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Elizabeth Hagenmaier's Bio

Elizabeth Hagenmaier's Bio

Elizabeth Hagenmaier (BS 2011-Earth Science, Geospatial Analysis) of Lenexa had been a physical science aide for the Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 before she was hired full-time in October 2011 as an EPA remedial project manager.

She leads teams of technical, support staff, and stakeholders to efficiently manage large-scale Superfund sites, and has organized annual RPM training in her region for more than four years. As lead RPM for the Region Tri-State Mining District site team, Hagenmaier manages two Superfund mega-sites and three groundwater/landfill Superfund sites in Iowa. She specializes in cleaning up some of the worst hazardous wastes sites in the country, including one near Picher, Oklahoma, described as one of the most-toxic towns in America. She also organizes and leads the annual RPM training for Region 7.

Hagenmaier was National Remedial Project Manager of the Year in 2019, and received a bronze medal in 2018 for science achievement, a gold medal National Honor Award in 2016 for Exceptional Services Team, and a Regional Excellence Spirit Individual Award in 2016.