Janice McMahon

Janice McMahon

President

Janice McMahon

Janice McMahon is an owner and President of Aster Global Environmental Solutions.

Ms. McMahon has over 22 years of experience in ecology, wildlife biology, forestry, natural resources, GHG emissions inventory and reduction projects, and GHG validations/verifications. She specializes in:

  • Natural resource management projects
  • Carbon sequestration feasibility assessments
  • Management plans for ecosystem enhancement
  • GHG emissions and reduction assessments
  • Environmental Asset tracking programs
  • GHG validations/verifications
  • Endangered/threatened species assessments
  • Habitat management plans
  • Integrated ecosystems services plans

She is a Certified Wildlife Biologist under The Wildlife Society (TWS) guidelines, an ISO 14064/14065 trained lead verifier, ICAO trained CORSIA verifier, and was a CSA Standards Certified GHG Verifier and Inventory Quantifier. She has conducted over 60 organizational-level GHG inventory verifications (BC, SK, TCR) and has provided technical review and/or QA/QC on 150+ AFOLU offset projects and methodology assessments for VCS, CCB, CAR, ACR, ARB and NFS.

Ms. McMahon was instrumental in establishing Aster Global as an authorized GHG validator/verifier for The Climate Registry (TCR), British Columbia Reporting Regulation, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), Climate Action Reserve (CAR), California Air Resource Board (ARB), American Carbon Registry (ACR), Natural Forest Standard (NFS), Plan Vivo, and Climate Community, and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA). She also led Aster Global through the process of receiving accreditation from American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO 14065:2013 for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies as one of the first five accredited entities in the world.

Most recently, Ms. McMahon led the Aster Global team to achieve accreditation from ANSI for the verification of assertions related to GHG emissions for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).

Ms. McMahon is responsible for leading Aster Global, which includes client and team coordination, proposal preparation and review, maintenance of Aster Global’s ANSI accreditation and Management System, and QA/QC for projects around the world. Ms. McMahon also leads lectures and seminars throughout the United States and internationally regarding the carbon markets and opportunities from GHG emissions offset project validations/verifications.

Janice's Resume

Education Level:

Master of Science - Wildlife Science
Auburn University

Bachelor of Science - Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Minors in Forestry and Zoology
University of Florida

Years of Experience:

22

Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of American Foresters
  • The Wildlife Society

Certifications:

  • International Civil Aviation Organization
    • Certified CORSIA Verifier
  • The Wildlife Society
    • Certified Wildlife Biologist®
  • ISO 14064 Series Class Certification
  • Gopher Tortoise Management and Mitigation Professional
  • Master Tree Farmer
  • Master Wildlifer

GHG Validation and Verification Experience

Ms. McMahon has been conducting third-party validations and verification since 2007 and the company has been accredited by ANSI under the ISO standards previously identified since March 2010. Ms. McMahon has been the Lead Verifier on over 50 organizational-level GHG inventory verifications (BC and TCR) and has provided technical review or QA/QC on 100+ AFOLU offset projects and methodology assessments for VCS, CCB, CAR, ACR, ARB and NFS.

Specific Project Experience

American Carbon Registry ( ACR )
California Air Resources Board (ARB)
British Columbia (BC)
Lead VerifierCrew Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2011
Lead VerifierEOG Resources - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort Nelson, BC, Canada2011
Lead VerifierProgress Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2010 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2011
Lead VerifierChinook - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierCrew Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierCrew Energy/Septimus BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierEOG Resources - Annual BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort Nelson, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierProgress Energy - Annual BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2011 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierTerra Energy - Annual BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierTerra Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Fort St. John and Taylor, BC, Canada2012
Lead VerifierChinook - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierCrew Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierCrew/Septimus - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierEOG - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort Nelson, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierNeucel - BC Regulation Reporting Verification -Port Alice, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierProgress Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierTerra Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2012 -Delta, BC, Canada2013
Lead VerifierAlta Gas - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierChinook - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierCrew Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierCrew Energy/Septimus - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierEndurance Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort Nelson, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierProgress Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierTerra Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2013 -Delta, BC, Canada2014
Lead VerifierAlta Gas - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierChinook Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierCrew Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierCrew Energy/Septimus - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierProgress Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead Verifier"Terra Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2014 (note-no opinion statement was issued in May 2015 and then client never got back to us after repeated attempts so project was closed)" -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation reporting verification - 2014 -Delta, BC, Canada2015
Lead VerifierAlta Gas - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2015 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2016
Lead VerifierChinook Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2015 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2016
Lead VerifierCrew Energy/Septimus - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2015 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2016
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2015 -Delta, BC, Canada2016
Lead VerifierChinook Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2016 -Fort St. John, BC, Canada2017
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2016 -Delta, BC, Canada2017
Lead VerifierVF Clean Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification 2016 -Delta, BC, Canada2017
Lead VerifierLantic - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2016 -Lantic Manufacturing, Vancouver2017
Lead VerifierLhoist - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2015/2016 -Langley Plant, Vancouver2017
Lead VerifierKelt Exploration - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2016 -6 Operating Stations in BC2017
Lead VerifierWindset Farms - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2017 -Delta, BC, Canada2018
Lead VerifierVF Clean Energy - BC Regulation Reporting Verification 2017 -Delta, BC, Canada2018
Lead VerifierLantic - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2017 -Lantic Manufacturing, Vancouver2018
Lead VerifierLhoist - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2017 -Langley Plant, Vancouver2018
Lead VerifierKelt Exploration - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2017 -6 Operating Stations in BC2018
Lead VerifierLantic - BC Regulation Reporting Verification - 2016 -Lantic Manufacturing, Vancouver2019
TRC
Lead VerifierTCR Batch Verification - 19 participant companies -CA, UT, DC, MA, WY, OR, WA - all desktop only2015
CDP
Lead Verifier2018
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX)
Climate Action Reserve (Reserve)
Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard
ISO
Natural Forest Standard (NFS)
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard
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