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Environmental Services

This section contains information pertaining to the Facilities Environmental Services group providing information about the group organization, responsibilities, and what we can do for you.

Group Organization

Our Environmental Services group is composed of the following:

  • Juliette Travous, Manager, Environmental Services:  314.415.8294
  • Jim Akers, Safety Specialist:  314.415.8260
  • Lance Gibler, Asbestos Specialist:  314-415-8296
  • Terry Plesia, Pesticide Specialist:  314.415.8293
  • Jackie Venturella, Secretary


  • On-going asbestos management
  • Lead-based paint management
  • Indoor Air Quality Investigations/mold remediation
  • Pest control
  • Fire extinguisher inspections and maintenance
  • Hazardous materials safe handling and disposal
  • Environmental compliance
  • Work place/employee health and safety
  • Workers' compensation
  • Required environmental and safety training
  • Other environmental and safety issues as they occur

What We Can Do For You

  • Remove chalkboards and bulletin boards (may contain asbestos)
  • Remove damaged asbestos containing floor tile or other asbestos materials
  • Conduct indoor air quality investigations
  • Inspect playgrounds and school buildings for safety issues
  • Complete ergonomic assessment of work station
  • Assist teachers with safety issues (power tools, proper storage, hazardous materials)
  • Chemical and hazardous waste disposals
  • Get rid of bugs, spiders, mice and other critters in and around building
  • Safety and environmental training for all staff

Additional Environmental Services Information

For additional information and details on Parkway's Environmental Services group and their responsibilities, please visit http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/envservices/index.cfm