Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant, CIEC (ACAC Certification)
Certified Microbial Consultant, CMC (ACAC Certification)
Building Operator Certification, BOC
Healthy Home Specialist, HHS (NEHA Credential)
Mr. Gard has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of environmental health. He began his career in environmental laboratories, performing analyses and helping develop methods. In 2005, Luke began working in the Environmental Health Program at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Within a year, he developed the Safe and Healthy School Program and began working with districts to identify concerns through proactive audits of facilities, with recommendations for improvements. He also has developed four trainings for various school audiences to increase environmental awareness and provide them with best practices for setting up and maintaining optimal conditions for health.