Brian Prisock has been hired as the Air Operating Permit Manager (replacing Brenda Smits who left in September 2017 for a new position at DOH). He has been working in the Air Quality Program for a little over 3 years, most recently as an Emissions Inventory and Compliance Coordinator. Prior to joining Ecology in 2014, Brian worked for Idaho DEQ for 13 years.
Jason Cocke has been hired as Air Operating Permit Compliance Specialist for Eastern Region (replacing Holly Cushman who left in September 2017 to join the Peace Corps). Jason comes from the Toxics Clean-up Program (ERO), where he spent the past 13 years working as an Underground Storage Tank Inspector.
Brian and Jason will both start in their new positions on February 16th.