Adria Mead, Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Adria Mead

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Adria is a multi-certified environmental service, and dangerous goods professional with over eight years of experience working in the regulatory compliance industry. In her prior experience, she served as a Waste Engineer and Radiological Control Technician for BWX Technologies, but also has experience in grant-writing and proposal development. Her background includes:

  • Representing the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meetings for all matters on dangerous goods including updates to the IMDG Code.
  • Managing IVODGA through the organization of membership meetings, developing and conducting training, answering help desk questions, and representing the association at industry meetings.
  • Developing and conducting training for all modes and on special topics including:
    • 49 CFR – US DOT
    • ICAO/IATA for Air Transport
    • IMDG Code for Vessel Transport
    • TDG – Canada
    • International lithium battery transportation
    • Radioactive Materials
    • Hazardous Waste

Adria has successful experience in

  • Overseeing environmental and waste characterization activities, including writing sampling plans, and developing waste characterization documentation.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with federal, state, and local laws, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resources Conservation and Recovery Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act as well as Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Preparing coordination forms and documentation for field waste activities, waste storage location management, and waste container certification for shipment to appropriate disposal and/or recycling location.
  • Managing chemical usage, storage, and disposal.
  • Performing radiological control for the removal and disposal of radioactive materials and contaminated equipment while ensuring compliance with strict radiological control regulatory standards and procedures.
  • Developing funding proposals for federal, state, and private agencies.

Adria has a NAVSEA-389-0288, Article 108 Qualification from the Radiological Control Technician Qualification School with the United States Navy as well as has two Bachelors of Science Degrees in Biology and Environmental Science and has a Masters Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Idaho.

email address: adria@ivodga.com