmental impacts, special projects
Simone Sebalo, M.S.
Deputy Director
Engineering logistics, planning, capacity building, backhaul, and special projects
Charla Kewan
Office Manager
Office virtual networking, file organization & sharing, recordkeeping
Reilly Kosinski
Waste Logistics and Training Development Specialist
Backhaul & recycling, hazardous wastes, Freon removal, rural logistics
April Reed-McCoy
M.S. Program Manager
Environmental education, training certification & job skills, training coordination
Sean Peterson
Senior Environmental Scientist
Technical Assistance, Water & Soil Sampling, QAPP development, Training Instructor
Dr. Lina Shea
Environmental Scientist
Toxics exposures and health risks, tribal risk assessment, global change effects, plant and soil ecology, permafrost dynamics
Paul Berry
Environmental Scientist
Rural landfill operations, composting, recycling, solid waste program budgeting
Katherine R. Brower
Rural Waste Management & Backhaul Specialist
Stephanie Mason
Backhaul Alaska Statewide Assistant Coordinator
Meg Burgett
Environmental Program Capacity Specialist
Job training, program development, technical assistance, and outreach and education
Lepani Nadore
Rural Waste Management and Backhaul Specialist