Gingles, who retired from LDEQ after 27 years, came back to become the Assistant Secretary for the newly created Office of Environmental Assessment. Gingles oversees the Divisions of Air Planning and Assesment, Water Planning and Assessment, Underground Storage Tank and Remediation.
Gingles has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Louisiana State University Shreveport and a Master of Science in public health from Tulane.
Air Planning and Assessment - Administrator
Meyers received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State university. Since joining LDEQ in 1997, Meyers worked in the Waste permits Division as an engineer and engineer manager until he became the administrator of Air Planning and Assessment in March 2018.
Remediation - Administrator
Underground Storage Tanks - Administrator
Water Planning and Assessment Division - Administrator
McFarland, who joined LDEQ in 2001, is administrator for Water Quality Assessment and Planning. This Division consists of Water Surveys, Water Standards and Assessment, Water Quality Modeling (TMDLs), Nonpoint Source, Source Water Protection and Clean Water State Revolving Fund.
McFarland is a licensed Louisiana Professional Engineer with a BS in Environmental Engineering from Louisiana State University.