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Kristi Barnette

Kristi has been a project manager with TGE Resources for over 10 years. She is part of the senior project management team at TGE and is responsible for the performance of all aspects of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, field characterization efforts, and compliance audits (including inspections/plans/facility training for Storm Water Pollution Prevention [SWP3], and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure [SPCC] plans).  Her day-to-day efforts include project initiation, performance of field surveys, collection review and reduction of historical and regulatory data, sample collection, coordination of projects related to Site characterization, remediation and risk assessment/management, and preparation of project deliverables for final review.

Kristi is a Licensed Professional Geoscientist in Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama. She is also a certified OSHA General Industry Trainer and a Licensed Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Manager.

The daughter of an Army family, Kristi came to Houston in the 1980s.  She graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a BS degree in Environmental Earth Studies and returned to Houston, where she earned a MS degree in Environmental Geology from the University of Houston – Clear Lake.  She started her career as a petroleum geologist in the oil and gas industry and chose to enter the environmental field in the early 2000s following a downtown in the energy industry.  She married her husband, Matt, in 2001 and lives in northwest Houston with their five dogs. In her down time, Kristi enjoys traveling the world on a cruise ship