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M.A. (Tony) Ballas 98 Summerfield Dr Annapolis, MD21403 Primary Phone: (410)-267-7855 Alternate Phone: (443)-852-6550 e-mail:tb15b7dfa@westpost.

net Objective : To obtain employment performing environmental restoration, water qua lity monitoring, and environmental site assessment. Skills Qualifications and Skills Experienced taking water samples, using monitoring and analysis equipment, and m aintaining and calibrating instruments. Basic knowledge of point and non-point s ource pollution. Some basic knowledge of hydrology and soils. Have experience in land-survey techniques. Work Ethic: Motivated, enjoy problem solving, dependabl e, and dedicated to employer. Professional Goals My professional goal is to assist in building a bridge between Industry, develop ment and our desire to live comfortably, with the need to protect our natural re sources, and the environment. To accomplish this I plan to utilize environmental technology, modern building techniques, modern agricultural / landscaping metho ds, and common sense learned through schooling, and work experience. We can acco mplish a more efficient, cleaner, and productive eco-friendly society by utilizi ng these along with old school conservation knowledge. Work Experience Apr 2003To Oct 2008 Field Tech/ Interviewer Macro International, Burlington, VT Interviewed anglers/fishermen for statistical survey .Gathered data including st atistics of weight and measurements of catch. Analyzed data for processing. Feb 1996To Aug 2000 Instrument-man Summerall Land Survey, Davidsonville, MD Completed construction surveys, Completed land surveys, Assembled and operated i nstruments, Located controls and operated instruments and set controls. Nov 1992To Sep 1996 Survey Associate Landtech, Glen Burnie, MD Completed house location surveys, Operated instrument and took measurements, Off ice responsibilities: delivered plats, operated data copier, filed plats, etc. Jun 1991To May 1992 Environmental Technician Trainee Appalachian Environmental Lab, Frostburg, MD Process, identify and collect benthic macro-invertebrates. Kept lab clean Mar 1990To Jun 1990 Laborer Greensleeves Landscaping, Annapolis, MD Work independently, mulching, collecting leaves, installing retaining walls, sto ne and brick patios, building decks, and building water runoff systems, such as French drains. Load and Unload Truck, document tasks performed each day. Jan 1985To Aug 1986 Student Technician Maryland Office of Environmental Programs, Annapolis, MD

Worked on project: Non-point pollution: Chester River: helped set up project, me asured stream flow, collected water samples, maintained equipment (water sampler , flow meter, rain gauge).Biological assessment: process, identify and collect benthic macro-invertebrates, assisted with collection of tissue samples and fish kill investigation; used hydro-lab, benthic sampler, seine, fishing equipment. Education History April 2010 Ashford University No Degree Environmental Studies Clinton, IA May 2006 Anne Arundel Community College Associates Degree Arnold, MD present Enrolled in Environmental Restoration Program at AACC References Availableupon request.