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AmTest Inc. is a world class laboratory which has been in business since 1977. We are a woman-owned, small business providing service to all parts of Washington, Oregon, and beyond. Among our accomplishments as a company, we are proud to say that we have been accredited by the Washington State Department of Ecology for drinking water, waste water, and solid matrix.

Here is more information about the people that make AmTest Inc. one of Washington's premier testing laboratories.
  • Kathleen Fugiel
    • Position: President of AmTest Inc. and Project Manager
    • Employee Since 1986
    • Education:BS Chemistry
      Minor mathematics
      Lincoln University
      Responsibilities:Manage all aspects of laboratory operation, both administration and technical.
      Provides clients with technical support, cost proposals, and project management.
      Guidance to analysts in the inorganic department.
      Provide staff with technical support.
  • Aaron Young
    • Position: Vice President/Lab Manager
    • Employee Since 2000
    • Education:BS Chemistry
      Minor Biochemistry
      Central Washington University
      Responsibilities:Day-to-day management of technical operations.
      Maintains laboratory accreditations.
      Project Management
      Manages LIMS system.
      RFP/RFQ response and project specific cost proposals.
      Provides clients with technical support, cost proposals, and project management.
      Provide staff with technical support.
      Guidance to analysts in the organic department.
      Troubleshooting and instrument repair.
      Coordinates sample pick-ups and sampling.
  • Seth Farb
    • Position: Quality Manager/Microbiology Supervisor
    • Employee Since 2019
    • Education:BS BiologyUniversity of Washington, Bothell
      Responsibilities:Develop and Review SOP's for each department and management.
      Maintain QA/QC records (such as Employee Training, Corrective Actions, Equipment Maintenance, etc.)
      Review analysts data to insure proper QC is being followed.
      Document yearly analyst performance (MDL's and PT samples analyzed).
      Update Method Control Charts (bi-annually).
      Review all lab notebooks to insure information is uniform, clear and precise.
      Prepare written report quarterly for Lab Management on each departments performance.
      Upkeeps the Laboratory Accreditation with the Department of Ecology (WA)
      Conduct monthly employee/safety meetings.
      Oversees all issues related to personnel, budget, infrastructure, workload and analytical services within the Microbiology department.
      Produces, evaluates and prepares data for final reports.
      Provides clients with technical support and project management services.
      Develops and updates methods.
      Implements the quality assurance program.

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