professional experience

David J. Roberts
Principal – Kulshan Environmental Services
Master of Science, Environmental Science and Engineering
University of Washington
Bachelor of Science, Geology, Washington State University
Valle’ Scholarship, Uppsala University, Sweden
Context International Professional Development Program
Washington Career Executive Program
Washington Incident Command - Public Information Officer
Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)
For 30 years, David’s environmental work has focused on finding solutions and moving people and
organizations to action regarding complex environmental and land use decisions. David has
worked in a wide range of settings with all levels of government, tribes, nonprofit organizations
and businesses spanning a variety of locations and issues. David is well-connected in the
environmental field and possesses a deep knowledge base in watershed planning, habitat
protection and restoration, resource management and environmental remediation. He has
extensive experience in large and small group negotiations, consensus building and planning efforts
throughout Washington.
David is a skilled project manager with considerable experience bringing new programs on line. He
has managed multi-million dollar efforts at local, regional, and statewide levels. David has
facilitated numerous complex negotiations involving groups of multiple stakeholders large and
small. David’s understanding of regulatory and non-regulatory programs provides clients with a
range of ideas for resolving demanding concerns. David leads projects and assists facilities to
reduce their ecological impact and increase profitability by plotting a thoughtful path forward and
identifying key pitfalls and opportunities.
Kulshan Environmental Services
Washington Department of Natural Resources Assistant Division Manager
Washington Department of Ecology
Supervisor & Project Manager
Bennett Laboratories
Environmental Consultant
Kulshan Environmental Services
2012 Edgefield Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
[email protected] 360.483.7341