Smith Gardner Inc
2016 - Present
Board of Directors
2010 - Present
1998 - Present
Aquifer investigation and characterization
Ground water assessment and remediation
Ms. Smyth oversees hydrogeological investigations for a variety of clients in the region which include subsurface investigations for solid waste facility siting and permitting. Her water quality assessment experience extends from underground storage tank removal to contaminant delineation at pre-regulatory landfill facilities. Her remediation experience includes monitored natural attenuation, in-situ remediation, source removal, and groundwater extraction and ex-situ remediation. Her current focus is on emerging contaminants.
Ms. Smyth is a member the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) PFAS Group, is on the NCDEQ Rule Review Committee overseeing Environmental Monitoring Rules, and is a member of the Affiliated Research Faculty with the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences of Appalachian State University.
Ms. Smyth is a licensed Professional Geologist in North Carolina and South Carolina.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrogeology from Northern Arizona University.
B.S. Hydrogeology, 1988 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff , AZ
Registered Site Manager
Registered Environmental Consultant Program
40 Hour Health and Safety Training
Solid Waste Association of North America – PFAS Group
NCDEQ Rule Review Committee – Environmental Monitoring Rules
Appalachian State University – Affiliated Research Faculty, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Smith Gardner, Inc.
1994 - Present
ATEC Associates, Incorporated
1992 - 1994
International Technology Corporation
1989 - 1992
“Landfills and Groundwater – A Case Study of Impact in North Carolina”, (Smyth, J.A. and German, M. M.), Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, 2016
“Gravity Driven Dewatering Systems for Landfill Expansion”, (Smith, S.A. and Smyth, J.A), Wessex Institute of Technology, 2008.
“Air Sparging and Soil Vapor Extraction for the Remediation of Ground Water”, (Raymond, T. P. and Finkbeiner, J.A.), HMCRI Conf., Louisiana, 1994