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Staff Directory

Paul A. Golrick


Certified Professional Soil Scientist

Professional Geologist

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Maureen McDermott


Soil Scientist

Certified Wetland Scientist

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Adam B. Browning

Environmental Field Specialist

Sewage System Designer

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Paul has more than 35 years of experience conducting soil and geologic evaluations for a variety of land-use applications.  Areas of expertise include subsurface sewage disposal, stormwater infiltration, limestone/bedrock geology, floodplain soils, and construction. Paul prepares technical reports  and provides expert testimony as needed.  As a PA-Certified SEO since 1986, Paul is well versed in individual and community sewage system requirements for planning, permitting, as well as determining factors responsible for system failures.  As a PG, he performs site evaluations to determine bedrock types and potential hazards associated with geologic formations. He is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist meeting Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) criteria. Paul enjoys music (classical to classic rock) and Mel Brooks movies ~ not a surprise to those who know him!

Maureen has over 20 years of experience in the environmental fields of soils and wetland science.  She is a PAPSS Professional Soil Scientist and an SWS and IWEER-certified wetland scientist.  Maureen is a PA Certified Sewage Enforcement Officer since 1999.  She coordinates directly with Federal, State, County and municipal agencies as part of permit acquisition, plant/animal surveys and biological assays.  Maureen’s responsibilities also include soil investigations for on-site wastewater renovation and stormwater infiltration in addition to her responsibilities for wetland and natural resource delineations for land use projects. Maureen loves animals, especially her puppy Yogi, supports animal rescue organizations and enjoys dipping her toes in the pool.

Adam has over 15 years of experience in generating field data and developing it into workable, permittable individual and community on-lot sewage system designs.  Adam is also proficient in the design of all systems permitted in Pennsylvania and Maryland, including but not limited to IRSIS, Shallow Limiting Zone systems, At-Grades, Stream Discharge systems, Drip technology, and more. He is certified by American Manufacturing to design and oversee installations of alternate design systems.  As a PA-certified SEO, Adam can apply his knowledge and experience to see his designs through the system of regulators and installers. Adam coordinates and conducts stormwater testing, inspects operating individual system components and collects samples as part of permit O&M compliance requirements.  Adam is also 40-hour OSHA safety-trained. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors, camping and fishing with his family and operating a Christmas Tree farm.

James Haklar

Professional Geologist

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Terry Harris

Environmental Science Division Manager

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Devon Tarantino

Environmental Field Specialist


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James conducts Phase I Environmental Site Assessments to the current ASTM/AAI standard, as well as Phase 2 and Phase 3 Remedial Investigations including soil and groundwater sampling and analysis related to underground tank closures and hazardous material releases.  He performs routine soil and groundwater sampling, percolation testing and double ring stormwater infiltration testing as well as all aspects of field work, report writing and client and regulatory agency interactions.  As a licensed geologist, he performs different types of site evaluations to determine bedrock types and potential hazards associated with geologic formations.  He is OSHA trained in Hazardous Waste Health and Safety Operations including supervisors and managers instruction.

Terry conducts Phase I Environmental Site Assessments to the current ASTM/AAI standard, as well as Phase 2 projects as needed, including Pennsylvania's Act 2 and Regulated Tank projects. He is also responsible for conducting Preliminary Assessments under the New Jersey Green Acres program. Terry has been certified as a Sewage Enforcement Officer in PA since 1990 and aids in site evaluations, testing and permitting. Mr. Harris also assists with soil evaluations and testing for stormwater infiltration. Terry enjoys taking on home improvement projects, working with his lathe and backpacking.

Devon routinely coordinates and conducts stormwater infiltration testing according to the Best Management Practice manual for Penn’s Trail Environmental, LLC. He gathers field data and generates reports based on findings established in the field according to the PA BMP manual. As a PA-certified SEO, Devon can apply his knowledge to see projects through from beginning to end, including all of the various testing procedures and guide the project through the regulatory system.  He also inspects operating individual system components and collects samples as part of permit O&M compliance requirements.  Devon hails from the excavating field, lending great skill to Penn's Trail field team as our backhoe operator. Devon enjoys watching  cartoons with his son and the occasional date night with his wife.

Holly Berryman-Moss

Accounts Manager

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Holly is responsible for managing the financial operations of the company and the administrative aspects including billing, purchasing, financial reporting and tracking and inventory management. She provides complete support to the daily operation and management of the company, compiles the reports from various departments focusing on the financial reports; coordinates interdepartmental office filing and data output systems and provides full support to the management team to allow the company to operate in an efficient manner. Holly is a wife, mother, cook, cleaning lady and chauffeur to a teenage daughter. She enjoys vacations, hanging with friends, and gardening.

Marcy is responsible for SOPs, project coordination and general administrative duties as well scheduling PA One Calls for soil testing. Marcy generates and forwards Township Notices for storm water testing and maintains project correspondence, task lists and files. Other responsibilities include fielding and trouble-shooting calls, account management, data research, and marketing. Marcy enjoys spending time with her husband, three daughters and two crazy dogs. In her downtime she watches baking shows, yet rarely bakes.   

Marcy Witt

Project Coordinator

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