Susan S. Smits, CHMM, TURP, CET

Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President with 30 years of environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) consulting, engineering, and project management experience, Susan oversees overall support to Mabbett’s largest Federal client – the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To date, Mabbett has served over 100 VA Medical Centers and over 100 VA National Cemeteries with VA prime contract awards totally over $28M in the last ten years.  Susan serves as a Program Manager for several large VA contracts as well as contracts with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, General Services Administration, and Department of Homeland Security.   

Prior to joining Mabbett in 2000, Susan served nine years as a Bioenvironmental Engineer Officer in the US Air Force. She was assigned to four Air Force installations where she directed the bases’ industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and radiation protection programs.  As a veteran, Susan is proud to work for Mabbett & Associates, Inc. a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and veteran friendly firm. 

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MS, Hazardous Waste and Materials Management, Southern Methodist University
MA, Public Administration, Midwestern State University
BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Captain, Bioenvironmental Engineer, US Air Force, 1982-1991