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Presented by: CWEA

Lab Analyst Certification Prep Webinar: Instrument Maintenance and Troubleshooting


  • July 21
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Contact Hours: ESTIMATED 1.8
    Lab Analyst
  • Member price: $38.00
  • Non-member price: $53.00

Join this webinar to learn about Instrument Maintenance and Troubleshooting as you prepare for your CWEA Grade 1 or Grade 2 Laboratory Analyst Certification.

CWEA Certification Knowledge, Skills Abilities (KSAs) or Domains/Sub-Domains to be covered during session:

  • Laboratory Analyst Grade I #105. Methods for preparation of standardized reagents and media.
  • Laboratory Analyst Grade I #106. Methods of cleaning glassware used in laboratory analysis.
  • Laboratory Analyst Grade I #112. Analyze and interpret standard laboratory test results.
  • Laboratory Analyst Grade 2 #207. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in the English language.
  • Laboratory Analyst Grade 2 #208. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

CWEA Contact Hours: 1.8 towards Laboratory Analyst Certification








Introducer: Mindy Boele, Water Quality Manager, City of Vacaville Utilities Department

Mindy Boele serves as the Water Quality Manager for the City of Vacaville. She has 17 years’ experience as a Laboratory Supervisor and is a member of multiple lab committees throughout the state, including being a member ELTAC







Moderator: David Holland, Laboratory Director, Monterey Bay Analytical Services, Inc.

David is the owner and co-founder of Monterey Bay Analytical Services, a California ELAP certified laboratory. He has over 30 years’ experience performing chemical and biological analyses. David has a BS in Microbiology and is a certified Public Health Microbiologist. He was an adjunct instructor at Hartnell Community College and Gavilan Community College teaching in the Water Technology Programs. His other certifications include Water Distribution Grade I and Water Treatment Operator Grade II.







Speaker: Mollie Wooden, Laboratory Supervisor, Monterey Bay Analytical Services

Mollie Wooden serves as the Laboratory Supervisor at Monterey Bay Analytical Services (MBAS). She is a graduate of Cal State Monterey Bay where she had multiple internships trying to find the right career for her. Upon graduating, she worked for the Monterey Bay Aquarium analyzing the water quality of the tanks and water quality system. She had also started as an intern at Monterey Bay Analytical Services in 2012. Eventually she decided MBAS was where she was going to further her career and was promoted to Laboratory Supervisor in 2017. In addition to the responsibility for the microbiological and biochemical analyses, she is the principal analyst for metals determination by ICP-MS and ICP-OES and oversees laboratory QA/QC requirements to name a few duties. Her recent passion in outreach was sparked by presenting to college and high school students around the peninsula which has evolved into her drive to educate people about working in water quality labs including creating classes and performing more outreach via social platforms (@CaLabAnalyst). She holds a B.S. in Biology as well as a CWEA Grade III Lab Analyst Certification.

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