Joe Beaman

Principal Geologist – Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc

Joe Beaman is President and Principal Geologist for Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Beaman holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Geology, and is a licensed Professional Geologist in multiple states. Mr. Beaman possesses 30 years of environmental consulting experience, dealing with a wide variety of contaminants and environmental conditions. He has extensive experience managing and responding to fuel and chemical spill incidents, and contamination issues related to natural disasters. In addition to his environmental experience, Mr. Beaman has also served as a volunteer firefighter, emergency medical technician, and sworn law enforcement officer. His diverse experience gives him a unique perspective with regards to emergency and disaster response projects. Mr. Beaman has served with the Wake County Local Emergency Planning Committee since 2011, serving as past Vice-Chairman, Chairman, and currently Chairman of the LEPC’s Land Use Subcommittee. When not working, Mr. Beaman enjoys fishing, flying, and serving as Assistant Scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 321 in Raleigh, North Carolina.