ABOUT US: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Johan Forsman
Current Employer:
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Job Title:
Environmental Health Scientist Manager

Professional Experience:
Manage the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health Engineering Services Sectionís Science, GIS, and Data Technology unit, including the Safe Drinking Water Program data systems. The data systems maintain essential inventory, sources, points of collection, compliance and analytical information for all Public Water Systems in Louisiana.
Manage the development and implementation of OPHís statewide Geographical Information System by designing, managing, creating, and developing all GIS datasets within the Safe Drinking Water Program including all appropriate locational, geological, hydrological, and engineering information available. Manage GIS data-sharing efforts with federal, state, and local agencies, including state-wide emergency response coordination with the Governorís Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Manage the Lower Mississippi Waterworks Warning Network.
Act as the in-house hydrogeology consult for DHH central office, districts and regions regarding ground- and surface-water quality and availability, acts as the liaison with local, state, and federal agencies for collaboration and state program development input regarding source-water quality, quantity, and management.
Assist with the budget development process, procurement process, development of Requests for Proposals and the subsequent contract and proposal review, and review new legislative and administrative proposals from both federal and state agencies as they impact the Engineering Services Section, write grant applications.

CAGWCC Member Since 2013
 

 
 

3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite 137, Baton Rouge, LA   70816-2255
Phone: 225-293-7370    Fax: 225-293-7373
Site copyright 2016 Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission. All Rights Reserved.
 

HOME I ABOUT US I PERMITTING I EDUCATION I WATER USE I TECHNICAL