About WESMURPH Consulting LLC
WESMURPH Consulting LLC is a newly formed Guam environmental consulting company whose mission is to provide quality control to your environmental projects. We provide timely and accurate input and review of your environmental documentation to save you the expense of repeated rewrites and fact checking that result in additional expense and delays of your deliverables.
Our goal is to partner with other environmental companies, organizations, and agencies to ensure that information and data used to make decisions on environment conservation matters is science-based, accurate, and current.
Who Are We?
WESMURPH Consulting LLC was organized in January 2012 by Shannon Murphy and Robert Wescom, when Robert retired after his 37 years in federal service, with the last 21 years working various environmental positions in the Western Pacific.
Shannon J. Murphy is a professional journalist with an extensive background pertaining to Guam and the Micronesian region. Her roots in Guam journalism date back to her experience as reporter, feature writer and editor at the Pacific Daily News from 1980 to 1985 and then later as business, local news, and feature editor from 1990 to 1995. She also founded, edited and published San Francisco based Gaseta, a newspaper for Chamorros who live away from Guam, from 1985 to 1989. She was also the AP regional correspondent from 1992 to 1995 and the CNN regional correspondent from 2000 to 2004.
Murphy is the managing editor of Guampedia.com, Guam’s online resource of history and culture. Some of her duties include planning and editing Guampedia content, supervising editorial staff, working with software designers, community partners and project scholars, as well as grants management. She has held this position since the planning phase of Guampedia in 2002.
Robert Wescom is a professional natural resources specialist, Licensed Professional Forester with the California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, and Certified Forester© with the Society of American Foresters. Wescom recently retired from Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Marianas where he served as the Regional Environmental Coordinator for Joint Region Marianas and NAVFAC Marianas. He also has extensive experience in natural resources management in Guam and throughout Micronesia. Wescom represented the Commander, Joint Region Marianas and the Commanding Officer NAVFAC Marianas/Regional Engineer on all the recent major Navy Environmental Impact Statements, permitting, and mitigation actions affecting the Navy in the Western Pacific, including the Kilo Wharf EIS, Marianas Range Complex EIS, Guam Buildup EIS, and Cetti Watershed Mitigation Project.
Robert's previous work experience includes positions as Forester/Agroforester, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Pacific Basin Area (1990-2000), Silviculturist, U.S. Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor's Office, Eureka, California, Forester, U.S. Forest Service, Mad River Ranger District and the Orleans Ranger District, Six Rivers National Forest. Robert also served two tours with the U.S. Peace Corps; first in Fiji (1977-1979) and then Liberia, West Africa (1974-1976). Resumes available upon request.
Why Invest in WESMURPH Consulting LLC?
- To ensure your documentation and products are accurate with the first delivery, and the final product is delivered on time.
- To keep your price and quality competitive in bidding on environmental projects on Guam and Micronesia.