Areas of Expertise: 

Air Permitting/Compliance, Environmental Management/Advocacy, Water Quality

Representative Industries:

Oil & Gas Production, Oil Refining & Chemical, Paper Production, Cogeneration Applications


California Air Resources Board accredited AB32 GHG Lead Verifier with sector specialist accreditations in Oil and Gas Systems and Transactions.

Trade Associations:

Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA)


Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Washington State University

Environmental Management

Office: 805-764-6006



Personal Interest:

As a family, we love to travel and explore new countries, cultures and exotic cuisine. Besides travelling, I love my other job as a volunteer with a local canine rescue and adoption shelter and as an advocate for the rights of children with additional needs.

Irra has more than 10 years of experience in air quality research and applied environmental regulatory compliance assistance, including air quality permitting, air quality dispersion modeling and health risk assessments. Irra has direct experience in the design/execution of environmental managements systems, assistance in agency negotiations and notifications, health risk assessments, as well as considerable expertise in complex meteorological models. Representative project experience is presented below. Irra is accredited by the California Air Resources Board as a Lead Verifier under the AB32 greenhouse gas inventory program, with accreditations for transactions and oil and gas systems sectors.

Irra Core, PhD