Marstel-Day, LLC provides a complete array of staff to serve our client's needs, including flexible and scalable services to execute small to large projects, programs and other initiatives both on-site and in a reach-back capacity. Because of our streamlined operation, we can provide our clients with cost effective and highly skilled teams to execute project work.
In addition to our strong project management and technical skills, Marstel-Day's capabilities are further enhanced by our unique insights into high-level environmental program trends. These insights have been gained by key staff who held senior leadership positions in the Department of Interior (DOI), Department of Defense (DoD), and National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These past positions include:
|Jennifer Allen — ScientistDavid Allen Ammerman — Administrator/LogisticianMichael Aubrecht — EditorWeston Berg — AnalystDanny Bicknell — ResearcherAlicia Bihler — AnalystHolly Bisbee — AnalystAmanda Boccuti — AnalystCharles Bradshaw — AnalystKatherine Bragdon — Senior Land Use PlannerNathan Buchheister — InternDonald Chase — PlannerSarah Culver — AnalystAshley Davis — Senior AnalystKate Desrochers — ResearcherGina DiCicco — ResearcherCaitlin Dufraine — AnalystEmily Dugo — AnalystGail Dunn — Chief Sustainability OfficerDan Dwyer — PlannerDavid Eady — Senior AnalystLara Earin — AnalystJordan Eccles, PhD — AnalystRandall Farren — PlannerLauren Faul — AnalystToniann Fisher — Senior AnalystTaylor Fontaine — ResearcherMaria Gardner — Administrator/LogisticianDana Gilbert — AnalystSamantha Giordano — AnalystGretchen Gorecki — AnalystLaurie Griffith — AnalystDana Grinage — AnalystLaura Hammett — AnalystRichard Harris, PhD — Senior ScientistThomas Hastings, AICP — PlannerRobin Hayden — Senior AdministratorLauren Hendricks — ResearcherAbigail Hewitt — ResearcherJim Hirsch — Senior PlannerVic Hnatiuk — Senior AnalystPaul Holland — Senior AnalystAlex Hooks — AdministratorStacy Howard — Deputy Chief Financial OfficerKirk Huff — AnalystKaley Huston — AnalystLeandra Jacobson — ResearcherAfton Jenkins — ResearcherJing Jin — ResearcherKurtis Kettler — InternJonathan Kohl — AnalystRobert Kull — Senior Analyst||Molly Laitinen — ResearcherBryan Law — Senior AdministratorDarin Liston — Senior AnalystCharles Lubeshkoff — Senior AnalystAdam Lynch — ResearcherMichael Lynch — Senior AnalystKelly M. Machen — ResearcherDavid Magarian — PlannerCharles Mateer — ResearcherMelissa McCracken — InternMark McLaughlin — Senior AnalystJames McMurray, AICP — PlannerHelene Merkel — Senior AnalystJulia Miller — AnalystTaylor Mitchell — ResearcherPatrick Don Noonan — Senior AnalystKelly O'Sullivan — AnalystDave Peixotto, P.E. — Senior EngineerSonia Pierce — PlannerKrystal Place — ResearcherElizabeth Pratt — AnalystKelly Proctor — AnalystSteve Prusik — PlannerMary Ryan Richardson — AnalystShane Riordan — AnalystJP Rippe — ResearcherErica Rohr — Senior AnalystJohn Rowe — CounselJaclyn Sarnowski — PlannerElizabeth Scaggs — Senior PlannerRichard Schilke — Senior AnalystSara Schwartz — InternSandi Scollard — AdministratorStan Scott — Senior AnalystJason See, PhD — Senior ScientistJim Shepherd — Senior AnalystShannon Shy — Senior CounselGeorge Solley — Senior AnalystSarah Steely — ResearcherJoseph Streeter — AnalystMark Sutherland — Senior AnalystDennis Y. Takade, PhD — AnalystTony Tancini — Senior AnalystKathe Theisen — Senior AdministratorPatrick Timm — Senior AnalystJeffrey R. Tyndall, AICP — Senior PlannerLorie Varvaro — Executive AssistantJason Via — AdministratorCaitlin Wall — AnalystErika Wettergreen — Senior AnalystHeather Wilson — Analyst|
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Ms. Rebecca R. Rubin is the Founder, President and CEO of Marstel-Day, LLC (www.Marstel-Day.com) 130-person environmental consulting enterprise with offices in Alexandria and Fredericksburg, VA and Oakland, CA. She established Marstel-Day in 2002 as an expression of her commitment to the conservation of natural resources, especially habitat and open space, energy, water, and the resolution of issues at their intersections. As a result, Marstel-Day is a conservation-minded company that provides expertise to clients facing environmental, energy, land use and natural resource conservation issues.
Ms. Rubin guides the development of the company's core practice areas and oversees a staff of diverse thinkers, planners, and strategists. Clients include the Department of Defense (DoD) and military services, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the General Services Administration (GSA), National Laboratories, port authorities, and other private, non-profit and non-federal government entities. Prior to founding Marstel-Day, Ms. Rubin served as the Director of the Army's Environmental Policy Institute and before that as a member of the professional research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
Of relevance to the Refuge system, Ms. Rubin was involved on behalf of the Army and Navy in the creation of several national wildlife refuges from former DoD lands, including Fort McClellan, AL (Mountain Longleaf NWR); Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant, TX (Caddo Lake NWR); Savanna Army Depot , IL (Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi NWR); and Scaggs Island Naval Communication Station, CA (part of the San Pablo Bay NWR). In addition, she is the creator of the 'Conservation Conveyance,' a unique, Defense-Department authority permitting the transfer of lands out of DoD's base closure inventories to private, land-acquiring non profits for conservation in perpetuity (10 USC, 2694(a)). This land transfer authority has been used to convey over 70,000 acres at former Defense Department sites into permanent conservation status.
Ms. Rubin and her company have garnered awards that include the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) Eco-Leadership Award , Virginia Business Magazine's "Top 25 People to Watch," The Environmental Business Journal's Gold Medal award, the University of Virginia's Darden School 'Tayloe Murphy Award for Resilience,' and the Association of Defense Communities 'Private Sector Leader of the Year.' Marstel-Day has been named to INC Magazine's 500/5000, and Zweigwhite's HOTFirm list, for the past three consecutive years. In 2012, Marstel-Day was also recognized as one of the top 100 Diversity-owned business and as one of the top 100 privately held business in Virginia by DiversityBusiness.Com.
Ms. Rubin is a Board member of two non-profit organizations: the National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) which works to protect America's Wildlife Heritage; and RESOLVE, which works to builds strong, enduring solutions to environmental, social, and health challenges through collaboration.
Ms. Rubin has a BA in history from Harvard College and an MA in International Security from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Mr. Halterman, a partner in the firm since 2003, directs the company's communication, outreach, and engagement practice portfolio and supports the administration of the Company as its general counsel and chief financial officer.
Mr. Halterman has a life-long appreciation for the natural environment. Growing up in a small town in a rural setting, he was inspired during his youth to become an environmentalist, conservation enthusiast, and activist by the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Prior to joining Marstel-Day, he spent a career as a congressional employee, retiring in 1998 from the dual position of Democratic Counsel/Policy Director of the US House Armed Services Committee and General Counsel to Representative Ronald V. Dellums, for whom he worked 28 years. After retiring from congressional service and before joining Marstel-Day, he provided consulting services at the intersection of national security and environmental policy, continuing to utilize his facilitation and consensus building skills on complex and contentious issues. Among his other civic commitments, he served as a member of the California Democratic Party State Central Committee and Executive Board; is a past President and Chairman of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and the ACLU Foundation of Northern California; and was a founding member of Human Rights Advocates.
Mr. Halterman co-authored Defense Sense: The Search for a Rationale Military Policy (Ballinger Pub Co., 1983); Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power (Beacon Press, 2000); and, "The Fog of War(Powers)" (37 Stanford Int'l Law Journal 197, 2001). He is a member of the United States Supreme Court bar and of the bars of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the Supreme Court of the State of California. He maintains his status as an active member of the California Bar.
Mr. Halterman received his BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. He received his JD from the University of California, Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. While in law school, he served a legal internship at the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, Switzerland and was a member of the Law School's Moot Court Board.
Mr. Huber has more than 40 years of military, federal government civil service, and private sector consulting experience. As a partner of Marstel-Day, Mr. Huber is responsible for the firm's Sustainment Program portfolio. The portfolio includes a wide range of issue identification and problem solving associated with encroachment analysis, comprehensive planning, interaction with stakeholders, and understanding and influencing of state and federal legislation and regulations. Mr. Huber has worked on many projects that produce strategies, policies, decision support tools, training modules, and comprehensive plans, and he has conducted and facilitated many encroachment partnering and management workshops throughout the United States. He supports projects for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.
Mr. Huber's military career spanned 30 years in both active and reserve status. His major deployments were to Viet Nam, Saudi-Arabia/Kuwait, and Bosnia. He retired as a colonel. Concurrent with his military career, he completed 28 years of federal civil service in a wide variety of environmental positions, culminating as the Assistant for Environmental Quality, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (DASA) for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH). Mr. Huber's assignments included managing two Army installation environmental programs, working on the environmental staffs of two Army major commands (one in Europe), and managing worldwide general support programs as a staff member for the U.S. Army Environmental Center. He has extensive experience in working multiple environmental challenges associated with DoD's encroachment issues and integrating environmental considerations into various DoD business processes such as installation management, logistics, acquisition, training and education, and military training and operations. Mr. Huber's last civil assignment was as an information technology specialist supporting the Air Force's Chief Information Officer.
Mr. Huber has a BS in forest science from Pennsylvania State University, PA; an MBA from Jacksonville State University, AL; and an MA in national resourcing from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington, DC.
Dr. Donahoe manages NEPA and natural resource programs for Marstel-Day, LLC. He is currently supporting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the preparation of Comprehensive Conservation Plans (CCPs) and associated NEPA documents for National Wildlife Refuges in California. He is also supporting NEPA and planning work for the U.S. Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, CA; Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, CA; and Townsend Bombing Range, GA. In addition, he managed Marstel-Day's Army BRAC NEPA program, which included preparation of two Environmental Impact Statements, eight large Environmental Assessments, and supporting studies. He has more than 20 years of environmental consulting experience managing large-scale environmental planning projects and has served as business development lead for many environmental prime-contract awards. Overall, he has conducted more than 300 environmental studies related to NEPA compliance, conservation, and risk assessment for projects across North and South America. He has analyzed the effects and developed mitigation strategies for a wide range of federal actions including military training (Army Transformation, airfield operations, restationing, range construction, and BRAC), forest management, energy projects (biofuels), facility development, port development, road construction, recreation, agricultural leasing, special use permits, lake management, mining, dredging, civil works permitting, dam modification, invasive species management, herbicide spraying programs, and habitat restoration. In addition, he has managed high-profile environmental policy and technical studies in support of the White House and U.S. Congress, as well as provided litigation support to the Department of Justice and to private law firms.
Dr. Donahoe has developed and applied innovative approaches to solve complex NEPA, conservation, regulatory, and policy issues for more than 10 major federal departments and agencies, including Defense (more than 70 military installations including Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines, and 15 Corps Districts for both military and civil works programs), Agriculture (Forest Service, APHIS), Interior (Bureau of Land Management), the Environmental Protection Agency (HQ and all 10 Regions), Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, the Drug Enforcement Agency, Education, Justice, State, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, the White House, and the U.S. Congress.
Dr. Donahoe has strong technical skills in the areas of forest policy, forest systems ecology, carbon sequestration and climate change policy, sustainability analysis, land use modeling, GIS-based cumulative effects analysis, simulation and visioning modeling, uncertainty analysis, civil works planning, ecosystem management, conservation plans, and risk analysis.
Dr. Donahoe has a BS double major in mathematics and biology from Fairmont State University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He holds an MS degree in biology with an emphasis in biostatistics and forest ecology from West Virginia University, where for his research he developed multivariate statistical models of forest ecosystems. Dr. Donahoe earned his PhD in Environmental Science and Policy from George Mason University, where he studied forest management, sustainability, climate adaptation, and climate change policies.
Ms. Graham has been with Marstel-Day since August 2009 and manages the Headquarters Air Force Encroachment Management portfolio for Marstel-Day, which includes: communications and engagement/stakeholder facilitation, encroachment control planning, real estate and conservation transactions, and environmental and land use studies and analyses. She retired from the U. S. Air Force with the rank of Colonel and 23 years of experience in installation command, human capital management, strategic planning, studies and analysis and policy formulation. She has effectively led organizations at base, major command and inter-agency levels, each with award winning results. Her Air Force career includes assignments at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office.
Ms. Graham is a 1986 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a BS in humanities. She earned an MA in English literature from San Jose State University in 1992 and an MS in national security strategy from the National Defense University in 2005. She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's General Managers Program (2002).
Alexandria Office Manager, Senior Analyst email@example.com
Mr. Engel is the Manager of Marstel-Day's National Capital Region Office located in Alexandria, Virginia. He is also the company's Senior Real Estate and Land Use Advisor. As Manager of the NCR Office, Mr. Engel is responsible for day-to-day operations and for promoting external stakeholders' awareness of Marstel-Day's mission. As Senior Real Estate and Land Use Advisor, Mr. Engel develops agency-wide and regional real estate acquisition, conservation partnering, and compatible land use plans and ecosystem services projects. His work includes providing long-term program management support to agency headquarters and regional offices, crafting comprehensive real estate and natural resources conservation policies, developing program implementation strategies, creating multi-stakeholder water source protection and supply plans, and establishing regional markets for ecosystem services payments.
Mr. Engel's work has included developing conservation and military-compatible land use strategies for the 2012 North Carolina Land Compatibility Task Force, contributing to the 2011 Army Water Security Study prepared for the Army Environmental Policy Institute, and creating the 'Eastern North Carolina Land Use Strategy' for Marine Corps Installations East, for which Marstel-Day received the 2009 American Planning Association award for 'Outstanding Collaborative Federal Planning Project'. Mr. Engel designs integrated real estate acquisition and conservation partnering strategies for Headquarters Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps. He is a pioneer in establishing ecosystem services markets to support landscape-scale conservation goals and military-compatible land uses. He is a frequent speaker at ecosystem services conferences and he works closely with public agencies and private conservation organizations to support carbon offset credit programs for forests, coastal wetlands, and agricultural lands.
Mr. Engel has provided on-site support to the General Services Administration Office of Property Utilization and to the Program Analysis and Evaluation Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He is the author of a NOAA program managers' guide, a Marine Corps encroachment partnering guide, the Navy encroachment management guide, and more than 20 GSA environmental policy documents.
Mr. Engel came to Marstel-Day after 30 years of real estate, natural resources, base closure, housing privatization, and environmental management experience with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Headquarters Marine Corps, the Department of Energy, and the Defense Information Systems Agency. He retired as the Head of NAVFAC's Real Estate Base Closure and Land Use Support Section, where he led development of Navy's conservation conveyance and encroachment partnering programs and created the first federal Web-based, GIS-based information management system for environmental land use controls.
Mr. Engel implemented the Marine Corps' housing privatization program and managed a $150M annual budget. As real estate and natural resources director for NAVFAC's Chesapeake Division, he executed more than $300 million in real estate contracts, developed the Navy's environmental site selection process, and managed shoreline and habitat restoration projects for Navy land on Chesapeake Bay. Mr. Engel led DISA's Northern Virginia facilities consolidation project and created the agency's environmental compliance program.
Mr. Engel has 20 years of volunteer experience in Arlington County, VA, in planning, zoning, community development, and revitalization programs. He has a BS in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Public Administration from American University, and certification as a Housing Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council.
Western Regional Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Sawyer manages Marstel-Day's Western Region Offices, including the Oakland, CA and Oceanside, CA offices. She also oversees Marstel-Day's client work in Twentynine Palms. She is a land use planner and provides research and analysis that integrates planning and environmental considerations into long-range plans. Currently, Ms. Sawyer provides project leadership in support of Marstel-Day's Encroachment Management Program primarily for the Marine Corps and Air Force.
Previous projects include the development of a regional, multi-installation Encroachment Control Plan for the Marine Corps' Southern California installations, which integrated ecosystem services, climate change analyses, and landscape scale conservation strategies. Ms. Sawyer also spent a year as an on-site planner assisting the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) at Twentynine Palms, CA with implementation of its Encroachment Management Program. As an on-site planner, Ms Sawyer prepared briefings on local and regional land use issues including urbanization, renewable energy development, and legislation pertinent to the installation. Ms. Sawyer also developed a conservation partnering proposal to support the installation's habitat and conservation efforts.
Ms. Sawyer is a land use planner with nine years' experience, specializing in entitlements, community outreach, and project management. She has worked throughout California as a planner in the public and private sectors, most recently with the City of Berkeley and formerly with Los Angeles County. Her private-sector experience includes the preparation and coordination of entitlements and community outreach in support of California Pacific Medical Center's hospital expansion plans in San Francisco.
Ms. Sawyer received a BA in urban studies and planning from California State University, Northridge and is fluent in Spanish. She is also a member of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Ms. Allen is a scientist currently working with the Marine Corps Installations East team. She is the project lead for assessing potential global climate change impacts on MCIEAST installations and operations and developing a model process for establishing a regional water resource partnership. Ms. Allen brings 15 years of conservation science and natural resource management experience to Marstel-Day.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Allen served as the assistant director of a non-profit watershed organization, Friends of the Rappahannock, where she directed conservation programs, managed organizational operations and guided administrative and program staff in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Her achievements include facilitating the creation of the organization's strategic plan and implementation of a 3-year capacity building initiative, developing a multi-stakeholder management plan for a 30-mile river corridor, and co-leading an assessment of land use ordinances for the non-Chesapeake Bay Act localities for Virginia. From 2001-2005, Ms. Allen also worked as the conservation ecologist for Virginia's Nature Conservancy chapter, where she specialized in developing the chapter's measures of success program, invasive species strategic planning, endangered species management and conservation planning for priority landscapes. Prior to this position, she served as the Chesapeake Bay region steward for the Virginia Division of Natural Heritage, where she managed natural area preserves, endangered species and rare natural communities along the Eastern Shore and western shores of Virginia.
Ms. Allen obtained a BS in wildlife science from Virginia Tech, followed by an MS in ecology, also from her beloved "Hokies" university. As an avid birder, Ms. Allen first became interested in birds during her graduate research studying prescribed fire management effects on avian communities in the endangered longleaf pine ecosystem. Ms. Allen is a fellow of the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute, learning environmental negotiation skills through this seminal program at the University of Virginia.
Mr. Ammerman supports Marstel-Day's U.S. Air Force Encroachment Management portfolio by coordinating the development of project cost estimates and budgets to facilitate program resource management and development of future conservation opportunities. Additionally, he assists with the management of billing and the coordination of operating schedules, ensuring efficient and effective use of time and fiscal resources, and maximizing value-added to client projects. Mr. Ammerman also assists with information management by compiling, editing, reviewing, and storing reports, files, and briefs. He also facilitates organizational memory and efficient decision analysis.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Ammerman served as a United States Marine Corps Financial Management Officer for over six years. As the Deputy Comptroller for the 2d Marine Division, he led a team of financial analysts in developing and controlling the Division's annual operating budget, facilitating operations while ensuring the highest degree of transparency and accountability. Mr. Ammerman was most recently assigned as the Fiscal Officer of the Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity, where he led the management of four congressional appropriations to support Marine Corps and defense acquisitions, and took the lead in correcting an annual budget shortfall by incorporating his unit into the Marine Corps budget (POM) process.
Mr. Ammerman received his BM in music performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, OH, where he graduated magna cum laud and regularly performed with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. He received his MBA from Webster University, which he began while deployed with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Mr. Ammerman is pursuing a PhD in personal financial planning at Kansas State University, where his research interests include the influence of ideology on financial and resource-use attitudes and behaviors. He has also completed course work in financial management and cost estimating at the United States Marine Corps Financial Management School, United States Army Judge Advocate General's School, and the Defense Acquisition University. Mr. Ammerman serves on the boards of directors for a few local performing arts organizations, including the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra.
Mr. Aubrecht serves as Marstel-Day's in-house editor working to ensure that all company communications and client deliverables are in compliance with government, company and client standards. He reviews executive level briefings, studies, reports, press releases, campaign plans, policy directives, videos, announcements, public meeting materials and stakeholder briefings. He has also updated and expanded the company's writing resources and citation guides that are used to write Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans, which seek to maintain military-compatible and ecologically-valuable land uses on a regional scale. Mr. Aubrecht also provides training to our staff on the nuances of technical writing as it specifically applies to Marstel-Day's environmentally-conscious products and services. Mr. Aubrecht's experience with local environmental history studies and battlefield preservation groups has provided him with a unique perspective of the values of conservation partnering, as well as planning and engagement strategies.
Mr. Aubrecht previously worked as a technical writer and senior editor for the United States Marshals Service's Investigative Operations Division in Washington, DC and the United States Navy's Officer Training Division at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, VA. Mr. Aubrecht has authored nine published books and contributed hundreds of articles to various magazines and periodicals. Mr. Aubrecht also co-wrote, produced, and appeared in multiple documentary films that are routinely used at museums and universities throughout the country. Mr. Aubrecht was a finalist in the 2013 International Book Awards and has been an Amazon Best-Selling Author in both the history and statistics categories (Kindle).
Mr. Aubrecht received a specialized technology degree in visual communications from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and certification in policy and strategic planning for government organizations from the Graduate School in Washington, DC. He has received citations from the Department of the Navy, Department of Justice, U.S. Marshals Service and the Civil War Preservation Trust. In his spare time Mr. Aubrecht is a private battlefield tour guide for the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Parks. He is also a semi-professional drummer and co-developed an introductory music program for kids and routinely collaborates with popular rock, swing, pop and country artists.
