Senior Environmental Scientist, Specialist
California State Water Resources Control Board - Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
Jacob Oaxaca is a Senior Environmental Scientist for the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP). Mr. Oaxaca serves as senior advisor to the ELAP Program Manager, and is a liaison between ELAP, laboratories, and State regulatory programs on the most complex technical projects. Additionally, Mr. Oaxaca is responsible for implementing many of ELAP’s transformative initiatives, including the recent updates to the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program regulations. Mr. Oaxaca holds a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and has worked as an Environmental Chemist conducting field sampling and project management for environmental remediation and compliance projects. Prior to joining ELAP, Mr. Oaxaca worked as a Research Technician with Chevron’s Fuel Technology and Additives Division in Richmond, CA, where he performed sample analysis for product identification and product integrity.