SWI Advisory Committee

The SWI Advisory Committee is comprised of nationally recognized stormwater experts to guide the work of the SWI. The committee’s tasks include the identification and implementation of SWI activities, products, and services.

These experts will provide insights and leadership in addressing stormwater management and help direct the SWI’s focus in pioneering both new and sustainable efforts for stormwater management that will accelerate water quality conservation, environmental restoration, and other overarching community priorities in the U.S. and beyond.

  • Chair – Fernando Pasquel – Arcadis
  • Vice Chair – Scott Taylor, P.E., D.WRE – Michael Baker International
    • National Municipal Stormwater Alliance Appointment
  • Vaikko P. Allen II – Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
  • Karlee Copeland – Fairfax County, VA
  • James Gibson Jr. – Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky
  • Kimberly L. Grove, P.E., – Baltimore City Department of Public Works
  • Jason Heath, P.E., BCEE – Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
    • WEF Watershed Management Committee Appointment
  • Douglas C. Howie, P.E. – Washington State Department of Ecology
  • Hamidreza (Kasra) Kazemi, Ph.D., P.E. – University of Louisville
  • John Kosco, P.E. – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Daniel Lillis – Public Works Department, City of Kearney, NE
  • William Sheriff, P.E. – Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, IL
  • John Sullivan, P.E. – Boston Water & Sewer Commission
  • Wesley Sydnor – Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District
    • WEF Stormwater Committee Appointment
  • Anil Tangirala, P.E. – MS Consultants, Inc.
    • WEF Program Committee Appointment

Past Advisory Committee Chair

  • Sandra Ralston – Consensus LLC (2016 – 2019)

Past Advisory Committee Members

  • Heather Harris, P.E. – WEF Stormwater Committee Appointment (2017 – 2019)
  • Robert Traver, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE – Villanova University (2016 – 2018)
  • Amy Siebert, P.E. – Town of Greenwich, CT (2016 – 2018)
  • James Lenhart, P.E., D.WRE – Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC (2016 – 2018)
  • Amber Clayton – City of Portland Environmental Services, OR (2016 – 2018)
  • Katherine Baer – River Network (2016 – 2018)
  • Michael Beezhold, CPM – WEF Stormwater Committee Appointment (2016 – 2017)