Meet the Team:

CEA’s team consists of engineers, scientists, and technical support personnel with extensive experience and expertise providing our clients pragmatic and effective solutions to their environmental needs. CEA’s nimble structure fosters a culture of teamwork and an exchange of ideas that allows for innovative solutions to even the most challenging projects presented to us by our wide-range of clients.
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Kim Bell Hosea

President

Kim Bell Hosea – President: Following in her father’s, grandfather’s, and great grandfather’s footsteps, Ms. Hosea is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years of experience in managing and conducting environmental investigations at industrial, commercial, and CAFO facilities across the United States, with specific expertise in Due Diligence Assessments (Phase I/II Investigations), RCRA corrective actions, hazardous waste handling, CAFO waste management and project planning, inclusive of cost estimating.

  Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from George Washington University
  • M.S. in Technical Communications from Southern College of Technology
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certified
Site Investigation and Remediation Expertise
Skilled Project Manager
Technical Writing Expertise
Executive Leadership
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Kevin Draganchuk, P.E.

President – CEA Engineers, PC

Kevin Draganchuk, P.E. – Senior Engineer – Carpenter Environmental Associates, President – CEA Engineers, PC: Mr. Draganchuk has been expressing his passion for preserving the environment and promoting responsible development with CEA for over 8 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey with expertise in stormwater management design and permitting, pollutant discharge and associated environmental impacts, sanitary sewer collections systems, site assessment and remediation, and analyzing the operations and performance of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP).

  Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer – New York and New Jersey
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 24-hour HAZWOPER Certified
Licensed Professional Engineer – NY and NJ
Stormwater Management Design Expertise
Site Remediation Design and Oversight
Wastewater Management Expertise

Ralph E. Huddleston, Jr.

Senior Environmental Scientist

Ralph E. Huddleston, Jr. – Senior Environmental Scientist: Mr. Huddleston is a biologist with over 35 years of experience conducting freshwater and tidal wetlands delineations, ecological investigation identifying wildlife and vegetation, including threated and endangered species surveys, and New York State Environmental Quality/Environmental Impact Statement (SEQR/EIS) reviews. Ralph regularly provides expert witness testimony in the environmental and biological sciences in local, state and federal courts.

  Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Fisheries Biology from Eastern Kentucky University
  • B.A. in Biology from the University of Louisville
  • Continuing Professional Education – Advanced Wetlands Delineation, Wetland Systems of the Northeast, Methodology of Delineating Wetlands, and Coastal Vegetation Identification.
Court Recognized Expert Witness
Wetland Scientist
Expert Ecological Investigator
Regulatory Negotiator
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Patricia Shannon

Office Manager

Patricia Shannon – Office Manager: Ms. Shannon has been with CEA over 10 years and performs countless administrative tasks that support our clients and keeps CEA’s office operating effectively and efficiently.

Organization
Office Management
Efficiency
Client Support