Diane Anderson is the president and founder of APPL Inc (Agriculture and Priority Pollutants Laboratories) in Clovis, CA. From 1976 to 1982 Diane worked as an analytical chemist in the California agriculture industry, and in 1982 she started her own environmental laboratory in the San Joaquin Valley. Since then, the corporation has grown to over 50 employees servicing the analytical needs of both foreign and domestic environmental projects. As president of APPL Inc, Diane has overseen the analytical work for soil remediation, water quality monitoring, and Department of Defense projects. Diane has participated in US EPA method development, including EPA 6850 perchlorate by LC-MS, EPA 8321 carbamates by HPLC, EPA 8330B Appendix A Incremental soil sampling, and the USACE Jan 2012 publication “Evaluation of Sampling and Sample Preparation Modifications for Soil Containing Metallic Residues”. Diane is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council. She is a trainer for the Laboratory Processing Module for the ITRC Incremental Sampling Methodology Team. Diane earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from California State University, Fresno, California, in 1976. She has been honored by her alma mater as Top Dog Alumna by the College of Math and Sciences and as Distinguished Alumna by the Department of Chemistry. APPL, Inc professional certifications include Department of Defense, NELAC, NELAP, 15 individual state, and woman-owned, small, disadvantaged business certifications.