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MEET THE TEAM

DORIE GAYNER

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Dorie Gayner, MA - Founder/ Chief Administrative Officer

 

Dorie is the Founder of G4 Environmental, LLC (G4), which is a tenant of the Sierra Valley Enterprises, LLC (SVE) business campus at the Biomass Cogen facility in Loyalton, CA. Dorie is working with the management team at SVE on Business Development.  G4 will work on fiber procurement for the Cogen facility.

Dorie attended Albion College, Michigan State University, and UOPX. Dorie holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) and a Master’s Degree in Administration.  Before founding G4, Dorie founded and managed Pemberton Pine, LLC, where she focused her efforts on restoring a private ranch that burned in Colorado’s Hayman Fire.  Dorie’s forestry career began on that ranch in 2003, where she gained extensive experience in developing forestry management plans, working with, the Colorado State Forest Service, 501c3 organizations, managing field employees, and building a successful forestry management company.  

Dorie's professional certifications include the following:

  • FEMA ICS100 – Introduction to the Incident Command System

  • FEMA ICS-200 - Single Resources and Initial Action Incident Certificate

  • FEMA IS-700 - National Incidence Management System (NIMS) – An Introduction

  • FEMA IS-800 - National Response Framework, An Introduction

  • FEMA IS-0063a - Introduction to Debris Management

  • OSHA 30 - Construction Safety and Health Training

PATRICK GAYNER

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Patrick Gayner – Founder / Chief Operating Officer

 

Pat is a National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) certified Firefighter, Fireline Sawyer, and a Nationally Registered EMT (NREMT) and Wilderness EMT (WEMT) who has worked in post-fire rehabilitation and forest management across the Southwest since 2003. Pat founded and built one of the largest forestry management firms in the Southwest, where he specialized in Business Development, Contract Acquisition, Contract Administration, Safety, Stewardship Contracting, and Quality Control. Pat is a former Board Member of the Intermountain Forest Association (IFA) and former member of the Executive Committee of the Front Range Roundtable (FRRT) in Colorado. Pat's passion is promoting industry rehabilitation and increasing the pace and scale of forest restoration in the USA.


Pat's professional certifications include the following:

  • NWCG S-130/190 Wildland Firefighter Type-1 

  • NWCG S-212 Wildland Faller Class-2

  • NWCG L-180 Human Factors in Wildland Fire

  • NWCG S-131 Advanced Firefighter 

  • NWCG FFT1 / Incident Commander Type 5 - ICT5 

  • NREMT - Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician - Registry #: E323255 

  • Colorado WEMT-IV Certified #053039 – Wilderness EMT, Intravenous Therapy Approved

  • Wilderness First Aid Certified by Katabatic Mountain School  

  • FEMA ICS-100 - Introduction to the Incident Command System

  • FEMA ICS-200 - Single Resources and Initial Action Incident Certificate

  • FEMA IS-700b - National Incidence Management System (NIMS) – An Introduction

  • FEMA IS-800d - National Response Framework, An Introduction

  • Member National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 

  • NFPA Home Ignition Zone (HIZ) CEA 

  • Former Fire Mitigation Technician for Florissant Fire Rescue 

  • City Forester Licensee Colorado Springs # 72308 

  • City of Grand Junction Licensed Tree Technician – Type B

  • Licensed Timber Operator Class A State of California A012213

  • Colorado Timber Industry Association (CTIA) Master Logger

  • OSHA 30 - Construction Safety and Health Training

GRETCHEN GAYNER

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Gretchen Gayner - Company Administration / Bookkeeping

Gretchen's Experience spans the world of Emergency Medical Service, to the Service Industry, to Media and Business. In pursuit of her passion for a sustainable circular economy, Gretchen joined the G4 team because of the company's environmental focus. Gretchen is a key employee who manages company administration, books, and records.  Gretchen is the driving force in the company's branding, she led every step, from the logo creation to the website design and maintenance. In 2009 Gretchen earned the distinction of becoming the youngest certified First Responder in Colorado. She is a former Nationally Registered EMT (NREMT) and volunteer for Mountain Communities Volunteer Fire Department (MCVFD). Gretchen is a certified professional organizer, fluent in Spanish, an accomplished artist, and she has a certificate in Marketing and a certificate in Visual Display and Presentation from Orange Coast College.

Gretchen's professional certifications include the following:

  • NAPO OD101 - Fundamental Organizing and Productivity Principles

  • NAPO OD102 - Fundamental Organizing and Productivity Skills

  • NAPO OD103 - Ethics for Professional Organizer and Productivity Specialists

  • FEMA ICS 100 - Introduction to the Incident Command System

  • OSHA 30 - Construction Safety and Health Training