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Ms. Koehn has a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A & M University in Microbiology, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Texas School of Public Health in Environmental Sciences ‑ Industrial Hygiene/Toxicology.  She has over twenty-five years of experience in Industrial Hygiene and Safety as well as asbestos abatement, technical surveillance and project management consulting work.  She is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as an Individual Asbestos Consultant since 1993 and maintains the state of Texas Mold Assessment Consultant license obtained in 2004.  Ms. Koehn has performed audits in various facilities for environmental issues including asbestos, indoor air quality, noise, and industrial hygiene surveys including representative monitoring for various chemical, physical, and biological hazards in a variety of manufacturing, industrial, and field work sites.  She has prepared bid and contract specifications for asbestos abatement and mold remediation projects for various Clients and completed project surveys, management work, and extensive air monitoring and numerous technical site investigations.  She has addressed numerous infection control issues as well as site data monitoring and assessments in hospitals and health care institutions both in the Texas Medical Center as well as throughout the Gulf Coast and surrounding areas.  She is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) in Comprehensive Practice since 1987 and maintains required Certification Maintenance (CM).  Ms. Koehn teaches various technical asbestos and indoor air quality courses previously for the Texas Engineering Extension Service of Texas A & M University and also site-specific Hazardous Waste Operations refresher training (CFR 1910.120).  Ms. Koehn provided course instruction for the Principles of Professional Safety and also Industrial Hygiene sampling and analysis course at the University of Houston-Clear Lake during 1997 to 2000 and also 2008, respectively.  She currently teaches an Industrial Hygiene Instrumentation course for the University of Houston – Downtown in the Safety and Fire Engineering Technology program from 2004 to present.  She is also a member of numerous professional organizations in the technical fields of industrial hygiene, safety, and risk management. She has been a member of both the national and local sections of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) for over 25 years and a member of the Board as well as local section officer positions and Continuing Education Committee Chairperson.  She was a member of the Asbestos Analysts Committee of the Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs of AIHA for several years and also a Consultant member of the Academy Committee Team (ACT) involved with the program planning for the annual Professional Conference on Industrial Hygiene (PCIH) sponsored by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).  She is President of JK, Inc., a full‑service industrial hygiene and indoor air quality consulting company, which has been in business within Texas and throughout the United States for over twenty years.


Ms. McKelvey has a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Houston in Biology (2005), and is currently completing the Environmental Science- Industrial Hygiene Masters program at University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) during 2010-2011. While obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree, she worked in the UH Biochemistry department as a lab assistant and also in the UH Geology department as a research technician and website designer. After graduating with her B.S. in 2005, she joined Geoscience Earth and Marine Services located in Houston, Texas.  With this group, she worked as a geological technician drafting maps and figures for geological hazard reports. While in the Masters program, Ms. McKelvey is a research assistant for the Environmental Institute of Houston located at UHCL. She maintains the ozone and meteorological monitoring equipment at three Clear Creek ISD High Schools. The data collected at the schools is reported to the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). In 2009, she became a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (University of Houston Clear Lake chapter). Ms. McKelvey is also a member of numerous professional organizations in the technical fields of industrial hygiene and safety. She is currently a student member of the National Safety Council (NSC), American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the local and national chapter of American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). She is a past member of UHCL Society of Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professionals.  She has attended the annual 2009 AIHCE in Toronto, Canada and a 3M / E-A-R / Peltor Hearing Protection and Conservation Intensive Short Course presented in Houston, Texas during 2010. Since May 2010, she is employed as an industrial hygiene technician at JK, Inc., a full-service industrial hygiene and indoor air quality consulting company, which has been in business within Texas and throughout the United States for over twenty-two years.  Ms. McKelvey has performed audits in various facilities for environmental issues including indoor air quality, noise and industrial hygiene surveys including representative monitoring for various chemical, physical, and biological hazards in a variety of manufacturing, industrial, and field work sites.