As an analyst, Mr. Berg provides assistance to the Air Force Encroachment Management Program, identifying and coordinating with stakeholders and providing media monitoring reports, as well as conducting research on a variety of environmental and encroachment issues, such as carbon offset markets, stormwater management, and urban growth trends. Mr. Berg joined Marstel-Day in 2011 as a research intern, providing GIS assistance, media monitoring, and research pertaining to Air Force installation encroachment issues, including frequency spectrum management for Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station, Homestead Air Reserve Base, and the Eastern Range.
After several years as a journalist covering government and environmental issues in upstate New York, he developed a deep interest in environmental policy. Mr. Berg served as a tutor in the SUNY-ESF Writing Resource Center and as an intern in the Syracuse University Sustainability Division, assisting in the implementation of its Climate Action Plan and recycling and composting programs. In addition, he interned at the Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection where he produced public outreach materials to help meet the goals of the county's storm water management plan.
Mr. Berg holds a BA with a double major in mathematics and film studies from the University of Rochester. Mr. Berg enrolled in the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY and graduated in 2010 with an MS in environmental studies, with a focus on sustainable water policy.
Mr. Bicknell provides research support for Marstel-Day's U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps programs in the Fredericksburg, VA office. He contributes to stakeholder engagement for Marine Corps Strategic Engagement Plans and Encroachment Control Plans. Additionally, Mr. Bicknell provides research support to Marstel-Day's environmental policy and management related work. He specializes in issues such as endangered species, hydraulic fracturing, and water resources.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Bicknell interned at The Wilderness Society as the conservation funding intern in the policy and governmental affairs department. He advocated for conservation programs by informing Senate and House environmental legal assistants about the impacts of various legislative proposals. He also served as the student body president of the Harvard Undergraduate Council. In this capacity he focused on improving student-administrative-faculty engagement, improved leveraging of the student voice in decision-making processes, and increasing gender equality in leadership positions and student organizations. Mr. Bicknell also served as a director for EnviroEd, an afterschool program that teaches Cambridge and Boston elementary students about environmental science.
Mr. Bicknell graduated from Harvard College in 2013 with a BA in environmental science and public policy and a language citation in Spanish. He served as a member of the Undergraduate Council, Senior Class Committee, Mather House Council, Crimson Key Society, Phillips Brooks House Association, and the Institute of Politics. Mr. Bicknell also enrolled in courses at Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru and at Università Ca' Foscari in Venice, Italy during summer abroad programs.
Ms. Bihler provides GIS research for Marstel-Day's Oakland office. She contributes writing and mapping support to projects in the western region, including land use projection and database management for MCIWest.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Bihler worked on multiple projects for Duke University's Nicholas School supporting land cover change and habitat modeling. Prior to switching career paths, Ms. Bihler taught high school biology and chemistry for four years before pursing her degree in environmental management.
Ms. Bihler has a BA in integrative biology from University of California, Berkeley and an MS in environmental management from Duke University, where she also earned her GIS certificate. Her master's project analyzed projected wetland cover change in response to different sea level rise scenarios and local environmental factors in southern Louisiana.
Since joining Marstel-Day in May 2005, Ms. Bisbee has contributed environmental research and analysis to projects for the Department of Defense, the military services and other federal government agencies, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She also provides technical support to an external SharePoint site she designed and maintains for the company's Army REEO contract. Ms. Bisbee also supports Marstel-Day's business development efforts, providing technical editing, formatting and layout design, document coordination, and production support to the company's proposal development team. She established and helps maintain the company's internal Proposal Resources SharePoint site, helps create Marstel-Day marketing materials, and assists in identifying and tracking business development opportunities. She also assists with final production of the company's Air Force encroachment management program deliverables.
Ms. Bisbee has developed a thorough understanding of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's BRAC/NEPA process. She has prepared sections of reports, reviewed client feedback, and edited large scale EISs and EAs for the company's Army BRAC'05 NEPA support contract with the Mobile District. She has worked at the Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant, Red River Army Depot, and Charles E. Kelly Support Facility on Phase II Cultural Resources Surveys. She also assisted the company's Marine Corps encroachment partnering, sustainability, and strategic support consulting focus group to identify regional and local planning organizations in proximity to Marine Corps installations to promote multi-stakeholder, regional land use preservation partnerships. She has worked onsite in support of the company's assistance to Headquarters Marine Corps, I&L, LFL section and to the NOAA Office of PA&E. While at NOAA, in the latter case, Ms. Bisbee performed research and analyses to support development of the NOAA Program through the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES) process.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Bisbee worked for the National Park Service, Department of the Interior as a cultural resources technician in the Noatak National Preserve. Ms. Bisbee has a BA in cultural anthropology from Brown University, Providence, RI. She is an avid runner, kayaker, and gardener.
Ms. Boccuti provides analysis and GIS support for Marine Corp-related projects, helps to maintain the company's internal resources, and contributes to the company's Verdant World New blog. She began her career with Marstel-Day as an intern during her junior year of college. During her tenure as an intern, she helped to implement a native plant garden in the Fredericksburg office, produced baseline data for Marstel-Day's internal sustainability initiatives, assisted with the maintenance of the company's Verdant World News website, and completed various reports and research tasks for MCIEAST and MCIWEST-related projects.
During the summer of 2009, Ms. Boccuti interned at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA. During her internship, she was trained in native plant propagation, grounds keeping, trail maintenance, and public education and interpretation. She designed and implemented the "Discovery Trail Family Backpack Tour," a Preserve touring kit targeted for family-oriented education, which has increased family membership at the Preserve since its debut.
Ms. Boccuti graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, VA in 2011 with a BS, doubling in environmental science, with a social concentration, and English, with a creative writing concentration. Additionally, Ms. Boccuti holds a certificate in GIS from UMW. As part of her undergraduate curriculum, she studied abroad with the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea program, studying global sustainable communities while sailing to countries in the Mediterranean. Ms. Boccuti volunteered with Downtown Greens Community Garden in Fredericksburg, VA, and currently volunteers for the United Nations Foundation, both staffing and writing background guides for international high school Model United Nations conferences.
Mr. Bradshaw is a certified project management professional with experience in government and public relations. He supports the company's encroachment management, providing customized legislative and regulatory monitoring, as well as encroachment control database development. Past duties include assisting MCIWEST in designing and implementing a legislative and regulatory strategy and DoD's Western Regional Partnership. He also supported the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center/Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command's (MCAGCC/MAGTFTC) training capability modernization. He assisted the Peralta Community College District with its decennial Board of Trustees redistricting process. He also managed the development of an encroachment control database at Marine Corps Base at Twentynine Palms, CA, assisting with the Navy's Northwest Regional Command with their Northwest Training Range Complex Encroachment Action Plan and with the project supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense's evaluation of state legislation with regard to planning and encroachment protection.
Prior to working with Marstel-Day, Mr. Bradshaw worked with the Parsons Corporation in San Diego, designing and administering outreach, prequalification, and labor programs for the San Diego Community College Capital Improvement Program. Before that he worked on the Port of Oakland's Maritime and Aviation Project Labor Agreement, which provided labor-management stability and employment opportunities for local residents. Mr. Bradshaw served as a staff assistant to Congresswoman Barbara Lee, for whom he worked on numerous special projects.
Mr. Bradshaw earned a BA in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and a certificate in project management from the University of California San Diego Extension. He was certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
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Katherine joins Marstel-Day as a senior land use planner, providing support to the company's encroachment management work with Marine Corps Installations East. She is currently immersed in state and federal legislative and regulatory analysis, identifying potential impacts to the Marine Corps' mission.
Ms. Bragdon has twenty years of experience in land use planning and environmental policy. Her work in environmental policy began as an associate fellow with the Army Environmental Policy Institute (AEPI) where she helped prepare the Army environmental program budget request. Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Bragdon was the community planner and energy manager for the U.S. Air Force at Moron Air Base, Moron, Spain. Ms. Bragdon led the base master plan update and spearheaded a variety of energy projects, including energy audits of key facilities and implementation of a new asset management program. She also previously worked as the deputy director of land use review for the City of New York Department of City Planning. She also served as a principal planner for the Town of Southampton, New York. Additionally, Ms. Bragdon led logistics for the American Heritage Rivers Symposium, sponsored by the Department of the Army and held at Georgia State University.
Ms. Bragdon holds a BA in sociology from Vanderbilt University and an MCP from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Her master's degree thesis was on the siting process for landfills. In her free time, Ms. Bragdon enjoys travelling to urban destinations throughout the world to gain new perspectives. She also has two devoted and energetic Jack Russell terriers.
Mr. Buchheister joined Marstel Day as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) intern and provides GIS support in the Oakland office. He assists with the development of Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans for the Air Force. His work includes developing strategies for environmental compliance, land conservation, and sustainability while meeting the overall mission of the Air Force. In this capacity, Mr. Buchheister specifically supports the development of ecosystem-based management approaches, which ensure sustainable use of the installation, support existing biodiversity, and minimize management costs.
Prior to interning with Marstel Day, Mr. Buchheister volunteered for a tree inventory project with the City of Greenbelt Public Works. During his time as a volunteer, he used GIS to streamline tree inventory and management goals with Prince Georges County's green infrastructure priorities in mind. He also evaluated and utilized various ecosystem management software options to aid in the collection of data and analysis of forest health.
Mr. Buchheister obtained a BS in geography and environmental planning from Towson State University with a minor in GIS. While taking classes, he completed a GIS internship with Citizens Planning and Housing Association, creating maps displaying urban blight in West Baltimore City. He also worked on an extensive analysis of storm drains in Baltimore County as a GIS technician intern for Baltimore County Public Works.
Mr. Chase supports Marstel-Day's work with the US Air Force developing long-range Installation Development Plans as a project team leader. He provides support and technical expertise on a range of topics including: smart growth planning, stakeholder outreach and engagement strategy development, workshop planning and facilitation. His previous consulting experience with the company includes time as an Air Force Community Planner and Liaison (CPLO) at March Air Reserve Base. During his time as CPLO, he implemented encroachment management actions and coordinated a wide range of comprehensive planning activities. Specifically, his roles included advising installation command as well as developing and analyzing physical, economic, social, and functional elements of projects impacting March ARB. He also participated in local, state and federal meetings, provided Wing briefings on planning programs and strategic recommendations in support of the military mission.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Chase worked for the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, providing NEPA planning and project management services on the Plumas National Forest. He developed specialized large-scale public outreach programs while assisting planning efforts for ecologically beneficial forest health and fuels reduction projects as part of the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Pilot Project Defensible Fuel Profile Zone network. Mr. Chase completed specialized graduate level coursework in landscape ecology and GIS analysis to gain greater ecosystem management knowledge and training. He received Basic-32 fire suppression qualifications and obtained type 2 wildland firefighter certification. Mr. Chase also worked for City of Chico Development Services Department first as an intern during college processing entitlements, then later as a planner assisting with the development of the Chico 2030 General Plan Update.
Mr. Chase received a BA in public administration with a coursework concentration in planning from California State University Chico. With a desire to obtain additional policy experience, he participated in the Great Valley Center's IDEAL leadership program and became a fellow in 2008. In 2009 he obtained a National Charrette Institute Certified NCI Charrette System Certificate.
Ms. Culver provides research support for U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps communications plans. She is currently working on the implementation of Strategic Engagement Plans at Naval Support Activity South Potomac and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Culver worked as the student leader of an interdisciplinary team that travelled to rural Mongolia. While in Mongolia, the team constructed a greenhouse made from vodka bottles, waste wood, and other locally available, recycled resources. The project was in conjunction with institutions and development organizations like the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Mongolian Innovation Commons Partners, Winrock, International, and M-CAM. As the student leader, Ms. Culver worked to integrate disparate ideologies and goals through community engagement practices.
In the summer of 2010, Ms. Culver studied abroad in South Africa and Mozambique, where she studied the intersection of people, culture, and the environment in the developing world. Her undergraduate thesis analyzed the effects of rapid urbanization on traditionally nomadic Mongolian society. Ms. Culver earned a BA in anthropology and environmental thought & practice from the University of Virginia and graduated with distinction in May, 2012.
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Ms. Davis supports the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. She is responsible for overseeing the development of the Engagement Strategy for each Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP), a tool designed to help the installation effectively work toward engaging stakeholders in developing long-term partnerships for encroachment prevention. Her responsibilities include: generating and analyzing a robust stakeholder identification matrix; conducting interviews with internal and external stakeholders to better understand their encroachment priorities; composing press releases and making informed recommendations for outreach and engagement in support of executing the ICEMAP. Ms. Davis also developed a Renewable Energy Engagement Plan for the Air Force, including stakeholder identification and analysis, case studies, and management action recommendations. She also supported ICEMAP efforts, including composing the Engagement Strategy for Joint Base Langley-Eustis.
A native of Colorado, Ms. Davis worked, prior to joining Marstel-Day, with the J. Clinton Foundation to develop an innovative energy efficiency program for low-income Arkansans. In 2009, Ms. Davis lived in Stockholm, Sweden where she planned and implemented workshops and breakout group conversations for the 2009 Tällberg Forum, which brought together over 450 world leaders from both the public and private sectors to address global issues of urgency and common interests including the planet, the economy, technology, learning, and governance. She previously worked with Heifer Project International to develop educational and public programming for the new Heifer Village public education center. Prior to entering graduate school, Ms. Davis was the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for the University of Oxford North American Office, working as part of a team to plan and manage events for over 18,000 Oxford alumni in the United States.
Ms. Davis holds a BA in history from Boston University. Her senior research included a year abroad at Oxford University, England where she studied the transatlantic relationship during World War II. She also completed a MPSA from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. As part of her studies, Ms. Davis worked with Heifer Project International to develop educational and public programming for the new Heifer Village public education center.
Ms. Desrochers supports the Air Force's Front Range Regional Encroachment Management Action Plan, which identifies shared encroachment challenges across the Front Range that impact DoD installations. Additionally, the plan develops collaborative regional solutions to the identified challenges. Ms. Desrochers also provides research and GIS support to the Lakenheath prototype Management Action Plan.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Desrochers worked as a project intern for the Dartmouth College Sustainability Office where she piloted a waste stream diversion project for discarded furniture. She also served as an education coordinator for Dartmouth's Big Green Bus, an education initiative promoting energy conservation and the use of alternative fuels. Ms. Desrochers has also worked for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail in Waitsfield, Vermont to create an interactive online map and forum tool for trail users and volunteers.
Ms. Desrochers graduated from Dartmouth College in 2012 with a BA in geography and a minor in public economics.
Ms. DiCicco serves as a researcher and provides spatial analyses and research for the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. She currently assists in developing the Communications, Outreach and Engagement Strategy for the Keesler Air Force Base ICEMAP project. In addition to communications support, Ms. DiCicco supplies GIS and mapping support for various Air Force projects.
Before joining the team at Marstel-Day, Ms. DiCicco promoted local food systems as the manager for the UVA Community Garden, researched the effects of climate change while interning at North Cascades National Park, gained hands-on environmental stewardship experience as an AmeriCorps conservation corps member, and engaged in the legislative process as a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill.
Ms. DiCicco earned a BS in psychology and Spanish from James Madison University. She also holds a Masters degree in Urban and Environmental Planning with a concentration in environmental management and conservation from the University of Virginia.
Ms. Dufraine works with the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. In this capacity, she lends her experience to supporting the development of the Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAP), Compatible Land Use Strategies (CLUS), and Encroachment Partnering (EP) Strategies. She has worked to design and implement a GIS based analytical methodology for the CLUS and EP. As a subject matter expert, she supports the research, GIS analysis, writing, and production of these documents across all of the projects in the Air Force Program. Her work on encroachment partnering projects identifies public agencies and nonprofit conservators that could potentially partner with military installations to establish real estate-based Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI) conservation partnering agreements. In addition to her contributions to the ICEMAP projects, she also supports various other initiatives associated with Marstel-Day's Air Force and Marine Corps encroachment management work.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Dufraine worked as a research assistant conducting human-wildlife conflict research. Her research has contributed to a variety of projects: an assessment and comparison of wolf conflict in the United States, Norway, and Sweden; the development of a GIS-based model that simulates elk movement in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, Canada; an assessment of incidences of captive tiger attacks; and a review of legislation regulating private ownership of tigers in the U.S. She has also compiled data for an ongoing assessment of the feasibility of reintroducing the critically endangered South China Tiger to the wild.
Ms. Dufraine graduated with a BA in environmental studies from Colby College, with a concentration in policy. She completed an honors thesis examining large carnivore conflict and management in the U.S. Her interest in the nexus of science, technology, and society led her to complete an honors thesis examining the social implications of GIS. Ms. Dufraine is currently pursuing an executive MNR from Virginia Tech; the program has a strong focus on leadership for achieving local, regional, and global sustainability goals through program evaluation, policymaking, partnerships, and innovation.
Ms. Dugo provides administrative support to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center's (MCAGCC) Encroachment Management Program in the Community Plans and Liaison Office in Twentynine Palms, CA. Her tasks include researching environmental topics and policies affecting MCAGCC, supporting the development of various encroachment documents through research and editing, and assisting in maintaining an access database to collect and manage historic and current data. Ms. Dugo is a Microsoft Office Master Specialist, having demonstrated expert proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, she worked as a Health Information Management Technician in Oklahoma maintaining the accuracy and archiving of thousands of medical records. She has also held various clerical positions across the nation including multiple student office assistant positions at Iowa State University.
Ms. Dugo graduated from Iowa State University in 2009 with a BS in mathematics and minor in economics. As a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of USA, Ms. Dugo has a strong interest in preserving all forms of nature for future generations to experience and enjoy. In 2005, she completed her Gold Award project by running a physical fitness workshop with the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles to groups of young women.
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As Chief Sustainability Officer, Ms. Dunn is responsible for strategic sustainability projects across the company. Her work includes managing the company's participation in the Federal Supplier Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Pilot, preparing a Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability report, and creating a Climate Change Action Plan. Most recently, she led the company's effort to achieve certification under National Standards Foundation, International's newly established Sustainable Service Provider protocol, which led to Marstel-Day receiving the first platinum rating ever awarded to a company. Working with the American Sustainable Business Council, Ms. Dunn has helped to create and present the company's first climate change planning webinar. She is currently working on the inauguration of a Sustainable Business Forum for small businesses in Virginia.
Ms. Dunn joined Marstel-Day in March 2011 after retiring from a 25-year career in energy and financial services industries. Her focus areas included operations, marketing, sales, customer service, account development, human resources, technologies, finance, and reengineering. She also recently completed a two-year stint as a visiting professor of business at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia.
Ms. Dunn holds a BS in commerce from the University of Virginia, with a major in finance and a minor in accounting. She also holds an MBA from The College of William and Mary in Virginia. In her spare time she loves to travel, but when home is actively involved with several local not-for-profits and is the district coordinator of an eight county region for the AARP Tax Aide program.
Mr. Dwyer joins Marstel-Day as a community planner and subject matter expert. He currently supports Marstel-Day's encroachment management program and community partnerships initiative and is actively involved in the Whiteman AFB ICEMAP, as well as AFCP/P4 efforts along the Colorado Front Range. Mr. Dwyer has over fifteen years of experience in environmental compliance, restoration, and conservation work focusing mostly towards the preservation of Air Force , Department of Defense, and Federal and State agency assets. These experiences have given him the opportunity to work in multiple disciplines including natural resource management, NEPA, re-vegetation/reclamation of disturbed lands, noxious weed abatement, toxic substance management, pollution prevention/opportunity assessments, Air Force qualified recycling program updates, hazardous waste, and hazardous materials management.
Most recently, Mr. Dwyer managed complex tasks at an environmental consulting firm including the mitigation of environmental concerns in flood ravaged communities in Colorado, alleviating stakeholder concerns regarding the proposed reintroduction of semi free ranging bison herds in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, and a rapid response soil stabilization effort at a closed shooting range, which had burned in the Waldo Canyon fire and was perilously close to the drinking water supply for Manitou Springs, Colorado. Prior to that, Mr. Dwyer worked on the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) Remote Tracking Station Block Change upgrade as an environmental engineer performing compliance studies/investigations, applying green procurement and energy efficient strategies to new facilities, and establishing consensuses on compliance standards with multiple regulatory agencies at remote tracking stations located around the world. He was also part of the large scale cleanup of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Superfund Site; an area once considered to be the most polluted square mile in America, but is now known only as one of the nation's largest urban wildlife refuges providing habitat to many American icons including the bald eagle and bison.
Mr. Dwyer received a BS in environmental protection from West Virginia University and has received extensive training in various environmental disciplines ranging from the delineation of wetlands to the assessment and management of toxic substances.
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Mr. Eady is a senior analyst supporting the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. In this capacity he provides community planning support to Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base and serves as team lead for encroachment management action plans at a variety of installations.
He has over 20 years of experience as a strategist, analyst, and project manager, the most recent 16 of which focused on encroachment, sustainability, and natural infrastructure initiatives across the Department of Defense (DoD) and Military Departments. Mr. Eady was a Fellow with the US Army Environmental Policy Institute for ten years, where he managed strategic initiatives in support of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment. For five years, he was the principal manager for a sustainability consulting practice working through the National Defense Center for Energy and Environment. He has advised Major Commands and installations on sustainable operations through planning, analysis, and management initiatives, and provided on-site support to Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command A7PP and the US Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Southeast Region.
