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Tripp Fischer Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

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Tripp Fischer, chief science officer at Brownfield Science and Technology Inc (BSTI) (Cochranville, Pennsylvania, USA), will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. 

BSTI offers a wide range of specialty services in the earth sciences, including soil, wastewater, surface water, and groundwater quality evaluations, environmental remediation, environmental forensics, and environmental consulting.

Fischer has been with BTSI since 2009, focusing on environmental policy, environmental impacts to business transactions, the assessment and remediation of light non-aqueous phase liquids in the subsurface, and chemical fate and transport in the environment. Prior to BSTI, Fischer served as a hydrologist/environmental engineer with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for 11 years. 

An ASTM International member since 2002, Fischer serves as chair of the corrective action subcommittee (E50.04) that is part of the committee on environmental assessment, risk management, and corrective action (E50). He has also served on the Committee on Standards (COS) and the soil and rock committee (D18). For his contributions, Fischer has been honored with a COS Service Award in 2019, the Robert J. Painter Award in 2019 by ASTM and the Society for Standards Professionals, and the E50 Award of Recognition in 2016.

Fischer holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from West Chester University and a master’s degree in engineering science (environmental) from the Pennsylvania State University. 

In addition to his work at ASTM International, Fischer is a member of the American Bar Association. He is also an advisory board member to the dean of sciences and mathematics at West Chester University and was formerly on the civil and environmental engineering technology advisory board at Delaware Technical Community College.

ASTM International’s board of directors is made up of 25 leaders from an array of companies, associations, and government bodies worldwide. Several members are based outside the United States. Learn more about ASTM’s board of directors at 

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