Ms. Monica Carstens is a technical writer and editor and manager of the Publications department at Integral. She has more than 20 years of experience producing technical publications, including multivolume reports, work plans, technical memoranda, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and presentations. Most recently, these publications have been in the field of environmental science and risk assessment. As a specialist in technical composition and editing, Ms. Carstens is also proficient in production editing and coordinating the efforts of multiple cross-disciplinary authors on collaborative writing projects from conceptual stage through review cycles to final distribution in electronic and hard copy formats. She has a reputation for ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget.
Ms. Carstens also establishes policies and procedures for the company to ensure intra- and interoffice consistency among staff producing written deliverable products. She is actively involved in developing and maintaining a suite of document templates and establishing written communication guidelines for company-wide use, and she is a participating member of Integral’s Quality Assurance and Health and Safety committees.