Pesticide Training and Development Specialist
Montana Department of Agriculture
Jolene joined the Montana Department of Agriculture as the Pesticide Training and Development Specialist for the Pesticide Applicator Program in 2013. Prior to her current role, she served as an Environmental Specialist in the Petroleum Cleanup Program for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Project Manager, Analytical Chemist, and Safety Officer for an environmental laboratory, and educator in several institutions ranging from preschool to college. She has worked extensively in groundwater protection programs, chemical safety, analytical evaluation, and science education for the past 22 years. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and a Master’s of Arts in Teaching from Jacksonville University and is currently working on a Master’s of Science in Environmental Resources at Montana State University.