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Dr. Tony Sperling contributes 10 years of landfill engineering and fire control experience to the LandfillFire Control Inc. team. His primary responsibilities on projects entail fire characterization, environmental protection and site reclamation. As well, Dr. Sperling leads LandfillFire Control Inc. fire prevention group, providing fire safety audit and emergency planning services.

He is  the  president of  Sperling Hansen Associates, a full service landfill engineering company that has  prepared landfill/operations and closure plans for more than 250 municipal and  commercial landfills. Dr. Sperling has been responsible for fire extinguishments and  reclamation at the Delta Shake and Shingle Landfill in Vancouver, the Campbell Mountain Landfill in Penticton and the  Hesperia  Landfill in Vernon. He  has prepared fire  response plans for Weyerhaeuser's China Creek Landfill in Port Alberni, Tolko Forest Products Louis Landfill in Barriere and the city of Vancouver Landfill in Delta. Contact
Dr. Tony Sperling.
 

Mr. Randall Wolsey, has 28 years of experience in the field of firefighting and emergency response plan development. He is presently the Director of Fire and Emergency Services for the Corporation of the District of Delta. Major achievements in his career have included new and innovative, yet simple and functional emergency response plans, streamlined administration of 145 fire fighters and a $13 million annual budget. A master organizer, Mr. Wolsey's responsibilities in LandfillFire Control Inc. are to quickly implement emergency responses using the proven Incident Command System. As well, Mr. Wolsey is uniquely qualified to assist landfill owners in dealing with public relations and political issues.

 

Todd Thalhamer, P.E. currently holds positions at CalRecycle, the US EPA and is President of Hammer Consulting Services.  Mr. Thalhamer also is a Lieutenant at the El Dorado Hills Fire District and acts as a fire officer for the Fire Department, supervising fire crews during responses.  Mr. Thalhamer performed Incident Commander duties for the longest burning tire fire in the US and assisted the US EPA Emergency Response Team in Guam during a tire fire.

 

 

 

Nathalie Maurer, P.Eng.,  has been involved with more than 50 projects that include landfill design, volumetric analysis, environmental assessment, design and operation planning, closure and post-closure planning as well as economic analysis.  Nathalie has also worked closely with Dr. Sperling in preparing numerous landfill fire risk reduction plans and completing landfill fire training courses. 

 

David Kvick works as an Environmental Scientist with SHA and is also part of the LFCI fire prevention group.  Mr. Kvick has been involved in a large array of waste management projects, ranging from environmental monitoring, QA/QC site supervision and site investigations.  David also has experience in conducting landfill fire safety audits, coordinating and preparing fire risk reduction plans and fire safety training materials.  Mr. Kvick is SHA’s manager of Health and Safety.