CTEH® Announces Appointment of Allen “Higg” Higginbotham as Director of TERP®

Please join CTEH® in congratulating Allen “Higg” Higginbotham, REM on his appointment as Director of Toxicology Emergency Response Program (TERP®) effective September 1, 2015. Higg joined CTEH® in September, 2013 as a member of the Major Projects Team and we look forward to continued success as he takes on his new role.

Allen "Higg" Higginbotham / CTEH Director of TERP

Allen “Higg” Higginbotham / CTEH Director of TERP

“Having known him for 15 years in many roles and most recently for the past two years on my team here at CTEH®, I know Higg will bring strong leadership and experience to our elite team in the Toxicology Emergency Response Program.” Cory Davis, Principal and Partner Consultant

Allen “Higg” Higginbotham is a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) and has 24 years’ experience in the HAZMAT Emergency Response Industry and personnel management. He specializes in industrial and hazardous material firefighting, emergency response, remediation, industrial services, training and response center management. His responsibilities include managing hazardous material emergencies, remediation and industrial services. He possesses leadership and management skills to properly manage and utilize personnel’s capabilities, equipment deployment, and resource allocation while keeping safety paramount.

David Watts, Vice President of Operations, adds “CTEH® has added a key person who possesses unique real-world hazmat and firefighting experience to an already elite TERP team. Higg brings an energy to this team and exemplifies an attitude all successful response organizations must possess.”

Higg will be replacing Jeff Lewellin who has held the Director role for the past 2 years since August, 2013. CTEH® is very appreciative of Jeff’s contribution to the department’s growth and we wish him continued success in the future.

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