Mr. Eady co-developed the award-winning Installation Sustainability Program for the US Army Forces Command and US Army IMCOM. Mr. Eady has directed and facilitated sustainability training and strategic planning with 14 military installations across the continental US, Hawaii, and Europe; with 5 National Guard state organizations (Army and Air); and with the Joint Inter-service Regional Support Group in Hawaii. As a Fellow with AEPI, he co-authored the US Army Strategy for the Environment, which won the White House Closing the Circle Award in 2007 for Sowing the Seeds of Change, and developed the US Army's strategic theme: Sustain the Mission. Secure the Future. Mr. Eady worked successfully to integrate sustainability and encroachment considerations into the US Army Stationing Strategy, and he coordinated environmental modeling and analysis support to The Army Basing Study in advance of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions.
His experience also includes advising and supporting the multi-service Natural Infrastructure Capability Work Group (NICWG) on natural infrastructure assessment (NIA) metrics and methods, and overseeing NIA pilots at three military installations; and he managed NIAs at two air bases for Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), where he also conducted the surface land assessment portion.
Mr. Eady has a BA in philosophy with a focus in environmental ethics from the University of Georgia. He also holds an MS in urban studies with a concentration in community planning and development from Georgia State University.
Ms. Earin supports the Marstel-Day's project management and communication, outreach and engagement assignments related to the Marine Corps land acquisition and airspace establishment project to meet Marine Expeditionary Brigade training requirements at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in Twentynine Palms, CA. Her work on this project includes participation in identifying potential mitigation measures for endangered species management such as the desert tortoise, air quality management, biological and cultural conservation, habitat protection and low impact design through the development of the project Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Earin provided support to the Officers Club at the MCAGCC. She has successfully managed her own business performing legal research and documentation for private firms and individual clients as a paralegal.
Ms. Earin is currently completing her BA in human services from Ashford University, Clinton, Iowa.
Dr. Eccles supports the Air Force encroachment control and management teams. He provides research and analysis of encroachment-related environmental issues, from climate change to conservation to ecosystem markets and services. He also assists the development of Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan projects. Dr. Eccles is the environmental and conservation subject-matter expert for projects in the central United States and provides specific expertise on energy and water issues. He also provides technical advice and assistance for the company.
Dr. Eccles grew up in Virginia, but spent most of his professional career in North Carolina. His recent experience includes working as the Chief Technology Officer for Pluribus Systems, a technology startup based in Durham. Prior to this position, he was a Postdoctoral Associate and Instructor at Duke University, researching the physical and economic performance of climate-change mitigation projects like energy efficiency and carbon storage. This research was an extension of his PhD work at Duke, which focused largely on developing computational models for understanding carbon sequestration. Before entering the PhD program, he taught math and science at St. Thomas More Academy in North Carolina and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Eccles holds a BA and a PhD in earth and ocean sciences from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment.
Mr. Farren provides environmental planning and analysis in support of Marstel-Day's Air Force and Marine Corps Installations East programs. His contributions include installation encroachment management planning, cooperative land use and conservation strategies, and stakeholder facilitation. He is currently working on encroachment management action plans for Cannon Air Force Base, NM and F.E. Warren Air Force Base, WY. During his previous tenure at Marstel-Day, he contributed spatial and environmental analysis support to several U.S. Marine Corps encroachment control plans, a regional growth management plan for eastern North Carolina, and a water forecasting strategy for Fort Bragg, NC.
Before rejoining Marstel-Day, Mr. Farren served as regional planner and senior analyst for North Carolina's Eastern Region Military Growth Task Force, an organization that coordinated planning efforts for a nine-county region of eastern North Carolina that is home to four major military installations. Mr. Farren also served as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate course in Urban and Regional Analysis, providing instructional assistance on a variety of regional planning tools and metrics. He also completed a fellowship program at the Piedmont Environmental Council in Warrenton, VA, where he developed a GIS-based land conservation strategy for Loudoun County, VA.
Mr. Farren holds a BS in environmental science and a BA in Spanish from the University of Mary Washington. He also completed an MA in urban and regional planning and a watershed management certificate at Virginia Tech. He earned awards from PlanVirginia and the C. David Loeks Foundation for his graduate work, which focused on working lands conservation policy and regional environmental planning. In his free time Mr. Farren enjoys spending time outdoors, preferably on his bicycle.
Ms. Faul serves as a communications specialist for Marstel-Day. Her duties include serving as the project lead for the development of Marine Corps Strategic Engagement Plans for multiple Marine Corps installations identifying engagement actions, and their accompanying strategic stakeholders, that will support encroachment control and mission sustainment, and supporting the development and execution of a communications and engagement strategy for the Chocolate Mountains Aerial Gunnery Range public land withdrawal renewal from Yuma, AZ, and support of the Community Plans and Liaison Office in Twentynine Palms, CA.
Before joining the Marstel-Day team, Ms. Faul worked with Impact Communications in New Bern, NC, serving as a project manager focusing on targeted communications and assisting Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point's Community Plans and Liaison Offices. Additionally, she served as a congressional liaison for the Office of Legislative Affairs, Headquarters Marine Corps, where she worked on issues ranging from the personal well-being of U.S. troops overseas to supporting their dependents back home. Prior to her time in the Pentagon, Ms. Faul worked on Capitol Hill as communications director for a member of the House of Representatives. Her focus was to attract national media attention while also educating the local press of the legislative agenda. Her experience includes writing press releases and opinion editorials, crafting speeches for the House floor and special events, orchestrating strategic mass mailings and direct mail pieces, and conducting outreach through an electronic newsletter and telephonic town hall discussions.
Ms. Faul holds a BA in communications with a minor in business administration from Texas A&M University at College Station.
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Ms. Fisher provides policy and program management support to the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations, at the Pentagon. Her portfolio includes management of the Warsaw Initiative Fund (WIF), a NATO Partnership for Peace (PfP) program designed to assist PfP Partners as they plan greater integration into Euro-Atlantic security systems. Ms. Fisher serves as a primary point of contact for PfP and WIF interoperatibility programs, defense reform, and exercise planning and execution. Her regional focus is on Central Asia and the South Caucasus. She coordinates with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Combatant Commands, Embassy staff, PfP country personnel, and other relevant stakeholders to oversee the execution of the program, which includes concept development, budget management and program oversight.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Fisher gained over ten years of experience as a foreign affairs professional with the Department of State, where she worked at overseas posts and in Washington to develop and implement U.S. foreign policies related to political-military affairs and humanitarian assistance. Her work history includes advancing U.S. interests in bilateral and multilateral negotiation, building interagency consensus for U.S. positions, and recommending policy and fiscal direction for U.S. foreign assistance. Ms. Fisher was lead action officer for the political-military affairs forum of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), where she advised senior leadership on establishing strategic goals to increase military transparency and confidence among Euro-Atlantic countries and ensure compliance with arms control treaties and agreements. She coordinated closely with the National Security Staff, the Office for the Secretary of Policy, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the European Combatant Command (EUCOM), and others in the national security community to develop guidance on the implementation of military security agreements involving military forces, conventional weapons and nonproliferation. Prior to her work in political-military affairs, Ms. Fisher was lead action officer for the development and implementation of European migration management policy and assistance programming, where she worked with U.S. Embassies, other U.S. government agencies, foreign government representatives and international organizations to promote safe, legal and humane migration management strategies and techniques. Ms. Fisher's first posting was as a consular officer at the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia, where she adjudicated visa interviews and coordinated closely with Diplomatic Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Departments of Justice and Homeland Security to deter visa fraud and prevent the provision of consular benefits to ineligible, high risk applicants.
Ms. Fisher earned an MA in international relations from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. Her functional and regional concentrations were on international security policy and Russia and the former Soviet Union. She earned a BA in political science from The George Washington University.
Mr. Fontaine provides research support to Marine Corps projects from Marstel-Day's Alexandria office.
A native of Virginia, Mr. Fontaine most recently worked as an intern for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Annapolis, MD. He provided research assistance and data analysis for their biannual 'State of the Bay' report and was instrumental in analyzing the nitrogen output from the organization's activities. Prior to his internship with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, he worked as an administrative intern for Elysian Energy, an energy efficiency company in Silver Spring, MD assisting with data entry and project coordination.
Mr. Fontaine graduated from James Madison University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in hospitality and tourism management with a focus in hotel management/sales. He earned an MS in environmental management and graduated with honors from the University of Maryland University College.
Ms. Gardner works primarily at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center’s (MCAGCC) Public Affairs Office at Twentynine Palms, CA as part of the Observation Post’s news team. Apart from managing social media updates, Ms. Gardner also provides administrative support to the MCAGCC’s Encroachment Management Program and natural resource conservation activities by specifically assisting with noise study research. As part of this effort, Ms. Gardner compiles noise complaints to aid the installation in the monitoring of how their activities and exercises impact the surrounding region to include natural resource areas and their corresponding populations.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Gardner served as a Case Manager and Mental Health Specialist working with newborn- to 5 year-old children and their families. As a certified Domestic Violence Advocate, she provided mental health resources, parenting classes, anger management support, developmental milestones and behavioral screenings.
Originally from the Philippines, Ms. Gardner graduated in 2004 from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila obtaining a BS in psychology. She remains passionate about conserving natural resources and wildlife for future generations.
Ms. Gilbert provides communications and policy analysis for the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. In this capacity, she supports the development of communications, outreach, and stakeholder engagement strategies for Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan projects.
Ms. Gilbert previously worked at the College of William & Mary as a research assistant analyzing federal and state pipeline compliance and environmental performance data. As an intern with the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, Ms. Gilbert provided research on various land and water conservation programs and policies. She also co-authored a report for The Nature Conservancy which analyzed local land use policies within the Chesapeake Bay watershed that served to protect and maintain healthy watersheds. Ms. Gilbert has provided administrative management for firms in the financial services and consulting engineering industries. She has also coordinated marketing and communications initiatives for several non-profit organizations in Virginia.
Ms. Gilbert holds a BA in English and rhetoric & communication studies from the University of Richmond. She completed a Master of Public Policy degree at the College of William & Mary.
Ms. Giordano provides communication and design support from the Marstel-Day Oakland office. She designs printed literature including brochures, posters, booklets and magazines for the several Marine Corps and Air Force projects. She also designs documents for the company, including laying out the Climate Change Adaptation Plan, Corporate Social Responsibility Report and designing the Marstel-Day newsletter and other posters for company promotion. She previously provided on-site communication and design support for the Community Plans and Liaison Office (CPLO) on the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in Twentynine Palms, Ca. In this capacity, she designed printed literature including brochures, posters, booklets and a yearly photo magazine for audiences both internal and external to the Installation. Often, Ms. Giordano's posters and brochures highlighted the conservation efforts the Installation is putting forth, including their new lighting fixtures to preserve the night sky and MCAGCC's Quail Mountain REPI project.
Prior to working for Marstel-Day, Ms. Giordano provided communication and design services for two non-profit organizations.
Ms. Giordano graduated cum laude in 2008 from California State University, Long Beach where she was a President's Scholar. She received a BA in journalism/public relations with a minor in classical studies (studying Ancient Greece and Rome) and is the recipient of several student awards, including Outstanding Public Relations Student and Best Online Media Project.
Ms. Gorecki serves as primary GIS analyst for sustainability factors that may impact or support long-term sustainability of Air Force and Marine Corps missions, potential mission changes, or the expansion of an installation's mission capability. Key sustainability topics include air; energy; urban development; threatened & endangered species; economic; quality of life; infrastructure; and climate change, with thorough investigation and risk assessments for each topic. Ms. Gorecki specializes in identifying public agencies and non-profit conservation organizations willing to partner with military installations to establish real estate-based Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative conservation partnering agreements. As such, she examines state and local land development and land use planning processes, laws, and regulations, all of which can present encroachment and sustainment challenges as well as opportunities for encroachment management.
Ms. Gorecki currently supports the development of ICEMAPs and CLUS' for Cannon Air Force Base (AFB), New Mexico and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Past projects include encroachment studies for Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Buckley AFB, Colorado, and Patrick AFB, Florida, and Marine Corps Base (MCB) Hawaii, as well as Air Force Major Command Encroachment Workshops. As a participant in Marstel-Days' mentor program, Ms. Gorecki trains and assists recent hires and interns as they become acclimated to their projects and Marstel-Day's company culture.
In 2008, her internship at the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission allowed her to gain experience in grant writing and planning on a regional level. She contributed to the EPA's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) implementation plan for Hughes, Hazel and Rush Rivers and FEMA's All-Hazards Mitigation Plans. Ms. Gorecki also participated in the Rappahannock River Basin Non-Point Source working group.
Ms. Gorecki graduated in 2009 from the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, VA, with a BS, doubling in environmental science and geography. She was responsible for work on several projects of note during her undergraduate study, including researching conservation refuges, analyzing the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and working with the City of Fredericksburg and the Friends of the Rappahannock, a local nonprofit organization, to geospatially represent conservation easement lands and environmental points of interest along the Rappahannock River. Additionally, she received her GIS Certificate from UMW in 2011. She was a member of the UMW Ecology Club and is affiliated with the Delta Mu Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, an International Geography Honor Society.
Ms. Griffith's work at Marstel-Day focuses on projects that address climate change and international environmental security issues, the relationship between water resources and social vulnerability, regional growth management, and encroachment challenges to military installations and their surrounding communities and natural resources. She currently supports Air Force clients by monitoring media on a variety of encroachment, ecological, renewable energy, and conservation topics, and assisting with stakeholder communication, outreach, and engagement strategies. Ms. Griffith has been an active member of Marstel-Day's Green Vision Council since its inception, and has led efforts to "green" Marstel-Day's supply chain. She is also an editor for a variety of client deliverables and company proposals.
Ms. Griffith has 10 years of experience working in the field of health and social policy research consulting for the federal government. Prior to working with Marstel-Day, Ms. Griffith conducted anti-drug media campaign evaluation research for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), provided quality control for a National Institutes of Health-funded database, and managed a research grant peer review process for the National Institute of Justice. She conducted research on refugee policy, resettlement, and repatriation and written case studies for a United Nations Development Program-funded project. Ms. Griffith's research interests and experience span a range of human rights-related topics that include international development, foreign aid, refugee issues, food policy, human trafficking, microfinance, and ethnic and class stratification.
Ms. Griffith holds a BA in sociology and East Asian studies from Berea College, Berea, KY. She also holds an MA in international studies, focused in communication and international development, from Ohio University in Athens, OH. Ms. Griffith and her husband, Peter Mealy, have an established 18-year career as a contemporary folk music duo and have released two original CDs. Ms. Griffith spent one year studying at Kansai University of Foreign Languages in Hirakata City, Japan, and teaching English to adults and children.
Ms. Grinage supports Marstel-Day Air Force encroachment management program by providing executive support to the Director of Air Force Encroachment Management at the Pentagon. In this role, her responsibilities include the overall management of the Director's calendar, assisting with the scheduling of travel, and monitoring TMT suspenses. She also serves Marstel-Day's on site liaison among the client, other contractors supporting AF programs and Marstel-Day to ensure full situational awareness and efficiencies in program support. In this role, she will be supporting the development of the Air Force 'public-public/public-private' program, as well as the continuation of Marstel-Day's on-going support for the AF encroachment management program.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Grinage worked with the Vision Center of Excellence in Arlington, VA where she provided executive support to the director and deputy director. She also supported the budget officer by providing assistance in formulating budget/POM and being the focal point for travel for the agency using the Defense Travel System. Throughout her career, she has had the opportunity to support various leaders at the Department of State, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and Homeland Security.
Ms. Grinage received her BS in accounting at Southeastern and Strayer University.
Based out of the Oakland, CA office, Ms. Hammett provides project management and strategic communications support for Marstel-Day's Air Force Encroachment Management Program. As part of the Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan team for Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, she utilizes her international and environmental planning experience to focus on developing communications and engagement strategies, as well as integrated encroachment solutions in the overseas context. Her responsibilities include media monitoring, identification and interviewing of key stakeholders, and research on issues such as land use and urban development patterns and environmental and cross-cultural heritage concerns. Ms. Hammett also supports Marstel-Day's work with MCIWest in Southern California.
Prior joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Hammett provided GIS analysis and conservation program support for two land trusts in Virginia and Connecticut. She also served as a community and organizational development Peace Corps Volunteer in the community of Lezhe, Albania. During her two years overseas, she worked with the local municipality office to complete a variety of tourism development and community planning projects. Additionally, she was Secretary of the Board of a national outdoor education organization that engaged Albanian youth in summer camps, leadership trainings, and excursions to give them an opportunity to learn how to protect and champion the rapidly-developing natural landscape around them.
Ms. Hammett graduated with honors from the University of Virginia and holds a degree in urban and environmental planning with a minor in anthropology. She served as production editor of the Cavalier Daily student newspaper and also pursued her interest in international development by helping design and create the University's first student-initiated major program in Global Development Studies. She is an avid traveler who enjoys exploring the outdoors and learning about both urban and natural landscapes and their interaction.
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Dr. Harris has 30 year's environmental consulting experience involving the technical support and management of multitask/delivery order contracts for government agencies. Since joining Marstel-Day, Dr. Harris has supported Headquarters Air Force in developing an encroachment management initiative. He has been involved in preparation of a Draft Air Force Instruction on Encroachment Management, guidance/tools (e.g., Commander Encroachment and Energy Guides, Community Plans and Liaison Officer Concept of Operations), information papers and news summaries, metrics to audit success of Air Force encroachment management efforts, and education/training modules on encroachment. He has also supported the Civil Engineer Transformation and Strategic Plan implementation process. Dr. Harris prepared chapters for the Encroachment Control Plan (ECP) for Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, AZ, by identifying encroachment issues and potential mitigations, providing input to a Guide to Preparing an ECP and three Primers for Military Installation Commanders and their Staffs on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and reviewing three Navy Draft Encroachment Action Plans to analyze mitigation strategies proposed for encroachment issues.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Dr. Harris provided environment, safety, and occupational health (ESOH) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance support to the U.S. Army Environmental Command and the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command. His previous environmental support has been for federal agencies including the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Department of Energy. Dr. Harris's experience includes the analysis of proposed actions and technologies for potential environmental and sustainability impacts, preparation and evaluation of NEPA documents (EAs and EISs), development of regulatory compliance and pollution prevention assessments, and production of NEPA and ESOH compliance training presentations.
Dr. Harris holds a BS in chemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and received his PhD in environmental chemistry from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Mr. Hastings provides on-site support to Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB), working with state, regional, and local transportation and planning agencies, to identify future encroachment challenges and help address them. His previous projects with Marstel-Day include: managing the Installation Complex and Mission Footprint Regional Workshops, an Air Force encroachment pilot program that required coordinating the production of maps for 73 installations across the United States; contributing community and infrastructure analysis to the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Encroachment Control Plan, the Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station General Plan update, the Navy Northwest Training Range Complex Encroachment Action Plan; and the establishment of a two-part Community Land Use Forum (CLUF) at Naval Base Ventura County. For these projects, Mr. Hastings applied his skill sets in gathering and organizing data; performing quantitative and qualitative analysis; identifying challenges, strengths, and weaknesses within the existing situation; and ultimately recommending viable management options, that emphasize potential encroachment prevention and mitigation, as well as corrective actions that actively support the command and staff.
Mr. Hastings’ career has focused on transportation and infrastructure development in a variety of planning organizations. While working in Barcelona for a Spanish firm, he specialized in designing and implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in developing nations. He also worked as a research fellow at Transportation for America, a nonprofit advocacy organization, where he developed initiatives aimed at reducing automobile usage. Mr. Hastings has significant experience in the realm of military planning, having worked on-site at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, through MCFA Consultants. In this role, he assisted Army officials in the preparation and execution of the $1.3 billion BRAC construction program at the Proving Ground.
Mr. Hastings has a BA in history from the University of Virginia and an MCP from the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. He is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
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Ms. Hayden is a senior administrator and supports Marstel-Day's internal processes in human resources, finance, and administration. She has been instrumental in assisting the company to efficiently manage a gradual increase in employee numbers and company growth for the past three years.
Ms. Hayden has more than 15 years of experience as a federal contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense. Prior to working for Marstel-Day, she was the finance manager for Complex Solutions, Inc.
Ms. Hayden has a double BS in economics and public policy and management from Carnegie-Mellon University. During her junior year, she studied abroad at the London School of Economics.
Ms. Hendricks provides research support and GIS analysis for various projects in the Air Force and Marine Corps Programs. As a member of the Air Force Encroachment Management Program, she assists in the development of Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs) and Compatible Land Use Strategies (CLUS). Ms. Hendricks analyzes local and state land use and development processes to best determine which organizations may be a willing partner with military installations to establish real estate-based Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI) conservation partnering agreements. She also conducts GIS-based analyses to identify priority areas based on military mission needs and requriements.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Hendricks worked as an environmental education intern at the Hartley Nature Center in Duluth, MN. At Hartley, she planned and taught nature themed camps for children and helped maintain a native plant butterfly garden. Ms. Hendricks has worked as a lab and field assistant for a study on the mercury content in a New Hampshire river and provided lab support for a study on the arsenic content of common baby foods. She also worked to develop a GIS-based model predicting habitat suitability for elk in Riding Mountain National Park (Manitoba, Canada).
Ms. Hendricks holds a BA in environmental studies from Colby College, with a concentration in science. As her senior capstone, she worked on a team to study the effect of vegetation buffers on the health of a Maine lake. She also recently graduated with a BE from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, where she studied environmental engineering. In her spare time she enjoys riding her bike, backpacking, and reading.
Ms. Hewitt provides research, analysis, and communications support for the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. Through her work on Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans and U.S. Air Force Community Partnership Initiatives, she assists in identifying and implementing novel military-community partnerships and encroachment management strategies. She specifically focuses on integrating land use planning strategies, mutually beneficial economic and conservation partnerships, and ecosystem-based valuations to achieve sustainment and resiliency for both the military and communities. Ms. Hewitt is also a member of Marstel-Day's Green Vision Council, which works to continually improve and incorporate green business practices within the company.
Before joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Hewitt gained experience in environmental research and analytical decision-making through internships at Occidental Petroleum and the Princeton University Office of Sustainability. During her time with Occidental Petroleum, Ms. Hewitt served as the biodiversity and land management intern for the Health, Environment, and Safety Department. In this role, she created a benchmarking methodology and report on the firm's environmental practices and public disclosure in relation to its peer companies. Her final report and oral presentation included concrete recommendations for leveraging the company's available resources to effectively and cost-efficiently improve land management and biodiversity practices. At Princeton University's Office of Sustainability, Ms. Hewitt worked on improving the efficiency and standardization of the University's sustainability tracking system, as well as contributed to writing the annual Sustainability Report.
Ms. Hewitt graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology and a minor in environmental studies. In her undergraduate career, she received the Becky Colvin Memorial Award, which is presented to the senior thesis proposal that is most dedicated to the field of ecology and environmental studies. Her thesis created an innovative model for integrating environmental, economic, and social factors into conservation planning, with a focus on communities that are surrounding protected lands. Ms. Hewitt used Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula as a case study, where she spent two months collecting quantitative and qualitative data from stakeholder interviews. Ms. Hewitt is currently preparing the report for publication.
Senior Planner firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Hirsch is a senior land use planner based out of the Oceanside, CA office. Mr. Hirsch provides research and analysis to integrate planning and environmental considerations into long-range plans. Mr. Hirsch also contributes as a lead within Marstel-Day's encroachment management projects for the Air Force and Marine Corps.
Mr. Hirsch has over 15 years of experience in public sector, multi-disciplinary environmental planning, coastal land use regulation, waterfront planning. This work included positions with the California Coastal Commission and Caltrans. He also has over 20 years of private sector experience in sustainable urban design, and project management for real estate development, energy, transportation and telecommunications infrastructure. His public sector work This work included positions with SDG&E, DR Horton and the Tejon Ranch Corporation. He was also the first Planning Commission Chairman for the City of Encinitas after that City incorporated in 1986. Most recently, Mr. Hirsch was the Manager of Long Range Planning in Environmental and Land Use Management with the Port of San Diego. His work focused on coastal waterfront planning, environmental compliance, planning for climate change and integrated planning with the Navy.
He has a MUP from UCLA and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oklahoma. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, an associate member of the American Institute of Architects and an associate member of the Urban Land Institute.
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As a Senior Analyst for Marstel-Day, Mr. Hnatiuk provides operational planning, project management, program oversight and analysis in support of Marstel-Day's Air Force Encroachment Program. His specific contributions focus in the areas of installation encroachment management planning, cooperative land use, communication strategies, and stakeholder facilitation. He is a lead subject matter expert on the development and standardization of recommended management actions for base leadership use along with mission driven sustainment analysis and encroachment vulnerability assessments. Mr. Hnatiuk is also charged with the management and oversight of five on-site Community Planning Liaison contractor support team members who are assigned to three Air Force installations and two headquarters. In these capacities, he has advised and consulted on numerous environmental and resiliency challenges at various locations to include wetlands restoration efforts, water supply/security concerns, compatibility development opportunities for renewable energy, definition of new light pollution standards and cutting edge dust mitigation efforts. In 2013, Mr. Hnatiuk helped orchestrate the company's establishment of a permanent office in San Antonio, TX in support of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center.
Mr. Hnatiuk retired from the U.S. Air Force with the rank of Colonel and 26 years of experience in installation command, flight operations, joint/combined airpower employment, and full spectrum quality assurance. He has effectively led organizations at the base, major command, and multi-national (NATO) level. His Air Force career included command of a Mission Support Group, an Operations Support Squadron, a Joint/Combined NATO Air Operations Center, and leadership of the Air Education and Training Command's base inspection team. Mr. Hnatiuk retired from active duty as a Command Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and Flight Examiner with over 4,000 hours of military flying time in the RF-4, F-16, T-38, and T-6 Texan II. He is a commercial, corporate pilot with over 7,000 hours of total flying time and holds an Air Transport Pilot Certificate with three separate type ratings. Mr. Hnatiuk graduated from Rutgers University with Honors in 1978 with a BS degree in education. He earned a MS degree in Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1995. Mr. Hnatiuk was a Distinguished Graduate and Commander's Trophy winner at both the USAF's Navigator and Pilot training programs. His military education includes Air Command and Staff College, Joint Phase II Professional Military Education, and the Air War College. In addition to spending time at home with his family, Mr. Hnatiuk enjoys running, periodically working out at the gym, and exploring new locations while traveling.
Senior Analyst firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Holland currently provides community planning and liaison support, assisting with projects that link environmental, land use and energy policies with national security requirements. His assignments have included: contributing to development ofthe Air Force Policy Directive (90-20) and the Air Force Instruction (90-2001) on Encroachment Management; executing briefings to senior Air Force officials; and facilitating official government meetings on federal, state and regional policy issues including land use, endangered species, energy and climate change. He has also served as the Community Plans and Liaison Subject Matter Expert at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, where he advised the 11 Wing Vice Commander and 11 Wing Mission Support Group Commander on current and future encroachment challenges that could impact operations. In this capacity he provided recommendations on strategic engagement activities and public/private partnerships related to land use, planning and zoning, and renewable energy development.
Mr. Holland's previous assignments included preparing studies and analysis on social responsibility, climate change, renewable energy, and mission sustainability for the Air Force, United States Marine Corps, and Office of Secretary of Defense; supporting the Real Estate Section of Headquarters Marine Corps, where he evaluated the impact of regulations and land use policy on military operations; and organizing and facilitating a series of stakeholder outreach workshops for the Department of Defense, state legislators, nonprofit stakeholders, and developers.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Holland worked as a research manager with the Sustainable Energy Institute, where he prepared studies and analysis on the post-Kyoto climate change agreements and federal renewable energy policy. He has also worked as a staff assistant/legislative fellow in the office of Congressman Robert Scott where he advised Congressman Scott on pending federal energy, transportation, and environmental legislation and evaluated the impact of this legislation on the congressman's constituents.
He received his BA in history from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ and his MS in geography and environmental policy from Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an Eagle Scout.
Mr. Hooks is part of the IT Support team for Marstel-Day. His responsibilities include providing support, maintenance, and upgrades to computers and data storage devices, as well as monitoring and servicing computers via remote access software.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Hooks worked as the lead technician for KG Computers where he was responsible for performing troubleshooting and maintenance for a wide variety of consumer products including computers, televisions, servers, and other office equipment.
He is currently completing an online associate's degree program in information technology through the University of Phoenix. His concentration is desktop support.
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Ms. Howard supports the Chief Financial Officer's management of Marstel-Day's financial and resource issues in close cooperation with Marstel-Day's partners, directors, legal staff and program managers. In this capacity, she reviews financial information and audit reports and leads efforts to prepare for audits, tax filings and other financial compliance requirements. She prepares reports on activities, expenses, budgets, government audits, statutes and rulings, and other issues affecting Marstel-Day's business or program services.
Ms. Howard has extensive experience in Federal Government Cost Accounting practices and procedures. Prior to joining Marstel-Day she worked as controller for National Technologies Associates, Inc. headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.
Ms. Howard holds a BBA in accounting and French from James Madison University and an MA in French from George Mason University. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia.
Mr. Huff provides on-site coordination for encroachment management efforts to sustain missions conducted by the Air Force, U.S. Army, and Alaska National Guard at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska. In this capacity, he supports the Installation Encroachment Management Team, conducts outreach to the community and government stakeholders, and evaluates plans in the region that may impact DOD missions. Mr. Huff has supported numerous studies, including evaluations of the impact of wind energy development on radar and mitigation banking upon bird-aircraft strike risk at Travis Air Force Base. For a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson-based study, he analyzed the effects of coastal erosion and shifting habitat on military missions.
While on-site in the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, Mr. Huff assisted in a plan for NAVFAC Region Marianas that considered the proposed Marine Corps move from Okinawa, as well as the effect of aircraft carrier berthing on marine resources. He also supported a study for Marine Corps Base Hawaii that extensively analyzed Native Hawaiian interests and coastal and marine resources, and participated in a Northwest Training Range Complex study for the Navy, which dealt extensively with wind energy development, Native American subsistence, and fisheries management.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Huff served as the program coordinator for a U.S. Agency for International Development-funded initiative that examined how to structure assistance to conflict-prone countries. He also held a research position for a university project in Uganda that focused on the subject of insecurity and refugees.
Mr. Huff earned a BA in Asian studies from the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, and an MA in international relations and international economics from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, with concentrations in strategic studies and conflict management.
As an analyst, Ms. Huston provides support for various projects in the Air Force program. Currently, she serves as an engagement contributor for Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP) projects in Georgia, Mississippi, Colorado, and the United Kingdom. In this capacity she is responsible for understanding Air Force policies and directives; researching and delivering initial content on key subject matter areas; reviewing deliverables throughout the production process; participating in briefings, workshops, and reviews; and addressing client comments. Previously, Ms. Huston supported the development of an ICEMAP for Air Force Space Command in the Eastern Test Range and Tinker Air Force Base. Her specific responsibilities included maintaining stakeholder matrices, monitoring media, conducting encroachment-related research, and providing background on environmental issues such as climate change and renewable energy. Additionally, Ms. Huston provides supplemental support for InDesign and AutoCAD projects. She also serves on Marstel-Day's Green Vision Council, which develops and implements internal green business strategies.
Ms. Huston began with Marstel-Day as an intern, assisting the staff in completing the Marstel-Day Climate Change Adaptation Plan (CCAP), researching locational vulnerabilities and demographics; climate change adaptation and mitigation activities; and company climate action implementation opportunities. She has completed a number of research projects, including her senior individual study titled "Implementation and Justification of Sustainability and Preservation Guidelines: A Case Study on AASHE, LEED, and the University of Mary Washington Campus," which explored the facilitation of increased dialogue concerning environmental, economic, and social sustainability, and encouraged efficient maintenance and sustainable practices of existing and proposed buildings on the University of Mary Washington (UMW) campus.
Ms. Huston is a recent cum laude graduate of UMW, where she earned a BA in historic preservation, with concentrations in art history and sustainability. Her participation in the Stratford Hall Plantation Archaeological Field School in the summer of 2010 expanded her experience in cultural resource management. While attending the University of Mary Washington, she served as a member of the President's Council on Sustainability for two years, where she helped to establish and discuss sustainability policies and initiatives on campus.
Ms. Jacobson is a researcher for Marstel-Day, LLC. She is currently on the communication and outreach team for Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs) and developing the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Communication Engagement Strategy (CES). Ms. Jacobson supports MacDill Air Force Base with open source research on environment issues and mission encroachment, developing and conducting interviews, media monitoring, composing documents, and producing management plans. Ms. Jacobson has also provided valuable support to stakeholder database development. These databases are designed to assist Navy Region Mid-Atlantic staff in understanding how to more effectively communicate with the external community.
Ms. Jacobson has a vested interest in preserving Virginia history. Prior to her current position, Ms. Jacobson was an archaeology intern in Historic Jamestown, Virginia where she uncovered and preserved historical artifacts in the field and laboratory. On-site, she excavated a civil war bombproof, the church of 1608, and a possible extension of James Fort.
Ms. Jacobson earned a BA in communication studies at Christopher Newport University and presented her research at the Central States Communication Association Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio where she was honored as a "Top Panelist." She graduated with an MFA in humanities from Old Dominion University in 2012. While completing her program at ODU, she attended the 2011 University of Virginia Field School at Jamestown, Virginia, a master's program in archaeology. Ms. Jacobson presented her MA work on Jamestown at the 2012 Local and Mobile International Conference at North Carolina State University. She is a member of Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Phi Omega, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Ms. Jenkins serves as a GIS and communications researcher for Marstel-Day, supporting the Air Force program's Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs). Her environmental and sustainability work at the company includes identifying conservation buffers within Air Force mission operating areas, mapping the effects of sea level rise and land subsidence within the Chesapeake Bay, and researching environmental and conservation issues such as climate change and conservation partnering. Ms Jenkins also serves on Marstel-Day's Green Vision Council, helping to develop green business strategies for the company.
Her recent work with Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, AZ focused on developing a Compatible Land Use Strategy (CLUS) and encroachment partnering study for the installation and its essential mission areas. This includes researching public agencies and non-profit conservation organizations that may be willing to partner with military installations to establish real estate-based Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative conservation partnering agreements, while using GIS to identify areas of overlap between these organizations' priorities and the installation's operations. Additionally, her work with Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, CA included shaping Communications, Outreach, and Engagement Plans for the base while aligning key external stakeholders with appropriate base personnel to ensure effective communications and sustainable relationships. Past projects for Ms. Jenkins include encroachment studies for Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, and assisting with the Air Force Major Command Encroachment Workshops.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Jenkins served as an intern for a local political campaign, providing research and organizational support for a candidate to the Virginia House of Delegates. She also worked as a GIS Intern for Stafford County's GIS Department, where she designed and implemented a study of impervious surfaces within a sub-watershed of Stafford County.
A recent graduate of the University of Mary Washington, Ms. Jenkins holds a BA in geography and a certificate in geographic information systems. Coming from a family of watermen, Ms. Jenkins has always had an interest in the environment and health of the Chesapeake Bay, and hopes to utilize her education and interest to benefit and improve its fragile ecosystem.
Ms. Jin is a researcher at Marstel-Day and provides communications and community engagement support to the Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs). She conducts research on conservation mechanisms for protecting natural resources, environmental impacts of urban growth and energy development, and long-term adaptation to the effects of climate change. Ms. Jin works collaboratively to prepare encroachment plans, stakeholder matrices, and media reports to the Air Force, as well as engagement materials to the local community.
Ms. Jin is passionate about the intersections of sustainability with urban planning, climate mitigation and adaptation, and energy. As an intern in the Houston Planning & Development Department in 2010, she helped implement professional development and staff training programs and reviewed written histories of several major planning ordinances. Through her participation in COP 17 (the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) and Southern New York's first regional adaptation conference, Climate Smart & Climate Ready 2013, Ms. Jin deepened her understanding of global mitigation and community-based adaptation.
Ms. Jin graduated summa cum laude and with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University and earned a BA in environmental humanities (through the interdisciplinary College Scholar Program), English, and Asian Studies. Her honors thesis "More Than Spilled Ink: Writing the Traumas of Oil Development" applied sociocultural theories of trauma to oil development in Oklahoma and Nigeria. In 2012, Ms. Jin studied geography and literature at King's College London. At Cornell, she was active in advancing campus sustainability through student-led efforts and collaborations with University offices. Ms. Jin was named a 2013 Merill Presidential Scholar for her scholastic accomplishments and leadership in service of society.
Mr. Kettler joins Marstel-Day as a GIS intern. His primary responsibilities include providing GIS analysis and technical support to Marstel-Day's Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan projects. As an intern, Mr. Kettler contributes his technical skills and enthusiasm for cultural and natural resource management to provide geospatial analysis and mapping.
Mr. Kettler worked for three years at the Office of the State Archaeologist as a field archaeologist in Iowa. He took part in archaeological survey work and excavations throughout Iowa where, on multiple occasions, he lead a crew of his own to further knowledge of the prehistory of the Great Plains. Mr. Kettler learned the fundamentals of survey work using hand held GPS units and Trimble series transits to map cultural resources in compliance with the Natural Environmental Policy Act.
Mr. Kettler graduated in 2010 from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, where he earned a BA with honors in anthropology and a minor in geoscience. He focused his undergraduate studies on North American archaeology, which culminated in an honors thesis highlighting the difficulties of identifying lithic artifacts within a naturally occurring rock outcrop. He will begin his graduate studies in August of 2013, earning a Master's of Applied Science in geospatial information technologies from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi.
As an analyst, Mr. Kohl provides environmental planning and policy support for Marine Corps Installations East (MCIEAST). He joined Marstel-Day in the spring of 2012 and immediately began work on a comparative communities analysis for the MCIEAST Government and External Relations Office. This formal analysis draws upon lessons learned from six regions in the southeast in order to develop practical and sustainable solutions for managing population growth in eastern North Carolina.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Kohl was an Associate for Booz Allen Hamilton. During his seven years with the firm, he provided environmental program support for the Navy Secretariat, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, Navy Installations Command, and Marine Forces Reserve. Most recently, he was the project manager for environmental planning support to both Marine Forces Reserve Headquarters in New Orleans and the Joint Guam Program Office in Arlington, Virginia.
In his previous position, Mr. Kohl contributed an 'environmental perspective' for projects handled by the future basing office of Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). In this role he advised Navy staff engaged in the military realignment in the Mariana Islands, most notably in Guam. This work involved reviewing NEPA documentation, evaluating impacts of anticipated operations, and supporting development of a regional biosecurity plan. While these assignments rounded-out his Department of Navy experience, the majority of Mr. Kohl's tenure was spent with the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Office and with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Environment). It was during these early career assignments that he learned the nuances of the policy-making process and developed a lifelong passion for sailing.
Mr. Kohl has a BS in public affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Bloomington and an MPP in public policy from George Mason University. His graduate coursework included a study abroad session, 'Britain, the European Union, and the Challenge of Globalization,' at Oxford University in 2009. Always seeking to be outdoors, he enjoys golf, running, and sailing.
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Mr. Kull is Marstel-Day's Air Force Encroachment Management liaison at the Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC), providing reach-back support as the Air Force transitions the encroachment management program to AFCEC's Planning and Integration Directorate. Specifically, he provides Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan, Encroachment Management Team, and Installation Encroachment Management Team support; installation assistance; stakeholder identification; GIS support; and Force Structure realignment pre-planning. These services support AFCEC's Concept of Operations for encroachment and sustainment challenges directed in AFI 90-2001. Mr. Kull retired from the Air Force after more than 20 years of service. He was chief of the Resource Conservation Division at the Air Force's Center for Environmental Excellence at Brooks Air Force Base in Texas. As division chief, he oversaw the development of environmental documents, including Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans, Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans, and the Air Forces' wetlands inventory. He was also chief of the Environmental Noise Branch while assigned to Armstrong Medical Research Lab, where he worked with a team of engineers and subject matter experts to develop and enhance noise prediction modeling and conduct aircraft noise measurements. Under his leadership, the team developed numerous studies on human annoyance, sleep disturbance, noise effects on wildlife, and sonic boom effect models and tools.
Mr. Kull also created "Noise Camp," a program in which participants from all military services learn the latest noise technologies and guide future development requirements. Additional previous positions include Air Force representative to the Federal Interagency Committee on Aircraft Noise, panel member for the Conservation Pillar of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Team Chair for Noise and Animals, International Committee on the Biological Effects of Noise, and member of the Bird/Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) Team. Through his involvement with BASH, he provided staff assistance to Air Force installations, as well as the Navy, Army, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Federal Aviation Administration, and developed early versions of the Bird Avoidance Model. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked in the private sector as a senior project lead for several of the Navy's National Environmental Policy Act documents. He was a recipient of the Chief Naval Operations Environmental Award in 2010 for his contribution to the Virginia Capes Range Complex and the Navy Cherry Point Range Complex Environmental Impact Statements.
Mr. Kull has a BA in biology from the University of the Pacific. He received his MS in biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he studied shorebird behavior. He has studied the effects noise has on animals and written articles on environmental soundscapes, a relatively new topic area in the field. He is also a trained facilitator and enjoys assisting small groups deal with problem-solving issues.
Ms. Laitinen provides research and GIS support for multiple Marstel-Day projects to include the Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP). In this capacity, she applies technical GIS, cartographic, and research skills to support the Kadena Air Base and the Nellis Air Force Base ICEMAPs, the 29 Palms Census Study, and the 29 Palms Land Expansion Study. Ms. Laitinen also supports U.S. Marine Corps Installations West (MCIWEST) projects by researching renewable energy projects and their relationship to military airspace.
Prior to interning with Marstel-Day, Ms. Laitinen completed an archaeology internship with the Via Consolare Project in Pompeii, Italy. During this time she surveyed Pompeian ruins while recording many points used to create 3D renditions of the ruins in a digital map form. Ms. Laitinen also excavated a trench and created plan maps of each stratigraphic layer; drew pottery, ecofacts, and artifacts; and accessioned trench finds.
Ms. Laitinen has a BA in geography from San Francisco State University with an emphasis in GIS science. While in school, she worked at the SFSU facilities department as a student GIS specialist and created base maps for the campus buildings, vegetation, and walkways.
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In Mr. Law's current capacity as IT Manager at Marstel-Day, he oversees the day-to-day operations of all facets the company's IT infrastructure. This includes the oversight of Marstel-Day's Exchange and SharePoint services; procurement, installation and support for Marstel-Day's communication and technology infrastructure; support in both active and advisory roles to project teams; and general and administrative support to many internal business processes.
Mr. Law brings to Marstel-Day over 20 years of experience in all facets of information technology. During that time he has had hands-on experience in web-site design, network infrastructure design, network system's administrator, database design and implementation, PC installation and troubleshooting, and many other duties as they relate to IT departmental and managerial functions.
Mr. Law has a BS in computer science with a minor in mathematics from the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery, West Virginia.
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Mr. Liston is a senior analyst with expertise in resilience, ecosystem services, sustainability and sustainability metrics. He leads projects in support of the Air Force Encroachment Management program in the United States and abroad and develops the underpinnings of Air Force Community Partnerships programs. Specifically, he works in the areas of integrated assessments of sustainability, sustainability in higher education, the integration of environmental considerations into planning, strategic communication and stakeholder engagement plans, as well as in other projects that address long-term environmental, economic, energy, and military mission sustainability.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Liston was an officer in the Navy, retiring as a Commander after 21 years of service. His last tour of duty was at the Department of State as a policy analyst on conventional arms control in Europe, an inspector under the Antarctic Treaty, and a sustainability representative to the Greening Diplomacy Initiative. As an Associate Fellow on the Chief of Naval Operation's Strategic Studies Group in Newport, RI, he dealt specifically with the use of scenario planning for envisioning possible futures and preparing to adapt in the face of uncertainty. His other tours include International Engagement Officer in the Office of Policy, Plans and Strategy on the Navy Staff in the Pentagon, and Electronic Warfare Officer for the Army's 25th Infantry Division in Tikrit, Iraq. Prior to that, he spent 13 years flying helicopters from amphibious assault ships and jets from aircraft carriers during six deployments around the world.
Mr. Liston earned a BS in oceanography and a minor in Spanish, with distinction, from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Midway through his Navy career he attended the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI, where he earned an MA in national security and strategic studies, with a thesis on interagency cooperation and the Joint Interagency Task Force. Mr. Liston also earned a Master of Natural Resources from Virginia Tech in Arlington, VA, focusing on sustainability and ecosystem services in the global environment.
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Mr. Lubeshkoff joined Marstel-Day in April 2013 as a program manager for the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative. This initiative explores closer collaboration and partnerships among Air Force installations, local communities, and the private sector. In this role he uses his extensive business, military, and financial background combined with program management experience to facilitate efforts of installations and local communities, governments, private entities, and other organizations to engage in mutually supportive partnerships.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Lubeshkoff earned a reputation for bringing together many highly integrated and successful teams working on historic, military, environmental and policy related projects. Recognized for outstanding communication, risk mitigation, collaboration and problem-solving skills, he was responsible for managing the policy and administration of the Department of Defense $1.4 billion Small Business Innovation Research Program and propelled program objectives to increase outreach into underrepresented states by working directly with state government representatives to maximize use of financial and data resources. Mr. Lubeshkoff served 13 years as a naval pilot in both active duty and reserve officer status. He was a C-130 Mission Commander, TC-4C Flight Instructor, FAA accident prevention counselor, and forward air controller. He later transitioned to the civilian sector to become a B-727 pilot for American Airlines. He was also an assistant vice president of sales for Merrill Lynch, specializing in individual trusts and large charitable gifting programs. He was also the president of a commercial construction company with diverse service offerings encompassing commercial, government, and military clients.
Mr. Lubeshkoff has a BA in business administration from Principia College with a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
As a researcher, Mr. Lynch provides spatial analysis and research support to a variety of land use planning projects. He currently supports an Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP) for Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. In this capacity, he incorporates GIS land use modeling, conservation partnering, landscape scale conservation and other principles to preserve habitat and prevent encroachment. Mr. Lynch also contributes to Marstel-Day's GIS-related business development efforts by applying innovative data management and analytical strategies.
Mr. Lynch first gained professional experience in land use planning as a science undergraduate laboratory intern at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington. During his time at PNNL, he developed a GIS-based approach for estimating environmental impacts of offshore wind infrastructure. He published a peer-reviewed research paper detailing his methods. Mr. Lynch also served as a program interpreter at Lake Anna State Park in his hometown of Spotsylvania, Virginia, conducting conservation-oriented education and outdoor programs such as hikes and paddles.
Mr. Lynch holds a BS in integrated science and technology (ISAT) from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His undergraduate capstone thesis, titled "A Plan for the Restoration and Revitalization of East Campus Creek," was selected as runner-up for the Community Impact Award by ISAT department faculty and contributed to East Campus Creek's spring 2012 restoration. In his free time, he enjoys reading and backpacking and is an avid sports fan.
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Mr. Lynch's recent endeavors include program management support to Marine Corps Installations East within the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) expanse to integrate state, regional, local and military land use goals; prepare communities for the impacts of regional growth; improve quality of life for the military and military communities; develop military-compatible economic opportunities; preserve and enhance military training opportunities; and sustain natural resources and environmental quality. Mr. Lynch developed compatible resource (land, air, water, frequency) use and encroachment control policies, procedures, and strategies for Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps (HQMC), Marine Corps Installations Regions East and West, and Commander Navy Installations Command that are designed to implement solutions to incompatible resource uses that could adversely impact the ability of military installations, operational ranges, and training areas to meet current and future military testing, training, and general mission activity requirements.
Mr. Lynch served more than 22 years as a U.S. Marine Corps officer and lends experience in leadership, planning, and training high-performance logistics and transportation management teams. His Department of Defense (DoD)-related areas of expertise include programmatic strategy development, military planning, operations, readiness-related areas of land use and encroachment control policy, range and installation sustainability, environmental program planning, energy policy development, and federal legislative affairs.
During his tenure at HQMC, Mr. Lynch authored key terms of reference incorporated into DoD Sustainable Ranges Initiative-related programs and developed the work plan to conduct business process modeling of Marine Corps encroachment control processes at local, regional, and national levels. He also oversaw the budget and execution of a $10 million program for Marine Corps installations; formulated land-use and encroachment control resource requirements for the Marine Corps' Program Objective Memorandum 2004, 2006, and 2008; and initiated a resource allocation framework to account for $173 million in funding requirements supporting operations and maintenance, improvement, and modernization of Marine Corps ranges and training areas as part of the Fiscal Year 2006-2011 Future Years Defense Plan.
Throughout his Marine Corps career, Mr. Lynch was selected for numerous high-visibility positions including Senior Marine White House Presidential Social Aide and Officer-in-Charge of the Joint Presidential Color Guard for President George H. Bush. He is a skilled public speaker who regularly briefed senior defense officials as well as members of Congress regarding operational training and readiness and is published in professional defense journals.
Mr. Lynch has a BA in political science from the University of Central Missouri, an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and a Certification of Legislative Studies from Georgetown University's Government Affairs Institute.
Ms. Machen provides GIS research for various Marstel-Day projects. She contributes to the development of encroachment management and compatible land use strategy/encroachment partnering strategy documents. Her work considers conservation buffers, conservation partnering, land use modeling, water resource protection, renewable energy, and endangered species management. Currently, Ms. Machen is supporting work on ICEMAPs for Tinker Air Force Base and the US Air Force Academy. Before joining Marstel-Day as a GIS intern, Ms. Machen worked at Florida Atlantic University's Florida Center for Environment Studies (CES) as part of the Integrative Collaboration on Climate and Energy (ICCE) program. During her time with CES, she aided in the submission and coordination of collaborative climate change grants, as well as methodology development for understanding the impacts of sea level rise on transportation infrastructures for the Florida Department of Transportation.
Before joining Marstel-day as a GIS intern, Ms. Machen worked at Florida Atlantic University's Florida Center for Environment Studies (CES) as part of the Integrative Collaboration on Climate and Energy (ICCE) program. During her time with CES, she aided in the submission and coordination of collaborative climate change grants, as well as methodology development for understanding the impacts of sea level rise on transportation infrastructures for the Florida Department of Transportation.
Ms. Machen graduated from Rollins College in 2007 with a BA in environmental studies. In 2011, she received a MURP from Florida Atlantic University. A native of the Town of Jupiter in South Florida, Ms. Machen has always had a passion for environmental issues.
Mr. Magarian is a planner based out of the Oceanside, CA office. He provides planning research, analysis, and project management in support of the encroachment management projects and Community Partnerships for the Air Force. In these programs Mr. Magarian supports the Air Force by facilitating cost savings and protects mission sustainment through community partnerships and long term planning in the areas of environmental stewardship, climate action planning, climate resilience, energy security, energy efficiency, water security, smart growth, and land use planning.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Magarian was a project manager for the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) where he ran municipal energy efficiency partnership programs, electric vehicle demonstration programs, and land use research projects. In addition, he taught corporate sustainable responsibility in the Pepperdine University MBA program. Mr. Magarian's private sector experience includes working as an environmental designer providing renewable energy planning and community master planning at Buro Happold Consulting Engineers, after having worked for GreenWorks Studio providing LEED project management services to commercial and municipal developments. Additionally, Mr. Magarian has been managing experimental research in desert watershed restoration on a volunteer basis for the last eight years.
Mr. Magarian has an MA in sustainable communities from NAU, a graduate ecological design/urban planning certificate from the Ecosa Institute, and a BA in sustainable transit systems from Hampshire College. He is a certified LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Associate in Project Management, and has been trained by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in energy master planning, energy management, and energy auditing.
Mr. Mateer is a researcher with Marstel-Day, providing GIS analysis and research support for Air Force Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP) projects and Navy stakeholder communication strategies. Specifically, he focuses on applying GIS methodologies to map, analyze, and understand issues related to encroachment management, as well as adding spatial functionality to stakeholder engagement strategies.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Mateer worked as a GIS technician intern at Prince William Forest National Park in the Resource Management department. He managed and maintained the parks geospatial datasets, conducted a full GPS inventory of trail features, and produced a number of cartographic products for park events, decision making, and navigation. Additionally, he worked on multiple research projects that utilized GIS analysis. Most notably, his construction of a habitat suitability model for American chestnut trees was used to plan the reintroduction of blight resistant chestnuts into the park.
Mr. Mateer received his BS in environmental studies from Virginia Commonwealth University and is currently working on completing a certificate in GIS with a concentration in defense and intelligence from George Mason University.
Ms. McCracken provides support to the Air Force Encroachment Management and Marine Corps Encroachment Control Programs. She assists in developing the Nellis Air Force Base Installation Encroachment Management Action Plan and the Marine Corps Installations West encroachment management support program by researching key environmental and encroachment-related issues. She also develops regular media monitoring reports on general encroachment and environmentally-related issues, as well as client-specific issues.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. McCracken worked as a research assistant for California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She processed and analyzed satellite imagery data to examine the effects of forest transition in Jamaica. She also previously worked as an ocean engineering intern at SPAWAR Systems Center in San Diego, where she provided engineering and organizational support to various projects.
Ms. McCracken completed her BS in general engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a minor in geography and anthropology. She is a recent graduate of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom. She received her MS with distinction in water security and international development and completed a dissertation in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross on the impacts qat's water footprint has on the water resources of Yemen.
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Mr. McLaughlin joins Marstel-Day as a senior analyst. He provides support to project managers and contributes analysis to encroachment management issues. As part of this support, he also reviews Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans throughout the project process. These ICEMAPs identify encroachment challenges and environmental obligations that require active management in order to preserve military missions. In light of the rapid onset of renewable energy development, Mr. McLaughlin reviews state and federal legislation, FAA OEAAA filings, and other state and federal resources in order to assess the effects renewable energy projects may have on military installations, ranges, and training routes. Additionally, he is involved in the development of strategic communication and stakeholder engagement plans, and Community Plans and Liaison Officer (CPLO) responsibilities and reporting requirements for Marine Corps Installations Command.
Mr. McLaughlin served in the U.S. Navy for 27 years and retired with the rank of Captain. During his military career as an aircraft carrier pilot, he completed four deployments throughout the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf, and participated in the first Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm. Additionally, he has held increasing positions of responsibility outside operational squadrons, including major staff assignments with the National Airborne Operations Center in Omaha, Nebraska; an overseas tour with the Commander, U.S. Navy Central Command/Fifth Fleet in Manama, Bahrain; and recently with the Chief of Naval Air Training in Corpus Christi, Texas. His last assignment was at Naval Air Station in Kingsville, Texas, where, as the Commanding Officer, he led the base in producing half of the jet pilots for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. He also developed first of their kind memorandums of agreements for the U.S. Navy with wind farm developers. Upon his retirement, Mr. McLaughlin had accumulated over 3,500 flight hours, 87 combat missions and 761 carrier landings flying the A-6 Intruder, EA-6B Prowler and T-45 Goshawk aircraft.
Mr. McLaughlin earned a BS in economics from Texas A&M University in 1986. In 2009, he completed his Master of Aeronautical Science degree, with distinction, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, with specialties in aviation operations and human factors in aviation Systems. He is an avid private pilot and enjoys the outdoors on a golf course or alpine ski hill.
Mr. McMurray currently provides support to Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs, supporting the Command's newly established Encroachment Management Team and program. His work includes on-site support for the EMT and command in the development of a command-wide program to address encroachment issues at the Command's multiple and diverse installations and facilities. Mr. McMurray has developed and supported development of multiple Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs) for Air Force installations, supporting the Air Force Encroachment Management program in this capacity since 2009. He has worked to develop various prototype ICEMAPs at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE), and Patrick Air Force Base (including Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the Eastern Range), which cover a diverse range of challenges facing Air Force missions and organizations in various contexts and have helped to define the analytics utilized to assess encroachment vulnerability and identify win-win solutions with stakeholders.
Mr. McMurray comes to encroachment management work from the world of land use planning and real estate development, where his work focused on urban infill and transit-oriented development. Notably, he played a key role in developing a strategic and implementation plan for a future transit-oriented development district in Troy, Michigan. He has also worked California, Arizona, and Utah in both the public and private sectors. Whether addressing threats to space launch facilities in Florida for the Air Force, planning transit-oriented development in suburban Detroit, or volunteering technical expertise to develop a children's center for United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County, the common elements defining Mr. McMurray's' work are the same: applying rigorous analysis to a problem, collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and technical are brought together to develop plans, and collaborating in order to implement plans and solve complex problems.
Mr. McMurray has a BS in planning and resource management from Brigham Young University. He earned a Masters of Urban Planning and master's certificate in real estate development from the University of Michigan. He is also a certified charrette manager/facilitator with the National Charrette Institute and an active member of the Urban Land Institute.
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Ms. Merkel currently coordinates Marstel-Day's company business development efforts. Her duties include developing and updating the company's business development strategy; identifying, tracking, and pursuing business development opportunities; identifying and developing business relationships with small and large businesses for teaming opportunities; establishing and maintaining the company's business development SharePoint site; providing employee business development education and training; creating new and updating existing Marstel-Day marketing materials; and attending selected conferences and other forums to increase Marstel-Day's exposure and to make new and existing business contacts. She also serves as a Senior Technical Advisor and Reviewer on several Marstel-Day projects.
Ms. Merkel brings over 27 years of experience in environmental and comprehensive planning, natural resources management, hazardous waste management, and policy analysis and development. Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Merkel was the Director of Federal Environmental Planning and Permitting for a large engineering firm where she was responsible for strategic and business planning for this area of the company's Environmental Planning and Permitting Practice. She was the Program Manager and Senior Technical Advisor on the Army's Performance-Based NEPA Contract with the U.S. Army Environmental Command and the Program Manager for the DoD/Navy Chesapeake Bay Program Support Contract with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic. She also served as the Deputy Program Manager for the National Guard Bureau's Environmental Program Support Services contract.
Prior to joining working for two large engineering firms, Ms. Merkel worked for a small, disadvantaged environmental and engineering firm based in Alexandria (and later, Fairfax), Virginia. She served as the Client Service Manager for the U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC), where she managed variety of programs and projects that are being performed under the USAEC contracts. In this role, she assisted the Army in managing their Conservation, Chesapeake Bay, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Legislative and Regulatory Analysis Monitoring, and their Regional Environmental Offices (REOs) Programs. She has also directed numerous projects including the development of guidelines for the preparation of Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans (INRMPs), the development of INRMPs and associated NEPA documents for over 20 Army installations across the United States, the development of the Army Reimbursable Programs Handbook, the revision of Army Regulation (AR) 200-2 (the Army's implementing regulations for NEPA), the development of nutrient management plans for 10 Army installations within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the installation of conservation landscapes and low impact development (LID) demonstration projects at several Army installations, the development of training workshops on LID, conservation landscapes, and SAV monitoring and restoration, SAV monitoring and restoration at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), shoreline restoration and monitoring at Fort Meade, and the development of Wildlife Habitat Management Guidelines for the City of Bowie. Ms. Merkel received the Commander's Coin for Environmental Excellence for her work on the conservation landscaping/LID project at APG. While in school, she worked as a Legislative Aide for the Women Legislators of Maryland/Maryland General Assembly, as an environmental planning technician for the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and as a research fellow for the George Washington University's Institute for Urban Development Research (IUDR). One of the projects she worked on through the IUDR, Parks and Paths for People (a parks and recreation plan developed for the City of Annapolis, MD) won the AICP Student Project Award.
Ms. Merkel is active in both the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Baltimore Post. She served on the NAEP Board of Directors for 9 years, and for 5 of those years, she served as Secretary and Vice President. Currently, she is active on NAEP's NEPA Working Group, Awards Committee, and Annual Conference Committee. For the SAME Baltimore Post, she is on the Programs Committee where she plans one of the 12 programs throughout the year. She is also a regular participant in the annual National Military Fish & Wildlife Association meetings.
Ms. Merkel graduated with a BA in urban studies with a concentration in environmental planning from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also received her MURP from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Ms. Miller supports Marstel-Day's work with the Army Regional Environmental and Energy Office - Western (REEO-W) in Denver, Colorado as the Region 8 Program Coordinator. She tracks and evaluates legislative and regulatory activity on environmental and energy issues in Colorado, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming that may impact the Army's operational requirements. She additionally conducts outreach and partnership development with state, federal, region and local entities to address environment, energy and sustainability issues.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Miller worked with the Army REEO-W as the regional project manager for over five years and its regulatory affairs specialist for two years. Her expertise includes regulatory and legislative analysis, compliance, environmental research, education and outreach. Professional positions with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, National Environmental Health Association, and various environmental consulting firms have afforded her the opportunity to work with a number of professionals in a wide variety of areas. She is passionate about learning about new issues and tools, as well as responding to changes within the environmental field.
Ms. Miller earned a BS in forestry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She received her MS in environmental science from Indiana University, Bloomington. She received her certification on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Process (G3/G3.1) in 2012. Ms. Miller is also an active member of Denver's Downtowners Toastmasters Club.
Mr. Mitchell is a researcher at the Oceanside Office. He currently provides support to the Air Force Encroachment Management and Marine Corps" Encroachment Control Programs. He supports the Installation Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP) for Nellis Air Force Base, identifying and coordinating with stakeholders, managing media monitoring, conducting GIS support, and providing research on a variety of local and regional environmental and encroachment issues. His work with MCIWEST includes contributing to media monitoring efforts, producing state and federal legislative and regulatory reports, and identifying potential impacts to the Marine Corps" mission.
Prior to working for Martel- Day, Mr. Mitchell worked as a consultant and transportation planner intern at Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA). During his time with SCTA, he worked on a range of local and regional transportation planning issues and projects, lead a study to analyze the economic impact of bicycle and pedestrian activity on Sonoma County, conducted and enhanced the Sonoma County Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Program, maintained and updated the County's Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) database, and provided GIS support.
Mr. Mitchell is a recent graduate of Sonoma State University. He received a BA in environmental studies with a concentration in city and regional planning. During his senior year at Sonoma State University, he worked on a team to produce an Existing Conditions Report and Comprehensive Area Plan for the City of Rohnert Park. Both documents were presented to the Rohnert Park City Council and adopted to aid in updating the City's General Plan. The Rohnert Park City Center Comprehensive Plan also led to the relocation of the Rohnert Park Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) train station, as proposed in the plan.
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Mr. Noonan is a senior analyst who serves as a project leader and subject matter expert for encroachment and aviation-related issues. He is currently working on USAF Installation Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPS) and USMC projects. These projects identify encroachment challenges to military missions and recommend actions to prevent or mitigate those challenges. Many challenges are environmental in nature and the recommended solutions involve conservation partnering, habitat preservation, and permanent preservation of undeveloped land (as a buffer or for habitat) through DoD's Readiness and Environment Protection Initiative. Standard recommendations include low impact design, green infrastructure planning, and implementation of night skies and smart growth initiatives. Other challenges include sea level rise, severe/prolonged weather events, drought and other climate change issues that require innovative climate adaptation plans and sustainability strategies. Mr. Noonan also contributes to other projects requiring his expertise.
Significantly, Mr. Noonan was a project leader for the prototype ICEMAPs produced at Buckley AFB, CO and Patrick AFB, FL that have become the foundation for the ICEMAPS currently being produced throughout the Air Force enterprise.
Mr. Noonan acquired more than 26 years of experience, exercising sound business and technical/tactical judgment, in the capacities of executive manager, department head and program manager, while serving as a Marine Corps officer. He has extensive experience in leadership roles developing new programs for the Department of Defense (DoD), including strategic planning, resource management, and aircraft acquisition.
Mr. Noonan served worldwide in all levels of military aviation operations, from squadron to headquarters. Primarily an F/A-18 pilot, he possesses a unique blend of operational (carrier and land based) aviation experience, headquarters and staff savvy, and the hands-on implementation of an installation encroachment control program.
He pioneered the first Community Plans and Liaison Office at Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, SC, implementing a successful communications and engagement strategy that identified and engaged all stakeholders (internal, business, civilian, local/regional government, and higher headquarters) to facilitate an encroachment control plan that used all available tools to ensure mission sustainment in the face of unprecedented regional growth. The program became the early model for the USMC and DoD, and led to roles as a featured speaker at installation and range sustainment conferences.
Mr. Noonan received his BA in English from The Citadel in 1982, is a 2001 Air War College graduate, and designated Air Combat Tactics Instructor.
Ms. O'Sullivan is a communications specialist working in the Community Plans Liaison Office aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA. She researches and designs printed and e-publications, covers Community Relations-supported events for audiences both internal and external to the installation and assists with community outreach.
Ms. O'Sullivan joins Marstel-Day after 26 years as a newspaper and magazine reporter, photographer, designer and editor. As the features editor for Hi-Desert Publishing Co., she created and launched Basin Wide Spirit magazine in 2006, showcasing the people, places, and things that make the Morongo Basin unique. She is a past editor of The Desert Trail newspaper in Twentynine Palms, served as assistant editor of the twice-weekly Hi-Desert Star in Yucca Valley, and worked at daily papers in Palm Springs and Victorville, CA; and Jacksonville and Burlington, N.C. She has won numerous awards for news, features and headline writing, photography and layout and design.
An award-winning photographer specializing in nature photography, she holds a BA in news-editorial journalism from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. She is a member of the Sky's the Limit Committee working to build an observatory and nature center in the Morongo Basin, and works with the Morongo Basin Dark Skies Alliance, supporting its efforts to preserve the area's spectacular night sky. She also is a member of Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms and serves as a docent at the Twentynine Palms Historical Society's Old Schoolhouse Museum.
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Mr. Peixotto serves on the Marstel-Day Green Vision Council. His project portfolio includes supporting the encroachment management program and the land expansion program at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) at Twentynine Palms, CA where major progress is being made in conservation partnering, sustainability, natural resource conservation strategies and renewable energy. He also supports Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAP) including those at F.E. Warren and Tinker Air Force Bases in Wyoming and Oklahoma respectively.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Peixotto was the manager of the Utilities Department at the Port of Oakland, which is responsible for the Port's utilities service as a public utility. He served as a commissioner with the Northern California Power Agency and established a major solar energy system at the Oakland International Airport, the first at a major U.S. airport. Previously, he headed the Oakland Airport Terminal Expansion Program, where he was responsible for the planning, design, and construction program for a major expansion of Oakland's passenger facilities.
Mr. Peixotto has 30 years of experience leading and managing major design, engineering, construction, and environmental programs with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). While on active duty with USACE, Colonel Peixotto held numerous command and staff assignments in the United States and overseas. These include serving as a combat engineer company commander in Vietnam, an assistant professor of engineering at West Point, an assistant director of Civil Works in the Corps' Headquarters in Washington, the Military Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) in the Pentagon, the commander of the Corp's Albuquerque and Louisville Districts, the commander of the Corps' Kuwait Program Office, which helped rebuild Kuwait after the Gulf War, and the Deputy Commander of the Corps' South Pacific Division in San Francisco.
Mr. Peixotto is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY with a degree in general engineering. He received both an MS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Long Island University. He is a registered professional engineer.
Ms. Pierce joined Marstel-Day as a planner, in which capacity she is currently providing research and analysis in support of the Assistant Chief of Staff (AC/S), G-5 on-site at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, CA. Her specific responsibilities include supporting strategies for natural resource conservation and Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative projects. She also prepares briefings on local and regional land use issues, including legislation pertinent to the installation, environmental compliance, transportation studies, baseline documentation reports for stewardship compliance of conservation easements, research revenues generated from MCAGCC, review of avigation easements for compliance with AR4 county designation as well as other projects that address economic, energy, and military mission sustainability. She is also the planner on the team completing the Transportation Scoping Study for the Morongo Basin Area and assisted in coordinating the interviews for the Noise Study recently completed for the MCAGCC.
Ms. Pierce has over 20 years of experience in land use planning and environmental reviews as an associate planner, senior planner and senior associate project manager. She has worked on land annexations, the development of agricultural preserves, the development of industrial, commercial and residential properties, historic resource reviews, mitigated negative declarations and the review of environmental impact reports.
Prior to her position at Marstel-Day, Ms. Pierce worked for a private consulting firm and was assigned to several community development departments throughout southern California. She has worked on-site in over ten cities and counties from Santa Barbara to Orange County and east to the Inland Empire. Early in her career she held the position of associate at Maruyama Architects and Engineers, Okinawa, Japan as well as substitute teacher with the Department of Defense Dependents Schools.
Ms. Pierce's academic background includes a BArch from the College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University of Texas and a MPA from the School of Business and Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino. She also holds two certificates from the professional development program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA in effective project management and master planning. In 2003, she headed three mobile workshops on historic preservation for the California Chapter American Planning Association Conference in Santa Barbara. Ms. Pierce is an avid track and field fan. Ms. Pierce successfully passed the State of California Department of Real Estate exam and was licensed from 2006-2009.
Ms. Place provides research support and GIS analysis to Marstel-Day's Air Force Encroachment Management Program. Specifically, she contributes to Compatible Land Use Strategies as part of the Air Force's Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs). She recently began working on an ICEMAP for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, in Anchorage, Alaska.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Place worked as research assistant intern at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), where she focused on developing a methodology to use volunteered geographic information to augment the USGS West Africa diamonds geodatabase. She also worked as a cartography intern for the American Canoe Association, helping to meet their mapping needs.
Ms. Place is a recent magna cum laude graduate from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. She received a BA in geography and a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems.
Ms. Pratt primarily provides analytical support to the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. She monitors the media by tracking and compiling local and national encroachment and sustainment challenge news and reports, including environmental themes, regulation, and legislation. This work helps the client to develop insights on the development of various topics of interest, and to understand relevant trends. Ms. Pratt also assists with stakeholder communication, outreach, and engagement projects.
Ms. Pratt supports the creation of multiple Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements. Her focus is on socioeconomic analysis; she compiles information to create baseline condition surveys and conducts analyses to describe the environmental consequences of alternatives. She has experience in environmental research and data collection, and has applied the Environmental Impact Forecast System (EIFS) to determine the level of socioeconomic impact of BRAC/NEPA projects nationwide.
Ms. Pratt graduated with a BS in business administration from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VAPrior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Pratt participated for three summers as an intern on the Ocean Information Center Team at the University of Delaware College of Marine Studies, in Lewes, DE.
Kelly Proctor supports the Marine Corps and Air Force encroachment control and management teams. She provides research and analysis of environmental issues-including climate change, conservation, ecosystem services, management of threatened and endangered species, and other issues-for the services, as well as makes recommendations regarding effectively communicating with diverse installation and external stakeholders. Outside of Department of Defense-related work, Ms. Proctor also is involved in the company's business development efforts.
A native of Virginia, Ms. Proctor was a 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar to People's University of China in Beijing. During her time as a Fulbright Scholar, she researched environmentally-related free speech issues, such as restrictions on environmental reporting in Beijing newspapers and online. Prior to the Fulbright, Ms. Proctor interned for several print media outlets, including Bloomberg News in Hong Kong and Washington, D.C., where she was a member of President George W. Bush's press pool. She also interned in the marketing department of a Chinese state-owned shipping yard crane manufacturer.
Ms. Proctor holds a BA in journalism from the University of Georgia and an MPA in environmental science and policy from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She enjoys swimming, speaking French and Mandarin Chinese, and gardening.
Mr. Prusik provides planning and liaison services for Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale, AFB in accordance with the Air Force’s Encroachment Management Program. His efforts include facilitating the development of Installation Encroachment Management Teams (IEMT) across all AFGSC installations in support of the actions identified in the Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan (ICEMAP). Mr. Prusik serves as liaison between HQ AFGSC and IEMTs to help ensure that installation identified encroachment issues and encroachment program requirements are effectively communicated to AFGSC and the AFGSC Encroachment Management Team (EMT). He also provides support to the Executive Director of the IEMT, coordinating activities and leveraging knowledge and expertise of IEMT members in support of the encroachment management plan. Additional responsibilities include cultivation and maintenance of effective working relationships with Air Force and Community stakeholders, as well as, state, regional, and local agencies to promote awareness of the Air Force’s interests in compatible development, mission sustainability, and public safety.
Mr. Prusik provided AutoCAD analysis and design support for the development of the Installation Development Plan (IDP) for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Youngstown, Ohio. He developed conceptual and final design plans that incorporated short range planning priorities with long range smart growth initiatives. Planning strategies included a focus on sustainability, pedestrian accessibility, and smart growth practices that promote conservation of natural and cultural resources. Additional planning efforts included contributions to encroachment control, stakeholder facilitation, low impact design, and land use studies and analysis.
Mr. Prusik has more than 25 years of diversified planning experience and comes to encroachment management and liaison work from a background in land use planning and design where his work focused on master planning and project management. He has served as an instructor for the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies, Landscape Design Program, providing instruction in AutoCAD, small scale design principals, site analysis, and site engineering methods. He was named Instructor of the Year at the university in 2011.
Mr. Prusik has a BS in technology from Bowling Green State University and holds a MLA from North Carolina State University.
Ms. Richardson is an analyst with Marstel-Day, currently working onsite at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina. She provides support for the Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs and the Community Plans and Liaison offices, as well as Headquarters Marine Corps, in the management of the Townsend Bombing Range Modernization and Expansion project. In this capacity, Ms. Richardson also executes Marstel-Day's Strategic Communications Plan, a dynamic guide that adapts to and anticipates project developments, directs focused engagement of key stakeholders, and insures consistent internal and external themes and messages.
Prior to her onsite relocation, Ms. Richardson provided research, analytical, and logistical support to Marstel-Day's Marine Corps and Air Force programs. Her work included the development of Encroachment Control Plans (ECP), stakeholder matrices, sustainable and smart growth initiatives, conservation partnering and planning, water resource and transportation planning, compatible resource and land use, and working lands preservation. She specialized in integrating environmental considerations into planning, energy efficiency, natural resource and land conservation strategies, as well as climate change, sea level rise, and renewable energy. Specifically, her Marine Corps-related support included a Comparative Communities Analysis; Consolidated Installation ECP Update for Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation; and Compatible Resource Use/ Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS) support. She also provided communications support for an Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and research assistance in the Wildlife Management Plan update for Buckley Air Force Base.
Ms. Richardson is a 2011 graduate of the University of Mary Washington (UMW), receiving a BA in geography with a "Nature and Society" concentration and a focus on biogeography and conservation biology. Ms. Richardson also attended James Cook University (JCU) in Northern Queensland, Australia, where she acquired experience with environmental law, urban and community planning, and conservation biology. Ms. Richardson also studied community-based conservation and planning and the implementation of agroecology in Guatemala with Community Cloud Forest Conservation, an organization which works to alleviate poverty and protect cloud forests in Guatemala's central highlands. Her research work focused on education, reforestation, community development, academic scholarships, and ecological improvements to agriculture within indigenous communities. Ms. Richardson was also a member (2007-2011) and captain (2009-2011) of UMW's IHSA/NCAA Varsity Equestrian Team, claiming an Individual National Championship in 2010 and All-American status in 2011. Ms. Richardson was an assistant coach for the UMW Equestrian Team from 2011-2012.
Mr. Riordan works as an analyst with the Air Force Encroachment Management Program. In this capacity, he lends editing and research support to the development of the Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAP) for Air Force installations in Japan, Louisiana, Mississippi and North Carolina. His responsibilities include document review, general editing and revision, and conducting background research on issues related to earth and environmental science. Mr. Riordan also focuses on the review of the multiple environmental considerations addressed by ICEMAPS. This includes reviewing the sections which focus on the shared environmental interests of the installation and stakeholder, the chapter that deals with mission sustainment analysis, and encroachment condition assessment, and the chapter that includes an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) as they relate to the encroachment and sustainment challenges facing installations.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Riordan worked for 10 years as a high school science teacher, instructing students in the earth, physical, and marine sciences. He is certified in the instruction of earth science for grades 7-12 in both New York and Virginia. His summers were spent honing his content knowledge through a mix of travel and fellowship opportunities. Mr. Riordan has studied marine science and geology with the Sea Education Association based out of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, earth science with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University's Summer Research Program for Science Teachers, and renewable energy policy with Virginia Clean Cities. His educational and professional development centered travels have included trips to Costa Rica to conduct self-guided study of that country's extensive natural and cultural resources, and to Kodiak Island, Alaska, to participate in a marine debris remediation program.
Prior to his classroom centered educational employment, Mr. Riordan worked for a small environmental consulting company specializing in polychlorinated biphenyl remediation. He also spent several years as an experiential environmental educator for a variety of land and marine based educational organizations, including North Carolina Outward Bound, the Baltimore Inner Harbor based Living Classrooms Foundation, and the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Mr. Riordan holds a BS in environmental science policy from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. While an undergraduate student, Mr. Riordan consistently made the dean's list and was awarded for his achievements in environmental science by the faculty at Marist with the prestigious Central Hudson Gas and Electric Award for Excellence in Environmental Science. Mr. Riordan went on to earn his MEd from Queens College, New York, graduating with honors.
Mr. Rippe provides research support for Marstel-Day's Air Force Encroachment Management Program. Working collaboratively on the production of Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans, he focuses specifically on developing community engagement as an instrument to resolve encroachment management issues affecting military installations. Examples of such issues include the preservation of critical species and habitat, climate change adaptation, and the protection of air, land, and marine resources. His current responsibilities include identifying opportunities for military partnerships with relevant environmental stakeholders in the community and assessing the scope and influence of these stakeholders in regard to specific areas of encroachment.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Rippe served as an intern with The Nature Conservancy, where he conducted policy research in support of the Better Roads, Cleaner Streams Initiative. In addition, Mr. Rippe worked as a research assistant at the University of Virginia, performing diagnostic tests on newly-designed field instruments.
Mr. Rippe graduated from the University of Virginia in 2013, earning a BS with high distinction in environmental science and a BA in biology with a specialization in environmental and biological conservation. During his undergraduate curriculum, he also completed a distinguished majors thesis which investigated the hydrodynamic effects of macroalgal turf on coral reef ecology.
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Ms. Rohr is the program manager for Marstel-Day's support to MCIWEST. In this role, she oversees the Marstel-Day team providing legislative and regulatory monitoring, outreach, GIS support, training, policy development, and engagement strategies and plans development in support of Marine Corps Installations West (MCIWEST) encroachment initiatives. Ms. Rohr is an accomplished environmental engineer with 15 years supporting federal and state agency environmental programs. She provides guidance on and support to natural resource conservation management and compatible land use buffers to OSD and DoD Services.
Prior to joining to Marstel-Day, Ms. Rohr was a research fellow with LMI where she assisted client organizations with multi-disciplinary land use and environmental issues, developing strategic plans and policy guidance, anticipating future environmental issues, implementing public-private partnership programs, and developing innovative land use strategies. Ms. Rohr developed the Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI) Program's Partner Primer that serves as an introduction to REPI for land trusts, state or local governments, and other potential partners. She also provided support to the Army's Compatible Buffer Program from its inception, conducting research and providing innovative analyses to staff and decision-makers to help shape the program while also researching methods for transfer, banking and credit systems to leverage military land use requirements.
Ms. Rohr has a BA in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island and an MA in environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Rowe provides research and analytical support for Marstel-Day's Air Force Policy team efforts to develop instructions and policy guidance on encroachment management. These documents address long-term environmental and mission sustainment by emphasizing a proactive approach in challenge areas such as community engagement, ecosystem management, airspace restrictions, energy development, and compatible land use planning by leveraging conservation partnerships across all echelons of the Air Force. Mr. Rowe has also worked to enhance Community Partnership efforts, and draft, edit, and revise engagement documents that will promote environmental conservation and partnering opportunities between installations and their surrounding communities.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Rowe worked as an intern for Bloomberg-BNA in the Health Law and Business Library where he researched, analyzed, and reported on legal developments in the health care field. He has also had internships with the Federal Communications Commission and the National Guard Bureau, Office of Chief Counsel, where he gained experience in a number of practice areas including environmental law, operations law, administrative law, and employment law.
Mr. Rowe holds a BS in English from Radford University. He received his JD with a concentration in national and homeland security law from the George Mason University School of Law, and is licensed by the Virginia State Bar, being sworn to the Bar in 2012.
Ms. Sarnowski is currently providing planning research and analysis in support of the Encroachment Management Program under the G-5, Community Liaison and Public Affairs office at the MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, CA, Marine Corps Base. Her tasks include researching and tracking renewable energy development to determine compatibility with the installation's existing and proposed land uses, assisting in developing and implementing an access database to collect and manage historic and current data, and technical review of Environmental Impact Studies and Environmental Assessments for transportation, energy proposals, and other entities.
Prior to working for Marstel-Day, Ms. Sarnowski was an assistant environmental planner for a consulting firm in Phoenix, AZ, where she was responsible for implementing the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). She was a NEPA project planner on projects for the Arizona Department of Transportation, Maricopa Association of Governments, City of Phoenix, and several private entities.
Ms. Sarnowski has a BA in liberal studies with a minor in geography from the University of Arizona and a MUPP from the College of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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Ms. Scaggs is a senior planner with Marstel-Day and serves as the project manager for work supporting the Government and External Relations Office for Marine Corps Installations East (MCIEAST) in the area of compatible resource use management policy and program development. She manages a variety of projects for MCIEAST, including initiatives to support sustainable landscapes and seascapes, the establishment of a market-based conservation program in eastern North Carolina, the development of comprehensive real estate and conservation partnering strategies, the formation of a water resources collaborative partnership, and other projects that address long-term environmental, economic, energy, and military mission sustainability. Ms. Scaggs also served as the project manager for supporting the encroachment control planning efforts at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River. This planning effort involved identifying common military and civilian interests and opportunities in the area of sustainability, land use compatibility, and environmental planning. Ms. Scaggs was also instrumental in the formation and facilitation of the Community-Military Cooperative Planning Group in Onslow County, NC, a group designed to identify issues of regional impact and engage in problem solving in a collaborative manner.
Prior to coming to Marstel-Day, Ms. Scaggs most recently worked as a planning and market research intern at Warren & Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina. She completed complex comprehensive planning and demographic analyses, with a particular focus on managing the interaction between market-driven development pressures and responsible land management. From 2002 to 2007, Ms. Scaggs worked as a grant writer for the Alliance for Families and Children and Total Action Against Poverty in southwest Virginia. She was directly responsible for securing over $5 million in federal, state, local, and private foundation grants for programs that supported child abuse prevention, teen parenting education, adult vocational learning, and high school dropout prevention.
Ms. Scaggs earned a BS in psychology and statistics from Roanoke College in Salem, VA. She received her MURP and an economic development certificate from Virginia Tech, where she was awarded the American Institute of Certified Planners' (AICP) Award for Academic Excellence, the Marsha Ritzdorf Award for Best Graduate Thesis, and the "Most Outstanding Student" Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association. Her research on vacant property reclamation, particularly on how to use registration ordinances to combat the effects of blight, was cited in an article in the Albany Law Review.
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Mr. Schilke joins Marstel-Day to lead planning and analysis and provide operational perspective to teams supporting the Air Force Encroachment Management program. In this role Mr. Schilke is defining a framework for assessing cyberspace infrastructure vulnerabilities and improving resilience to climate change effects, natural disasters, human error, physical attack, and commercial growth in support of Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan. Mr. Schilke also provides SME military and aviation insight on local/regional development and renewable energy project compatibility with training ranges and special use airspace. He also contributes analysis of air, water, and waste environmental compliance requirements and identifies opportunities to partner with stakeholders on mutually beneficial solutions. Mr. Schilke assesses facility and operations energy performance, conducts energy technology research, and develops energy efficiency and resilience strategies to address objectives such as operating cost, carbon footprint, and continuity of operations. A native of northern Ohio, Mr. Schilke served more than 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) as an F/A-18D Weapon Systems Officer and an Environmental Engineering Management Officer. He accrued over 2,000 hours of flight time and served in four F/A-18D squadrons. A Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) graduate and F/A-18 Mission Commander, he flew 140 combat missions spanning Operations Allied Force (Serbia/Kosovo) and Iraqi Freedom and made multiple Western Pacific deployments where he participated in multinational theater engagement exercises.
Recently, Mr. Schilke served as the first Requirements and Technology Branch Head in the newly formed USMC Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O). He authored a first-of-its-kind Service directive and best-practice guide to establish a process and methods for integrating capability-based, data-driven energy performance attributes into requirements and acquisition decisions. In early 2012, he served in Afghanistan coordinating solar and hybrid power system fielding and evaluations. Mr. Schilke also served as Deputy Director, Marine Corps Base Quantico Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs from 2002 to 2004, where he led a 40-person staff in managing environmental compliance and natural/cultural resources and restructuring to adapt to changing regulations and facilitate ISO 14001 Environmental Management System implementation.
Mr. Schilke graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he earned a BS in honors oceanography and performed capstone research into formation processes and hybrid characteristics of an explosive Atlantic maritime storm. He earned an MS in engineering and environmental management as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology. His graduate thesis involved laboratory-based work that examined the physical and chemical properties of chromate-containing aircraft primer paint overspray particles and the human inhalation exposure mechanisms, leading to published results in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.
Ms. Schwartz provides research support for Air Force projects from Marstel-Day's Fredericksburg office. She assists the Air Force policy team in developing instructions and policy guidance on encroachment management. Additionally she produces supporting documents for the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative. Her efforts help the Air Force incorporate ecosystem management, landscape scale conservation, and sustainability into their operations.
Previously, she worked at the American University Office of Sustainability in Washington, DC. She ran the campus-wide Green Office Program and led the production of the Sustainability Tracking Assessment Rating System (STARS) Report, a comprehensive report on sustainability initiatives across the university. She also worked for the Student Conservation Association, leading inner city youth in trail maintenance and construction. Ms. Schwartz also co-founded a farmers market in her hometown, submitted a proposal for a wastewater treatment wetland at American University, and was awarded Volunteer of the Year for her service with a local land and water conservation non-profit in Connecticut.
In 2012 Ms. Schwartz graduated summa cum laude from American University with a BA in environmental studies and a minor in international relations. She developed a passion for environmental conservation growing up in Connecticut along the Long Island Sound. In her spare time, Ms. Schwartz enjoys running, hiking, and baking.
Ms. Scollard assists with Marstel-Day's monthly client invoicing and billing, as well as with human resources needs. Ms. Scollard tracks and maintains contract documentation, and in this capacity she also developed and populated an Access database for tracking and maintenance of contract-related documents. Ms. Scollard supports research, implementation and ordering of Eco-friendly office products and supplies. Ms. Scollard is experienced in all aspects of office administration: word processing, spreadsheets, aging reports, and data collection and entry. She is proficient in office software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, and has received several awards for performance, excellence, and accuracy.
With a customer service-oriented background, Ms. Scollard possesses more than 12 years of office administration experience specializing in management and field support. She has held several positions of responsibility, including management of accounts and contracts, design and development of training material, assistance in the writing of business contracts and proposals, development and implementation of efficient office procedures and processes, and creation and maintenance of Microsoft Access databases for data entry and tracking.
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Mr. Scott joined Marstel-Day in September 2012 as a program manager for a new Air Force Public-Public Public-Private (P4) partnership initiative. The P4 initiative is designed to explore collaboration opportunities on both sides of Air Force Base fence lines, with the goals of finding operational efficiencies and developing the Air Force Base of the Future program. In this capacity, he uses his extensive community relations-focused experience in public policy research and analysis to support relationships between defense installation leaders and local governments, economic development officials, businesses, and citizens. He also uses his comprehensive understanding of local community spending, defense spending, and its subsequent impact on community development, land use planning, and economics.
Mr. Scott has thirty years of prior military, state government, and private sector consulting experience. Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Scott served the Commonwealth of Virginia as the Executive Director of the Virginia National Defense Industrial Authority. In this role, he monitored implementation of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure decisions in Virginia, managed Virginia's response and grant assistance to local communities affected, and advised Virginia's Governor and General Assembly on military installation and veterans issues with respect to economic development. This effort required expertise in defense contracting, land use, transportation, encroachment, and Department of Defense programs put in place to assist state and local governments with managing growth communities, sudden employment losses, and workforce development. Mr. Scott also worked with local government agencies and private military affairs councils to understand community issues related to the presence of military installations and assist with the development of cooperative relationships between local communities, the Commonwealth, and the Department of Defense. Mr. Scott has also consulted on public policy and mobilization for political candidates and advocacy groups.
Mr. Scott retired from active duty in the US Army at Fort Knox in 2002 and earned a BS in public policy, with concentrations in economics and policy analysis from the University of Louisville. He received an MA in political science with a research focus on social movements in 2005 and is working towards an MPhil in international relations from George Washington University in Washington, DC. His research includes domestic influences on foreign policy and international governance institutions as applied to defense budget development and private security firms.
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Dr. See serves as a senior scientist and program manager out of the company's Plano, Texas office. Dr. See provides senior technical expertise and quality reviews in coastal and marine resources, management, and ecosystems services to ensure company work products and deliverables are sufficiently and accurately characterized. He also undertakes business development efforts for the company's ecosystem services and conservation business lines, with a specific focus on coastal and marine environments. His primary clients include the Department of Defense, resource management and regulatory agencies, non-profit organizations, and the commercial sector, including the oil and gas and alternative energy sectors.
Dr. See comes to Marstel-Day with over 14 years of experience in the academic and consulting world providing support for terrestrial, riverine, coastal, estuarine, and oceanic issues. He has supported research into the onset and proliferation of red tides in the Gulf of Mexico, investigated the fate of organic compounds through the estuaries of the southeast United States, supported U.S. Navy efforts to implement enhanced training effectiveness through a more-thorough understanding of local marine resources and assisted terrestrial and offshore wind developers with environmental baseline studies and compliance/regulatory documentation. Dr. See also led a team of scientists in support of NOAA's investigation of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dr. See served as the vice president of Environmental/Natural Resources for a private consulting firm providing program and project management for the commercial and Federal sectors. His previous environmental support has been for federal agencies, including the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Interior, and the Department of Commerce. His commercial endeavors focused primarily on the energy sector, including oil and gas and alternative energy developers - wind, wave, and solar. Dr. See's experience includes the development of natural resource assessments, analysis of proposed actions and technologies for potential environmental impacts or mission sustainability, the preparation and analysis of NEPA documents, biological assessments, and compliance documents, and fatal flaw analyses for potential commercial development.
Dr. See holds a BS in zoology from Texas A&M University and received his PhD in marine sciences from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary.
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Mr. Shepherd is a senior analyst who assists with analytical and program management support for the Air Force's Community Partnership PMO (Program Management Office). He is involved with a variety of projects, including Air Force community partnership development, oversight, cross-functional management, training, strategic communication, and the integration of environmental considerations into planning.
Mr. Shepherd brings 28 years of military and corporate leadership to the Marstel-Day team. He served as executive assistant for the Air Force Executive Review Secretariat and Executive Agent for Modeling and Simulation at the Air Force Headquarters. He was the air staff director for the United States' and Department of Defense's worldwide participation in the 100th Anniversary of Powered Flight Events. He has a well-rounded international background, including experience as the joint/combined exercise director for Modeling and Simulation Exercises and Mission Rehearsals with US, NATO, and Partnership for Peace nations. He was also an Air Force master navigator and tanker task force director in the US, Europe and Southwest Asia theaters.
As a senior program manager, Mr. Shepherd assisted the Air Force in the development and implementation of Total Force Integration, which analyzed programmatics and identified new sustainable missions for Regular Air Force, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve personnel and equipment. This effort equated to a $10B shift in the Air Force's system, personnel, and mission portfolios.
Mr. Shepherd earned a BS in computer science from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. He earned an MEd from Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia.
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Mr. Shy is senior counsel for Marstel-Day LLC. He provides support across all of the company's business lines. From March 2012 to March 2013, Mr. Shy served as managing member of Environmental Planning & Safety Consultants, LLC and senior advisor to Marstel-Day on encroachment and environmental planning.
Prior to establishing EPSC, Mr. Shy served nearly 24 years with the Department of the Navy (DON) as an active duty Marine, reserve Marine, and civil servant. As a civil servant, Mr. Shy was the senior environmental and occupational safety attorney for the Naval Sea Systems Command enterprise and as the Marine Corps' senior environmental planning and land use attorney within the Office of Counsel for the Commandant. Working on some of DON's most high profile and sensitive projects, Mr. Shy was awarded the DON's Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the highest honorary award the Secretary of the Navy can confer upon a civilian employee.
Commissioned a Marine Corps officer in 1986, he served eleven years on active duty. Mr. Shy served in military justice, legal assistance, and operational billets in Okinawa, Japan, the Republic of the Philippines, and the Kingdom of Thailand between 1989 and 1992. He then began his environmental law career serving the land use attorney in the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Mr. Shy served as Associate Counsel, Environmental and Land Use, in the Counsel for the Commandant's Eastern Area Counsel Office at Camp Lejeune, NC between 1995 and 1998. He then served for one year as the Associate Counsel for the Commandant, Environmental Law, in the Pentagon. He subsequently accepted a civil service position with the Department of the Navy Office of General Counsel and a Marine Corps Reserve commission. In 2007, he retired from the Marine Corps Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel and was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal.
A native of High Ridge, Missouri, Mr. Shy lettered in wrestling at Southwest Missouri State University, where he received a BS, cum laude, in electronic media (with an emphasis on broadcast management) and a JD from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After graduating The Basic School in Quantico, VA, he attended the Naval Justice School, graduating with honors. Mr. Shy also attended the graduate course at the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Army, School in Charlottesville, VA, earning an LLM with honor graduate distinction.
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Mr. Solley is program manager for Marstel-Day's encroachment management initiatives for Marine Corps Installations Command. His work includes development of policy documents, communications and outreach plans, and various projects related to encroachment control. Formerly a project manager, his work includes a number of Encroachment Control Plans: Fort Indiantown Gap, PA; Marine Corps Base Hawaii; and Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, CA, among others. These projects include extensive research, analysis, and development of creative solutions to issues related to conservation partnerships, ecosystem services, climate change planning, renewable energy planning, smart growth, and other sustainability issues. He has also led the team developing a Tactical Communications Plan for Naval Support Facility, Dahlgren, VA, and has acted as team leader or otherwise supported numerous other encroachment and other plans, including the Eastern North Carolina Regional Growth Management Plan.
A retired US Marine, he has over 30 years of experience in the fields of Marine Corps and Joint operations, training and education, ground warfare, and amphibious concepts, doctrine, and technology. This experience is widespread and includes: development, management and conduct of military and government training and education; planning and management of operations, exercises, and wargame evaluations; analysis of systems, concepts, and doctrines; and production of written evaluations, doctrinal and technical manuals, summaries, and reports. He has taught technical and other forms of writing, authored several books and monographs, and received a number of awards for professional writing.
Mr. Solley holds a BA in English and history from Western Kentucky University. He also holds an MA in English from the University of Kentucky and completed his PhD coursework at Duke University. He is an active member of the Fredericksburg City government with significant experience in land use planning, local environmental issues, and the broad spectrum of local government activities.
Ms. Steely provides research support for Marstel-Day's Marine Corps and Navy programs out of the Fredericksburg, VA office. She is involved in the development of strategic engagement plans as well as building stakeholder directories to facilitate effective communication. Additionally, Ms. Steely has supported efforts related to water resources management and wetlands mitigation.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Steely served as the undergraduate manager for the University of Virginia Community Garden, a position that required her to coordinate workdays, organize student volunteers, host educational events, and manage the garden's growing season. She also worked as the student outreach intern for Morven Farms and aimed to better connect students to the estate's intellectual assets, especially its one-acre teaching farm. Ms. Steely was one of the original team members to draft a plan and break ground for the farm's creation, which offered a community-supported agricultural program during summer/fall class sessions as well as numerous learning opportunities during the school year. She spent her summers interning on local farms, both in Charlottesville and in her home state of Pennsylvania, and volunteering for the Farmers Market Coalition.
Ms. Steely earned a BA in in environmental thought and practice from the University of Virginia, an interdisciplinary program that allowed her to analyze environmental ideas across multiple fields of study. She graduated with distinction in May 2013 as a member of the University's scholastic Raven Society.
Mr. Streeter currently serves as an analyst at the Western Regional Office in Oakland, CA. His most current assignments include supporting Marine Corps Installations Command West with community engagement events with key elected state officials and agency leaders in Arizona, California and Nevada as well as producing Strategic Engagement Plans and other outreach materials. These engagement events and plans will assist MCIWEST in maintaining mission sustainability while continuing their commitment to preserving the environment through conservation planning and partnering, conservation banking, habitat restoration and collaborative natural resources conservation strategies.
Mr. Streeter's previous assignments included assisting in the Air Force Reserve Command's Installation Complex Encroachment Management Plan for March Air Reserve Base in Riverside CA, planning and execution of two joint military/civilian Land Use Forums for Naval Base Ventura County, CA, and assisting in the Encroachment Control Plan for the Marine Corps' Southern California Installations which includes MCIWEST, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton, MCAS Miramar, and the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA. Additionally, Mr. Streeter is part of Marstel-Day's Communications Working Group.
Mr. Streeter's prior experience includes assisting the Office of Emergency Management at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) at Twentynine Palms, CA, to prepare Memorandums of Understanding to be implemented between the installation, San Bernardino County, and local municipalities during times of catastrophic disaster. Mr. Streeter was also involved in MCAGCC's participation in California's 2010 Golden Guardian Exercise, for which he prepared all of the forms used in the Emergency Operations Center; created booklets for exercise players, evaluators, and controllers; and acted as the exercise logistics director. Other support to MCAGCC includes time spent as the communications and engagement specialist for Marstel-Day in support of the MCAGCC 29 Palms Land Acquisition Project and Encroachment Control Project.
During his 20-year military career with the Marine Corps, Mr. Streeter served as an instructor in several capacities, including a tour as a drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. He also has experience in the coordination and logistical planning for several major, national events, notably the state funerals of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford. He currently coordinates logistical planning for the Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Highlands Festival in Estes Park, CO, and Fleet Week in San Francisco.
Mr. Streeter received a BS in business management from the University of Phoenix.
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Mr. Sutherland returns to Marstel-Day as a senior analyst supporting a wide array of Marstel-Day's ongoing programs and business development efforts. In this capacity he draws on decades of experience in the fields of studies and analysis, comprehensive regional planning, real estate development and construction, and project management.
Prior to re-joining Marstel-Day, Mark was the Vice President of North Carolina's Eastern Region Economic Development Commission for four years. In that capacity, he served collaterally as the Executive Director of the Military Growth Task Force, Program Director of the "PlanIt EAST" comprehensive regional planning forum, Program Manager of Project "Food & Fuel for the Forces" and Developer of the NC Defense Logistics Initiative. This multi-year effort resulted in a regional response to a massive and unanticipated influx of population and the resulting impacts on eastern North Carolina's natural and built infrastructure; community services including health care, emergency services and education systems; economic development; and quality of life.
While previously with Marstel-Day, Mark led a number of encroachment vulnerability assessments for the Marine Corps. In that role, he developed analyses that could support improving the relationships between military installations and their surrounding communities through the creation and implementation of joint action plans and special projects, including those aimed at conservation initiatives that could sustain the mission. Additionally, he oversaw the development of the Eastern North Carolina Regional Growth Management Plan, a project he led for Marstel-Day and then implemented as the Task Force director, as noted above.
In addition to this consulting and government experience, Mark's business experience includes more than 20 years as a Commercial General Contractor and Real Estate Developer in Florida and Virginia. In that capacity, he oversaw the completion of multiple, public and private large-scale projects that included environmental protection and restoration components. Concurrent with his business career, Mr. Sutherland's military career spanned 32 years of both active and reserve service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired as a Colonel in 2009. Mr. Sutherland holds a BS degree in Government from Florida State University and a MS degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA, where his graduate study focused on international oil economics.
Mark is a private pilot and enjoys skiing, diving, woodworking, fishing and gardening.
Dr. Takade supports Marstel-Day's work with the US Army Environmental Energy Office (REEO) Central Region in Kansas (MO) through research and analysis of environmental legislation and regulations a regulatory affairs specialist. In this capacity, he also edits the Central Region Review, a monthly regulatory newsletter. He specifically provides legislative, regulatory, and technical support to the REEO Kansas City environmental staff by tracking and assessing implications of proposed and final state laws, state regulations, and environmental issues immediately or potentially impacting Army/DoD installations and activities. In this capacity, he also prepares concise legislative and regulatory summary analyses for monthly legislative and regulatory review, periodic regional alerts and other documents. Finally, he executes assigned projects within established guidelines and schedules and assists in planning and coordinating meetings and workshops as necessary.
With more than 40 years experience, Dr. Takade has become an expert in the areas of CERCLA (Superfund) Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS), RCRA Corrective Actions, risk based closures, environmental chemistry, chemical fate, environmental health and toxicology, risk assessment, health and safety planning, quality assurance, laboratory audits, and data validation. He has been project manager for numerous health risk assessment projects in support of RI/FS projects and to establish cleanup goals. He has managed more than 30 RI/FS, site characterization, risk assessment and remediation projects, in USEPA Region III, IV, V, VI, VII, and IX in support of private sector clients and the USACE - Kansas City District, Omaha District, Sacramento District, Huntsville District, Tulsa District among others. As an operations manager, Dr. Takade was responsible for the fiscal, technical, budgetary, personnel, and administrative issues more than 100 employees who possessed BS, Master's and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, biology, natural resources, toxicology, cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics among others. As a practicing toxicologist, Dr. Takade served as expert witness for a class action lawsuit for potential health effects of an oxidizing agent and many other litigation cases involving chlorinated hydrocarbons, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, solvents and other industrial chemicals. He also served as the senior health effects analyst andtoxicologist who coordinated the development of a human health risk analysis and data evaluation of the potential impact of landfills on surrounding communities.
Dr. Takade received a BS in Zoology from Long Beach State University in California followed by a PhD from the Department of Entomology, University of California at Riverside with a specialization in Insecticide Chemistry and Metabolism. He later served as a Rockefeller Foundation Post-Doctoral Scholar studying the biological and environmental fate of selective Organophosphorous and Carbamic Acid insecticides at University of California at Riverside.
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Mr. Tancini leads projects that enhance the sustainability efforts of Marstel-Day's clients, including assisting colleges and universities with their sustainability and climate action plans. He has facilitated workshops that present the building blocks of campus sustainability for academic institutions. As a part of this effort, he has performed extensive research on various sustainability and climate change policies, initiatives and legislation. Mr. Tancini also addresses issues that affect the long-term sustainability of U.S. Air Force installations and overseas U.S. Army missions. Mr. Tancini's specific responsibilities include researching national security documents to prepare operationally-focused Army Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH) policies and analyzing encroachment impacts to Air Force mission sustainment. Mr. Tancini also has experience in reviewing climate change impacts to mission sustainability and providing an analysis and plan for implementing adaptation strategies.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Mr. Tancini served as an attorney, where he solved a wide variety of complex legal problems for businesses and government entities. As a deputy attorney general for the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, Mr. Tancini tackled a variety of legal issues, including state tobacco litigation, bankruptcy law, and state taxation. After serving as a deputy attorney general, he joined the law firm of McCarter and English as an associate attorney, concentrating his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, environmental litigation, and contract law.
He was also a member of the ROTC program and upon graduation was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army. As a military officer, he drafted policy memoranda, developed training programs, and implemented procedures that improved operational performance. Mr. Tancini's military stint included a tour in the Republic of Korea. He completed his military service in Philadelphia, PA, where he managed the Department of Defense military entrance testing program.
Prior to acquiring his most recent degree, Mr. Tancini volunteered with AmeriCorps as an AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador for the state of New Jersey. He assessed the health of neighborhood streams in the Rancocas Creek Watershed, conducted educational workshops on a variety of environmental issues, and trained citizen volunteers in the science of stream monitoring. In addition, he was awarded for planning and leading a cleanup of the Rancocas State Park that resulted in the removal of almost 50 tons of debris.
Mr. Tancini holds BAs in psychology and history from Dickinson College. He has a master's degree in environmental studies from the University of Pennsylvania. For his master's Capstone Project, he developed an extensive sustainability business program for the township of Cherry Hill, NJ. Mr. Tancini also holds a JD from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University.
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Ms. Theisen has more than 10 years of detailed experience in government contracting, bookkeeping, and office management support. She is proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher, as well as Adobe Acrobat, ADP Payroll Software, Photosuite, and QuickBooks Pro. Among her skill sets, Ms. Theisen has administered functions related to human resources, including employee payroll, health, dental, contribution plans, and long- and short-term disability insurance policies. She has received several awards for outstanding performance, professionalism, and client service.
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Mr. Timm supports Marstel-Day's work with the DOD Regional Environment Coordinator program and the U.S. Amry's Regional Environmental and Energy Office as the Region 5 (Great Lake states) Program Coordinator. In this role, he serves as an environmental subject matter expert; monitors, reviews and analyzes proposed state and select federal environmental and energy legislation and regulations; supports preparation of DoD and Army positions on new laws and rules impacting military missions; develops and facilitates partnerships between DoD and state and regional regulatory agencies; coordinates with and supports military stakeholders in the region; and provides environmental and energy assistance to Army organizations and installations.
Mr. Timm has over 35 years of military and civilian experience in the areas of environmental management, facility management, military operations and construction. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer for over 21 years, he retired as a lieutenant colonel. His military service included a variety of leadership and staff assignments in the U.S., Europe, and Africa, as well as a combat tour with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in the first Gulf War. Some of the key positions held included: Deputy Commander of the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Battalion Operations Officer; Facility Engineer of a multi-national peace keeping base in Egypt; senior staff officer for management of the Army environmental cleanup program in the Pentagon; Deputy Chief of the USACE environmental restoration program; and Chief of Staff of the Army Environmental Center. After his retirement from the military, he served as the environmental manger for two multi-billion dollar projects in Maryland and Colorado tasked with the safe destruction of the Army's chemical warfare agent stockpile.
Mr. Timm received a BS in water quality management from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and an MS in occupational safety and health from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. An avid outdoorsman and athlete, he spends his spare time fly fishing, cycling, and gardening.
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Mr. Tyndall supports Marstel-Day's regional work at Marine Corps Installations East and the Air Force ICEMAP encroachment management program as a project team leader. He has also provided technical support and expertise supporting encroachment control plans for Homestead and Pittsburgh Air Force Reserve Bases, Cannon Air Force Base, Navy Northwest Ranges Complex, and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Stations New River and Beaufort. Mr. Tyndall also works on other tasks such as, community/military meeting facilitation, transportation demand management planning, ecosystem services pilot projects and various assignments for the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS). He most enjoys opportunities to apply his extensive knowledge of land use and comprehensive planning, smart growth, legislative affairs, stakeholder engagement and climate change adaptation and mitigation to complex challenges and projects while working with local stakeholders.
For more than a decade, Mr. Tyndall served as a public sector planner at the county level in New Jersey and South Carolina, highlighted by producing the first Middlesex County Buildout Analysis (2000) and preserving several thousand acres of forest from overdevelopment in Berkeley County (2007), where he was active in shaping evolving land use policy as the planning director. During his time in South Carolina he was an active speaker on planning topics throughout the Charleston Lowcountry region.
Mr. Tyndall holds dual BAs in geography and urban studies from Rutgers University and an MCRP from The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. Additionally, for four years, he was a volunteer firefighter in New Jersey and has obtained a number of Incident Command System and Federal Emergency Management Agency credentials.
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Ms. Varvaro is the executive assistant to the Principal in charge of the Air Force Program. In this capacity, she manages the schedule, travel, meeting preparation and logistics for the Principal. She also identifies conference presentation and attendance opportunities relevant to the company business lines and core priorities while supporting the use of green business materials and practices. Ms. Varvaro also provides research for briefings; press releases, editorials, opinion pieces, white papers and scholarly articles for the Air Force program management as required. She supports environmental and conservation projects across the Air Force program.
