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Mona Smith

Environmental Engineer

Mona Smith joined the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) team serving as an Environmental Engineer in 2022. Her work supports the environmental component of UIPA’s compliance program, implementing sustainable practices that reduce risk and positively impact the quality of life for the people of Utah. Smith received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is a steward of the environment. She is most excited to take ownership in cultivating a conscious and growing relationship between us and the natural world.

Smith has over four years of experience supporting environmental remediation and revitalization projects for federal government clients throughout the United States. Her support spanned a diversity of projects, including but not limited to Remedial Investigation/Risk Assessment for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska to Superfund Site remediation for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in residential Illinois.

Smith enjoys spending her time outside of the office in the mountains or the mesas with her dog, Vida. She is an aspiring mountaineer that enjoys most outdoor activities and loves to rock climb, camp, backpack, hike, trail run, and snowboard. Smith practices a plant-based lifestyle and has a passion for baking vegan cakes.