Board of Directors Biography's

Current Board of Directors:


John Balobeck, CISEC #0200:

Mr. Balobeck is a nationally experienced project manager with a diverse education and empirical background in the construction industry. He has more than 17 years exposure to many sections of the construction and environmental industries including regional management of environmental and health & safety programs, regulatory affairs, Brownfield projects, soil and groundwater remediation, environmental permitting, site inspection and compliance auditing. Sharp project managerial skills have been utilized at construction sites through creating and implementing new regulatory construction programs, as well as managing the finances and people pertinent to the projects.  He is currently the Managing Director of the Bay Area for NES, Inc.

Josh Downey, CISEC #0031:

Josh Downey founded CMS Environmental Solutions; which is a full service stormwater compliance consulting company, in 2009. CMS currently operates in 5 states across the US.
Josh graduated from the University of Denver where he received a BS in Environmental Science and a BA in Philosophy with a minor in Political Science. He went on to get a Master’s degree in Real Estate Development and Construction Management. He was able to apply this educational background at Douglas County where he helped them streamline their Phase II MS4 stormwater program. After a few years at the County he was recruited by Richmond American Homes to help them develop and implement a successful stormwater compliance program while negotiating through their consent decree with the EPA.
He took the experience of working as both a permitor and permittee to develop a consulting firm that would help all parties achieve their permit compliance goals. Josh has always advocated for a collaborative process towards compliance keeping our nation’s waterways swimmable and fishable.

Tina R. Evans, P.E., CISEC #0095:

Tina R. Evans has a degree in Civil and Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and has worked since 1999 at Hydrodynamics, Inc. She conducts research for expert testimony, SWPPP development, completes construction site inspections, assists with drainage assessments, develops sediment and erosion control drawings for contractors, coordinates activities associated with sediment and erosion control, analyzes drainage problems for homeowners, and teaches about controlling sediment and erosion on construction sites. She has been a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado since 2005 and is a CISEC.

Ken Kristoffersen, CISEC #0507:

Founded CAL-Storm Compliance in early 2010 to provide stormwater compliance services under the 2009 California CGP. Services provided are: QSD-SWPPP Development (over 100 per-year), QSP-Site Inspection Services (currently 55 contracts), Stormwater Compliance Training & Development Services (monthly QSP/QSD/CISEC/PDH Classes). Additional services include SMARTS Permit Filing Assistance, e.g. NOI, ad Hoc, Quarterly, Annual Reports, and NOT, as well as NOV, Notice of Violation resolution services with State & Local Agencies.
Current clients consist of contractors, developers, architects, civil engineers, Cities, Counties and the State of California. SWPPPs for Arizona and Nevada are also part of our services.
Clear Water Service, 2002 to 2010:  Founding Partner and VP, built the company from the ground up with services including SWPPP Development, Inspections, Compliance Training and BMP Installation.
General Physics, 1997 to 2002:  Director of Business Development, Western US. Developed technical training and engineering (environmental) solutions across 8 market sectors. Lean, TPM, PSM, RMP, etc.

Yolanda Leal, CISEC #0449:

Yolanda Leal, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Specialist, has been working in the field of Storm Water Compliance since September 2003 and is experienced in project management, program auditing, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) development, site inspections, and storm water sampling for both the State Construction General Permit as well as the State Industrial Waste Discharge permit. A specialist in erosion and sediment control, Ms. Leal has extensive experience minimizing pollutant discharges from construction and industrial sites. Ms. Leal’s efforts are supported by California State Water Resources Control Board as a Qualified SWPPP Developer and Practitioner; EnviroCert International as a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control; and CISEC, Inc. as a Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control. Ms. Leal has also been an approved instructor in the CISEC program for the last 3 years. 

Zackary Martin, M. A. Geo, CPESC, CISEC #0201:

Zackary Martin has worked since 1993 in the Stormwater/Environmental field. He has experience with environmental programs that involve NEPA, NPDES, RCRA and CERCLA in Private industry and Governmental entities (city, county and state). Zac is also a Certified Professional of Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) as well as CISEC teacher. He has also been teaching classes at local colleges and universities that focus primarily on environmental issues, for the last 6 years. He has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Resources and a Masters degree in Land/Area Development and Management and he is currently working on his PhD, with his research focused on Water Quality in the South Texas Region.

Calvin Palmer, CISEC #0439:

After spending time in the US Army working with high altitude sensors, I started in construction in the mid 1970’s.  Becoming a Construction Superintendent in 1982.  I have worked on projects as small as one million dollars and as large as one billion dollars.  I have worked with NPDES requirements since they were instituted.
My career has taken me to 3 countries and more than 20 states.  I am married with 4 children and 7 grandchildren.  We enjoy traveling, fly-fishing and visiting grandchildren.  I am active in my church and volunteer with an organization helping single mothers and fathers establish themselves in society.

Brock Peters, CISEC #0026:

Brock Peters, CISEC, is a past erosion and sediment control contractor and currently a consultant with over 35 years of progressive accomplishments in the construction industry.  He is serving his second term as Administrative Vice President on the Board of Directors of the International Erosion Control Association, previously serving two terms on the Board of the IECA Great Rivers Chapter. During his career he has served on numerous Boards including state and local homebuilders associations, as well as serving on the Environmental Issues Committee for the National Association of Homebuilders. Brock’s wife Chris, and grown daughters Cara and Bailee, are supportive of Brock’s diverse representation in both the stormwater and construction industries. When Brock is not “chasing” these passions he enjoys the serenity of the great outdoors at his cabin on the Platte River.



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