Mr. Cotterman is currently an engineer in training with a wide array of experience. He received a B.S. in
Civil Engineering in the fall of 2015 from the University of Wyoming. He joined SCG in January of 2016.
Dillon’s experience includes; design work for production water impoundment and remediation, analysis
of drainage reports, preparation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, general surveying, and the
design of retention basins & drainage networks for storm water runoff. He has provided both survey and
drafting support for reservoir permitting and inspection. Dillon is proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D Drafting
Ms. Cotterman received her B.S. in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management, in the fall of 2015 from the University of Wyoming. She joined SCG in February of 2016 as a Staff Environmental Scientist. Ellen’s experience includes livestock, wildlife habitat, and watershed management as well as reclamation & restoration ecology, and business management. She is trained to identify plants and classify soils and is skilled at collecting vegetation transect data. More specifically she has installed and removed erosion control BMPs, conducted plant specimen surveys, created seed mixes, and implemented restorative seeding practices within rangeland ecosystems. Ellen also has experience in creating Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, Pesticide Use Plans, and managing chemical inventories.
Mr. Jensen received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and a M.S. in Civil Engineering – Water Resources from Arizona State University in 1995. He retired from the US Public Health Service in 2017 and joined the Strike Consulting Group. Mr. Jensen has more than 30 years of professional civil and environmental engineering experience. This experience ranges from municipal water and sewer design, construction management, healthcare facilities design, and operations. In addition to his registration as a Professional Engineer (Wyoming & Arizona), he is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Certified Energy Manager, and Certified Healthcare Facility Manager. He has also devoted several years of his career to management of engineering programs where he enhanced professional skills by developing collaborative relationships amongst diverse groups to realize program goals. Mike excels at building teams that find creative solutions. In his role with Strike Consulting Group, Mike is responsible for building a comprehensive civil and environmental engineering team to provide analyses, design, and management of construction projects. He is also responsible for managing and mentoring engineering staff & sub consultants as well as engaging in business development initiatives to explore new opportunities.
Ms. Newman received her B.A. in Environmental Studies/Conservation Biology from Middlebury College and M.S. in Biology from the University of Denver. Cindy has fourteen years of experience in the environmental field. She conducts field surveys in a variety of ecosystems and prepares biological, soil, and water resource reports within the renewable and traditional energy, mining, and transportation sectors in accordance with federal and state regulations. Her background includes leading field teams for wetland and waterway delineations and permitting, data management, project management, and consultation with regulatory agencies. Cindy is also experienced preparing human health and ecological risk assessments, including evaluation of potential exposure risk to humans and wildlife from contaminated soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater. Joining SCG in 2015, Cindy brings her broad experience as an ecologist to the Lander office.
Mr. Smith is a licensed professional geologist in Wyoming with a B.S. in Geology from Saint Louis University. He joined SCG in 2013. Kyle’s background includes project management, field reconnaissance, data acquisition, technical data analysis and interpretation, subcontractor oversight, and health and safety management. He has worked closely with regulatory authorities, oil and gas clients, construction and drilling contractors, and the general public on a variety of projects that include environmental site characterization and monitoring, emergency spill response, baseline water quality initiatives, construction management and materials testing, and regulatory compliance inspections.
Mr. Strike is a structural geologist with over eighteen years of managing technical civil and environmental projects as a private consultant in Wyoming. Andy has performed all aspects of water management planning for approximately 4,000 earthen reservoirs in the Powder River Basin, including survey, drafting, design, permitting, construction management and materials testing. In 2005, he became operations manager of the Lander office and owner of SCG in 2018. Andy is responsible for day-to-day operations, business development, and contract administration. He also performs project management for a multitude of ongoing contracts. He is also a board member of the Wyoming Water Association.
Mr. Wallace is a natural gas engineer, with over 30 years of environmental health and safety regulatory compliance experience for a major oil and gas firm. He traveled extensively during his career, maintaining and enhancing permit compliance on projects while based in Texas, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. Since joining SCG in 2017, he has been responsible for a variety of projects including triennial minor source emission reporting, preparation of waste management reports, greenhouse gas emission inventories, microturbine permitting, SPCC analysis, and SWPPP preparation. Scott has additional experience in developing LDAR programs, Title V permitting, and ambient monitoring.