Ysabel Perez, Maul Foster & Alongi

Ysabel Perez

Staff Geologist

After obtaining her BS in geology, Ysabel started working at MFA as part of the response team sampling properties affected by a large wildfire in Oregon. Her expertise includes remedial investigations, sediment characterizations, geologic field mapping and analysis, environmental sampling, and data quality assurance. She also works on mine remediation in northern Idaho, including groundwater…

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I was an “eat dirt and see what happens” kinda kid. Unfortunately, that’s a very competitive and niche career path nowadays. As an adult, I like getting my boots on the ground and a hands-on experience—gaining a deep understanding of the problem and our solution, including the effect of our work over time. I’m intrigued by the variety and history of the people, as well as the places—from a recent wildfire-affected area to a nineteenth-century mining region—I encounter in my work at MFA.
I was an “eat dirt and see what happens” kinda kid. Unfortunately, that’s a very competitive and niche career path nowadays. As an adult, I like getting my boots on the ground and a hands-on experience—gaining a deep understanding of the problem and our solution, including the effect of our work over time. I’m intrigued by the variety and history of the people, as well as the places—from a recent wildfire-affected area to a nineteenth-century mining region—I encounter in my work at MFA.
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Who is Ysabel Perez?

After obtaining her BS in geology, Ysabel started working at MFA as part of the response team sampling properties affected by a large wildfire in Oregon. Her expertise includes remedial investigations, sediment characterizations, geologic field mapping and analysis, environmental sampling, and data quality assurance. She also works on mine remediation in northern Idaho, including groundwater and soil sampling; well monitoring, installation, and development; and report writing. In her free time, Ysabel likes to paint, bake, and hike.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Geology

Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Licenses

AHERA Building Inspector

Certifications

OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations