Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith has over 20 years of experience in a variety of roles in the field of environmental science. Ms. Smith has worked as an environmental regulator at the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM), a consultant at a national environmental consulting firm, and a research chemist at the University of Florida. Ms. Smith serves SCS Engineers as a principal technical advisor and expert in the field of risk based corrective action (RBCA). Ms. Smith provides unique insight with respect to regulatory issues. While working as DERM’s Risk Assessor, Ms. Smith served as the primary author of the County’s RBCA Ordinance, which regulates cleanup actions for county sites. Ms. Smith was also responsible for formulating department policy and generating technical documents relating to assessment, remediation, risk assessment, RBCA, waste water reuse, contaminated soil reuse, legally-applied pesticides, and construction on contaminated properties. Ms. Smith was instrumental in the development of the State of Florida risk based statutes, rules, and guidelines. While at DERM she was also responsible for technical oversight and training of hydrogeologists and engineers.