Ms. Varvaro retired from the Federal Government with over 31 years of service; primarily with the Air Force. She served at the Pentagon as the Administrative Assistant to the Headquarters, United States Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower, Personnel and Services for 15 years. In this capacity, she acted as a Confidential Assistant to numerous General Officers. She also has Resource Management experience providing services to the Air Force Senior Leader Management portfolio. She began her career with the Department of Agriculture (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services); and NASA.
Ms. Varvaro attended numerous Administrative and Resource related courses offered to her during her years with the Federal Government. She received multiple performance awards during her career including the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award and Medal.
Mr. Via is part of the IT Support team for the Marstel-Day. His specific responsibilities include providing support and maintenance to computers and servers, database and software development for internal applications, website design and development, and network security, design, and deployment.
He is a graduate of Radford University, from which he received a BS in computer science and technology and dual concentrations in software engineering and databases. Mr. Via has developed applications for Radford University and several private companies. These applications have saved money and resources by reducing paper usage and increasing the productivity of employees.
Ms. Wall provides research and analytical support for U.S. Air Force encroachment policy issues and U.S. Air Force ICEMAP development. In this capacity, she supports Marstel-Day's Air Force Policy Team, which is supporting the development of the Air Force Policy Directive, Air Force Instruction, and Air Force Handbook on Encroachment Management. These documents emphasize community engagement, ecosystem management, and compatible use planning to leverage conservation partnerships across all echelons of the Air Force. She also provides administrative support to the Encroachment Management Working Group, the Headquarters Air Force organization which minimizes encroachment impacts through initiatives such as promoting natural resource conservation strategies and collaboratively engaging with renewable energy developers. Ms. Wall provides environmental research support for ICEMAP development by analyzing conservation buffers, land conservation strategies, and smart growth initiatives to provide partnering opportunities for Tinker Air Force Base. Previously, Ms. Wall provided support to Company efforts looking at climate change and water resource issues on behalf of Marine Corps Installations East.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Wall worked with a number of non-profit environmental organizations supporting efforts of domestic and international environmental education, promoting conservation easements and land trusts, and coordinating community outreach and engagement. While in graduate school, Ms. Wall worked as a Teaching Assistant and Writing Center Consultant, working with undergraduate students to enhance their analytical skills, research abilities, and education opportunities.
Ms. Wall received a BA in environmental studies and public policy from the College of William and Mary in May 2008. She also graduated with an MA in political science, with a focus on environmental politics and public policy, from Colorado State University in December 2011. As a graduate student, she completed certifications in both graduate student teaching and international development.
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Ms. Wettergreen is a Senior Analyst for Marstel-Day, drawing on her 20 years of experience in water resource planning and environmental management. She is the program manager for the company's communication, outreach and engagement portfolio of work, and is currently managing projects supporting the U.S. Navy in developing communication plans.
Prior to her position at Marstel-Day, Ms. Wettergreen owned her own consulting business. She worked with federal government agencies and local communities, assisting them with successfully moving through collaborative, decision-making processes as well as mediating conflict resolution activities among parties in dispute. She also facilitated a wide range of public meetings and workshops, encouraging healthy dialogue and effective community participation.
In addition, Ms. Wettergreen worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for over 14 years. She provided technical support to Corps Districts around the nation as well as overseas. Her responsibilities included delineating wetlands, managing watershed studies, accomplishing NEPA requirements, developing communication plans, facilitating team activities and stakeholder events, and providing team-building and public participation training.
Ms. Wettergreen's academic background includes a BA in maritime affairs from the University of Rhode Island and an MS in environmental science and policy from the Johns Hopkins University. She is certified in Public Participation through the International Association for Public Participation and also holds a certificate in Commercial and Workplace Mediation from Northern Virginia Mediation Services.
Mrs. Wilson provides expertise and program management support to the Office of Secretary of Defense, OSD (P), Partnership Strategy Office located at the Pentagon. Her specific responsibilities include managing the Warsaw Initiative Fund (WIF), a NATO Partnership for Peace (PfP) Program that focuses on defense reform, defense institution building and improving interoperability and NATO integration. The program works with developing countries at the Ministry of Defense (MOD) level. Mrs. Wilson provides annual budget analysis for proposed events and creates the annual Program Build, works with OSD Regional offices to coordinate events throughout the year, works closely with the Combatant Commands (EUCOM and CENTCOM) to coordinate country requirements, and writes Information and Action memos for the DASD PSO and USDP as necessary. Her primary portfolio includes the South Caucasus, Moldova, and Ukraine and she also tracks the Civilian-Military Emergency Preparedness (CMEP) program for the office.
She previously managed the Cooperative Threat Reduction Defense & Military Contacts (CTR-DMC) Program in the Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Office within OSD. Prior to that, she was a Project Analyst supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). In this role, she provided advice/assistance and program management support on the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program, specifically the Nuclear Weapons Safety and Security program in Russia. She traveled to Russia for meetings and negotiations with the Russian Federation (RF) Ministry of Defense and interfaced with Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories on execution of joint CTR projects. Ms. Sample also previously served as contracts administrator at EG&G where she implemented procurement subcontracts for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-related portion of the DOD CECOM contract and the DHS NEP (National Exercise Program) contract. Before contracts administration, Ms. Sample worked for four years in commercial trade and logistics.
She received BAs in international relations and Spanish from Randolph-Macon College and is currently working on an MA in public policy at George Mason University.
Dr. Dunn provides strategic support to Marstel-Day's international program for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and OSD Policy. He has more than 30 years of government and private sector experience in areas of strategic planning, policy advice, military strategy, studies and analyses. During his career in the government, he held numerous flag level positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, with the US Mission to NATO, and with the Department of the Army, as well as served on congressionally initiated task forces and National Security Council transition teams. He served nearly half of his career in the Senior Executive Service (SES), retiring at the rank of SES-5. He was the first civilian to hold the position as Deputy Defense Advisor at the US Mission to NATO. He also served as Director of Defense Plans at the U.S. Mission to NATO; the Principal Director, Inter-American Region in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; the Assistant for European Conventional Forces Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy (ISP); a Senior Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University; and the Senior Policy Analyst in the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA. He has taught at both the Army War College and National War College and has lectured extensively both in the United States and Europe. From 1973-1977, he served on active duty in the Army and is retired from the U.S. Army Reserves. Dr. Dunn has written two books, edited four volumes, and published over 50 scholarly articles in national and international journals on European, NATO, Russian and Soviet military affairs, national security strategy, and inter-agency policy in addition to numerous classified and proprietary studies.
Dr. Dunn earned an MA and PhD in history from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is also a graduate of the Department of State's Strategic Seminar, a War College equivalent school.
Ms. Gurung provides GIS analysis and research and related technology innovation. She provides GIS analysis as well as cartographic mapping focusing primarily on the requirements of Marine Corps Installations West. Ms. Gurung has experience working on a Real Estate Acquisition Strategy for the Marine Corps Southern California installations Encroachment Control Plan, performing both conservation buffer and renewable energy analysis. She has also worked on the Compatible Land Use Strategy for March Air Reserve Base. Ms. Gurung is a participant in the Western Regional Partnership, tracking and monitoring renewable energy development in the West and their effects toward mission sustainment to support various areas such as encroachment control projects for the U.S. Marine Corps, USAF, and community oriented planning.
Prior to joining Marstel-Day, she was an intern for ESRI in the database services department working on the spatial ETL models and cache maps for a community basemap project. In addition, she has worked on various GIS projects for Bay Area Legal Aid, helping to spatially analyze the distribution and allocation of funds within their six offices.
Ms. Gurung holds a BA in geography with a focus on quantitative methodology from University of California, Berkeley. Ms. Gurung is an active member of BAAMA, an organization of GIS professionals in the San Francisco Bay Region, winning their 2009 scholarship grant.
Dr. Paul Koch has over 12 years of experience in water resources research, engineering, and consulting. At the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, he conducted research on the calculation of hydrologic model parameters from remotely sensed land cover and topographic data. Subsequently, as an engineer in private industry, Dr. Koch developed a variety of surface water models. His algorithm for calculating the aggregated hydrologic effect of low-impact development (LID) features has been approved for use in the service area of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and is referenced in the MMSD's storm water guidelines.
As a technical manager, Dr. Koch coordinated riverine modeling activities for a floodplain mapping project that encompassed over 1600 river miles in a 3300-square mile watershed. He supported the delivery of environmental information to military personnel through a clearinghouse operated by the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE), and he further assisted AFCEE with the development of an e-learning web site.
Dr. Koch has served as a technical speaker in a variety of venues. Under the auspices of the Federal Highway Administration, Dr. Koch taught a continuing education course in hydrology offered at state departments of transportation throughout the U.S. He has provided technical briefings to stakeholders connected with a variety of water resources issues in Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
Dr. Koch is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Maryland. He is a graduate of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at George Washington University and received his MS through the Technology and Policy Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Nebraska, where his dissertation examined the capacity of artificial neural networks to optimize the allocation of water in irrigated agriculture. As editor, Dr. Koch produced the fourth edition of Water Sources, which is part of the 5-book series Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations, published by the American Water Works Association.
Mr. Lahren supported Marstel-Day in preparing a Real Estate and Conservation Partnering Analysis in order to provide the Marine Corp Installations East with a comprehensive understanding of how federal real estate and conservation partnering authorities and programs can support the Marine Corps, military training. Tasks included evaluating existing Department of Defense (DOD) tools and real estate authorities; identifying existing DOD exploratory pilots; identifying and evaluate existing DOD, Department of Navy and US Marine Corps policies, strategies and programs; and identifying and evaluating non-DOD based conservation partnering and funding programs and use of other federal funds for compatible military training.
Mr. Lahren is a veteran of the United States Army. After serving 5 years as a Military Policeman in South Korea and the United States Military Academy, Mr. Lahren was employed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture, for 35 years. While employed with the NRCS, Mr. Lahren performed duties at all levels within NRCS in North Dakota, Nebraska, Washington and Washington DC. Mr. Lahren has worked with private landowners, commodity groups, environmental organizations, and other federal and state agencies to provide natural resource enhancement, restoration and protection through grassroots natural resource conservation and environmental management while successfully balancing the needs of multiple-and often competing-constituencies, including landowners, contractors, environmental groups and military installations. While in Washington DC, Mr. Lahren provided national leadership in the development and implementation of a $700 million conservation easement acquisition/restoration budget that included the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), Farm Ranchlands Protection Program (FRPP) Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWPP), Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP), and American Recovery and Re-Investment Act.
Mr. Lahren has extensive experience in developing, coordinating and implementing local, state and national initiatives, strategies, campaigns, programs, projects, work plans, budgets, publications, educational materials. His skills in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with leading conservationists, scientists, agency administrators, members of Congress, Congressional staff and leading Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Mr. Lahren has used his extensive knowledge and understanding of federal conservation programs and environmental regulations to developed testimonies for Farm Bill development, as well as rulemaking and policy development. Mr. Lahren obtained a BS in earth science from Minot State College in 1983.
Ms. Lostracco is a project director of Marstel-Day's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) work. She has over 28 years of professional experience managing environmental, planning, and development projects in the private and public sectors. She has prepared and managed more than 80 NEPA documents for diverse projects across the United States.
Ms. Lostracco is project manager for an Environmental Assessment (EA) as part of a $6 million Army BRAC '05 NEPA support contract with the Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In this capacity, Ms. Lostracco manages the preparation and submittal of the EA and multidisciplinary sub-Consultants comprising Marstel-Day's NEPA team. She also serves in key task manager roles for the Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Fort Monroe EIS documents.
She served as project director in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) EIS for the National Bio-Agro Defense Facility (NBAF), providing a technical and legal sufficiency "Red Team" review on one of the most complex draft EISs that the DHS has embarked upon. The EIS analyzed six separate sites in six states that are alternative locations for a bio-security laboratory to study foreign animal and zoonotic diseases. The siting of this laboratory is a very high-profile, national project with an elevated level of congressional and multistate interest. She received an award in 2009 from the DHS "to recognize the excellent work that Ms. Lostracco accomplished" for the NBAF EIS. As part of Marstel-Day's encroachment planning services, Ms. Lostracco was the author of a Transportation Demand Management study for Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) in Virginia. The study was performed in compliance with the Record of Decision (ROD) and the EIS incident to the development of the MCBQ Westside to accommodate growth as a result of the 2005 BRAC decision. The study integrates transportation, land use, and energy with the Base's mission in order to reduce area congestion, improve quality of life and air quality, enhance community relationships, and sustain the Base's ability to execute its mission. MCBQ is currently implementing components of the study.
Ms. Lostracco's work with NEPA has supported 13 states and 10 federal departments and agencies, including DHS, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Defense, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forestry Service, National Park Service, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for base closure, transportation, utilities, development, and mining projects. She has managed and led community outreach and numerous technical studies working with local, state, and federal agencies; tribal governments; and nongovernmental organizations to develop solutions to controversial and complex project issues.
Ms. Lostracco has a BA in geography and an MBA from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
Dr. Luz has more than 39 years of professional experience in the field of sound, noise, and psychology. His background is extensive and varied across the spectrum of noise issues management. Dr. Luz has studied noise-induced hearing loss from gunfire, provided technical expertise on the effects of noise on hearing and noise as a psycho-physiological stressor, and provided noise consultation services. During his career with the US Army, Dr. Luz served as Program Manager, Environmental Noise, at the US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, as well as the Army representative to the DoD Working Group on Environmental Noise and Federal Interagency Committee on Aviation Noise. Currently, he is Chair of the Maryland Environmental Noise Advisory Council, representing the Acoustical Society of America. Dr. Luz is a member of the Military Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association. As a uniformed military psychologist, Colonel Luz co-authored Winning the Peace: The Strategic Implications of Military Civic Action with Colonel John DePauw. He has published or co-published 38 articles on noise research, measurement, impacts, and working with communities.
Dr. Luz holds a BA in biblical languages from Concordia College, Fort Wayne, IN, and a PhD in psychology from Washington University, St Louis, MO.
Mr. Mead has provided consulting services to Marstel-Day since 2008 as an aviation subject matter expert. In this capacity, he is involved in the development of Encroachment Control Plans for the vast majority of Marine Corps installations. In addition to his analysis of aviation related issues, Mr. Mead also investigates the impact of frequency encroachment on military installations.
Mr. Mead has nearly 30 years experience as a military and commercial aviator. A former US Marine, he was designated a Naval Aviator in 1985, and flew the F-4S and F/A-18 during his active military service. He also served as a Forward Air Controller as a member of the 2nd Battalion 2nd Marines. He is intimately familiar with all aspects of USMC air/ground operations and training. His military experience includes designation as an Air Combat Tactics Instructor, extensive leadership opportunities in squadron maintenance departments, and involvement in Battalion, and Marine Aircraft Group, operational planning and execution. Mr. Mead also works as a pilot for American Airlines. In this capacity he has flown the 727, MD-80, and 777 aircraft domestically and internationally. His status as a practicing commercial aviator gives him unique insight into trends in the aviation profession. He has amassed over 16,000 accident free flight hours.
Mr. Mead graduated from Virginia Tech in 1982 with a BS in economics. When he is not flying and consulting, he spends his time with his wife and two sons. He also serves as the head mens basketball coach for St Patrick's School in Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Mr. Muller has 35 years of experience in environmental stewardship and management with emphasis in NEPA and National Historical Preservation Act compliance, pollution prevention, conservation, and restoration. Clients have included all branches of the military, non-DoD facilities, state and local government, and private utilities. He served as a member of the HQ Department of the Army NEPA Support Team with specific responsibilities for assuring development, management, and final review of Army NEPA documents. He served as program manager for NEPA compliance for all U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) realignments and closures nationwide, providing technical leadership and assisting TRADOC in resolution of planning, design, construction, and other execution challenges. He managed and prepared the first NEPA EIS for a BRAC action for which a Record of Decision was signed (Fort Dix, NJ). Mr. Muller prepared the first programmatic EA for offshore disposal of demilitarized armored vehicles. This project provided training for Army Reserve personnel while creating an enduring reef habitat on barren sea floor areas. He prepared or managed preparation of numerous EAs and EISs for military and civil works projects including the 2002 Winter Games Olympic Village Site at Fort Douglas, UT; BRAC Transfer of Fort Pickett, VA; Military Traffic Management Command Consolidation at Fort Eustis, VA; and Floodproofing and Shoreline Stabilization Measures, Fort Monroe, VA.
Mr. Muller holds a BS in biology from Taylor University and an MS in oceanography from Old Dominion University.
Ms. Rosenberg has over 25 years of wide-ranging legal and policy experience with Congress, agencies, academia, and NGO's. She has over seven years of Hill experience, having been counsel to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's Public Lands, National Parks and Forests Subcommittee (1991-93) and the House Resources Committee (1999-2004) for Senator Dale Bumpers and Congressman George Miller, respectively. She was responsible for over forty pieces of legislation and oversight of federal land management agencies (i.e., Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, and National Park Service), and provided policy analysis and advice on Healthy Forests; wilderness and wild and scenic rivers; land acquisition, exchange, and disposal; ecosystem-wide and forest planning; endangered species; the roadless initiative; county payments; timber programs; and NEPA. While on the Hill, she also initiated and implemented a successful campaign to stop, through legislative and administrative changes, the Department of Defense's improper taxation of Native Americans in the armed forces.
At the US Environmental Protection Agency, she was an attorney in the Office of General Counsel, where she worked on Clean Air Act issues, and in the Office of Regional Counsel in Denver, where as tribal counsel, she was responsible for legal aspects of implementation of environmental laws on 27 reservations. She has also served as deputy general counsel to a small independent federal agency and senior adviser to the Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
As Director of the Public Policy Program at Arizona State University's School of Law, Ms. Rosenberg taught public lands policy and legislation and was an appointee to the Governor's Oversight Council on Forest Health. Her international experience includes serving as senior environmental policy adviser on desertification and climate change at USAID and senior legislative counsel to the Republic of Palau's Congress. She has written, spoken, consulted, and testified before Congress on public lands and indigenous issues; her op-eds have appeared in dozens of papers, including The Los Angeles Times. As a consultant, she has written white papers on land and state watershed protection strategies, park expansion campaigns, and wilderness policy, for clients such as The Sierra Club, The Sonoran Institute, and The Wilderness Society. Since 2006, she has served as Board President to Western Lands, an NGO that watch-dogs privatization of federal lands. Recently, she started an initiative to expand the National Park System.
Ms. Rosenberg graduated with a BA (cum laude) from Harvard, with a concentration in history. She also attended Boston College Law School and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
Mr. Taylor helps Marstel-Day clients forge collaborative alliances and prioritize institutional resources to successfully meet diverse operational requirements through performance-based, mission-focused management. His Air Force portfolio at Marstel-Day includes conducting operational sustainability and encroachment analysis to create Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs). He is also guiding the creation and implementation of overarching policy and guidance on encroachment management and land and airspace uses that are compatible with air and space operations. Mr. Taylor also facilitated the eastern North Carolina mitigation response team's work in evaluating the impact of proposed renewable energy development on military operations as required by the DoD Energy Siting Clearinghouse.
Mr. Taylor brings 28-years of military and corporate leadership to the Marstel-Day team, the foundation of which is his fluency in all aspects of military and civil aviation. This expertise reflects his worldwide experience as an Air Force command pilot, a commercial airline pilot, and his aviation policy work as: Director of Operations, Air Force Flight Standards Agency; Deputy Division Chief, Air Force Strategic Basing; DoD-lead representative for airports and Air Force-lead representative for aircraft equipage at the congressionally chartered Joint Planning and Development Office for the Next Generation Air Transportation System; and, representative on the instrument procedures group of the FAA Aeronautical Charting Forum. Mr. Taylor also has 15-plus years of Washington policy experience focused on the nexus of aviation, energy, and environmental issues which includes the DoD Sustainable Ranges Initiative, the Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability, the Western Regional Partnership, and numerous environmental impact statements and assessments.
Mr. Taylor has a BA in Asian studies - Chinese from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, and is also an Air War College graduate. He holds FAA certificates as an Airline Transport Pilot and a Flight Engineer. He has flown operationally on every continent, to include National Science Foundation support from the seasonal sea ice runway at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. His publications include 'Wayfinding and Navigation: Mental Representation and Implications for Navigational System Design' in Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol 4; previous content and editorial supervision of Air Force instructions (i.e., General Flight Rules, Instrument Flying, Strategic Basing, and Overseas Force Structure Changes and Host Nation Notification); and volunteer staff writing at The Falls Church Times.
Mr. Zimmerman has supported Marstel-Day clients in developing successful strategic and tactical approaches to difficult challenges in such venues as contaminated property conveyances, conversion, redevelopment, and cleanup; federal agency budget analyses and investment strategies; senior program management education and professional development; procurement strategies to optimize "performance-based" contracting initiatives; balancing environmental cleanup imperatives against potential natural resource damages; developing new strategic directions and management alternatives for a research and development agency in the federal sector; opening lines of communication and team building among environmental regulators, master developers, federal, state, and local government officials, environmental contractors, and insurance providers; and providing expert consultation in DoD policy development, among others.
Mr. Zimmerman is a former Navy civilian career executive with extensive experience and unique skills in facilities design and construction; installations planning and project development; research and development in physical security, blast design, and environmental cleanup technologies; procurement of complex integrated IT systems for engineering, mapping, facilities assessment, and technical analyses; BRAC planning, execution, cleanup, conversion, redevelopment, and brownfields solutions; conservation of natural and cultural resources; base buffering; performance-based contracting; fast-track design-build; sustainable design; fixed-price environmental cleanups; best value source selections; worldwide program management; and multi-billion dollar budget execution.
Mr. Zimmerman holds a BS in civil engineering from Drexel University and an MPA from American University. He is a registered professional engineer in Virginia.