ELLEN DEMPSEY, Hazardous Materials Specialist - Contra Costa County HS
Ellen Dempsey is a graduate from the UCLA Environmental Sciences Department. During her time at UCLA, she participated in various research and coursework directed at the effects of Climate Change and the advancement of Environmental Stewardship. Following graduation, Ellen held a position as an Environmental Engineer at a global aerospace company managing environmental compliance and source reduction of waste and water use.
Currently, Ellen is a Hazardous Materials Specialist at Contra Costa Health Services, Hazardous Materials Programs. She acts as both an inspector for the CUPA programs as well as a member of the County's Hazardous Materials Incident Response Team. She has been the lead for the Hazardous Materials Business Plan program since 2017.