Principal - Monica Singe
Monica is a Director and Principal of SMS LTD located in Wellington where she currently carries out the role of Locality & Technical Manager.
Her qualifications include Bachelor of Science (Zoology) and the Graduate Diploma's in Environmental Health Science and Drinking Water Assessment. BOHS IP402 Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings, and BOHS IP405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings.
Monica is responsible for technical delivery and development of technical services and aspects of SMS and NZB. This has included mosquito surveillance programme development, training and quality, including the development and preparation of surveillance systems guidelines, reports, standard operating procedures, environmental data, analysis programmes, discussion papers and media and landowner updates, the development of the risk based programme schedules, including statistical measures, and environmental monitoring requirements.
She has been involved in the development of treatment methodology for midge control in waste water treatment oxidation ponds in several locations, overseeing and monitoring surveillance programmes, providing an auditing and reporting function for the New Zealand BioSecure Entomology Laboratory services and mosquito port surveillance and midge control programmes.
Having worked in Local and Central Government and the private sector, Monica was involved in public and environmental health services for more than 20 years. Monica represented the MoH on the working party tasked to review the draft National Biosecurity Strategy in 2003, and was a member of the SSM Intelligence Projects with MAF BNZ.
She is responsible for the maintenance of the SMS website. If you have any website suggestions please send her an enquiry