About Us

Team Members

Nikole Pearson

Nikole Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

Nikole Pearson has over 14 years of experience writing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and analyses. After working as an Associate Environmental Planner for the State of California, Environmental Protection Agency, Nikole moved to Idaho and started a technical writing firm specializing in environmental documentation. In addition to editing numerous NEPA documents, Nikole has written 4 environmental impact statements (EISs) and 12 environmental assessments (EAs) using U.S. Forest Service-provided technical reports and/or scoping materials.

Nikole has managed 4 Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts with 4 regions of the Forest Service and has successfully led teams in the completion of over $3 million in contracts with the Forest Service.

Jay Wilhite

Jay Wilhite

Chief Operating Officer

Jay has over 20 years of experience in providing technical solutions to project teams in both the public and private sectors. He specializes in providing technical tools to facilitate team communication and cooperation.
Kate Palagam

Kate Palagam

Administrative Assistant

Kate provides excellent administrative assistance including processing and evaluating documents. She is well trained to provide social media management and marketing skills and engage to reach the target audience. She also excels at contemplating ideas to form strategic plans and marketing schemes for the business workflow.

Suzanne Acton

Team Member

Suzanne Acton has more than 20 years of writing and editing experience, including 14 years working for the U.S. Forest Service. Suzanne has experience with policy compliance, technical evaluations, field evaluations, award-winning NEPA documents, and implementation. Notable assignments include over 150 NEPA documents, from complex environmental impact statements to categorical exclusions; over $450,000 in grants; and numerous prescribed burn plans.

Deborah Holmes

Team Member

Deborah has over 15 years of professional writing and editing experience specializing in environmental studies and related sciences. She currently provides writing and editing services for a wide variety of clients including individuals, companies, publishers, and non-profit organizations.

Deborah has also served as the managing editor for Environmental Practice, the interdisciplinary journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals.

Partner Companies

Great West Engineering

Partner Company

Great West Engineering has been in business for more than 30 years, providing a broad range of engineering services to cities, towns, counties, water and sewer districts, state agencies, private developers, and other consultants.

Great West provides professional water/wastewater, transportation, solid waste, construction management, development, surveying, environmental resource, planning, and grant writing and administration services to public and private clients.

http://greatwesteng.com

Watershed Consulting

Partner Company

Watershed Consulting is a regional leader in ecological restoration and monitoring services. Specializing in ecological assessments and design, forestry, wetland and stream restoration, water quality treatment, mapping services, private land stewardship, and urban tree care for more than 20 years.

http://www.watershedconsulting.com/

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