SWI Work Teams

The Stormwater Institute currently has four active work teams: the National Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Needs Assessment Survey, the National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program, Policy, and Stormwater Test and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP). SWI work teams include interested SWI Advisory Committee members, employees of SWI Subscriber organizations, and when applicable, invited subject-matter experts and WEF technical committee members. The members of each active work team are listed below.

National MS4 Needs Assessment Survey Work Team

  • James Gibson, Jr. (Chair), Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky
  • Sandra Ralston, Consensus LLC
  • Fernando Pasquel, Arcadis U.S., Inc.
  • Amy Siebert, P.E., Town of Greenwich, CT
  • Scott Taylor, P.E., D.WRE, National Municipal Stormwater Alliance
  • Michael Beezhold, CPM, WEF Stormwater Committee
  • Scott Cahail, Kansas City, MO
  • Mark Doneux, Capitol Region Watershed District, MN
  • James Schlaman, P.E., ENV SP, Black & Veatch Corporation
  • Andrew Smith, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, Black & Veatch Corporation

National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program (MS4 Awards) Work Team

  • Mark Doneux (Chair), Capitol Region Watershed District
  • Rhonda E. Harris, Jacobs
  • Natalie M. Pommersheim, Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
  • Jaurice Schwartz, P.E. Weston & Sampson Engineers Inc
  • Andrew Smith, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, Black & Veatch
  • Vinta Varghese, Jacobs
  • Jennifer Watson, Tennessee Stormwater Association

Policy Work Team

  • Scott Taylor, P.E., D.WRE (Chair), National Municipal Stormwater Alliance
  • Sandra Ralston,¬†Consensus LLC
  • Fernando Pasquel, Arcadis U.S., Inc.
  • James Lenhart, P.E., D.WRE, Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
  • Robert Traver, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Villanova University

STEPP Work Team

  • SWI Subscribers
    • James Gibson, Jr. (Chair), Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky
    • Robert Adair, Convergent Water Technologies
    • Kathy Allen, PLA, Stantec Consulting
    • James Houle, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
    • James Lenhart, P.E., D.WRE, Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
    • John Lenth, Herrera Environmental Consultants
  • Technical/Regional Stakeholders
    • Gary Belan, American Rivers
    • Douglas C.¬†Howie, P.E., Washington State Department of Ecology
    • Glenn MacMillan, C.E.T., Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
    • Richard Magee, Sc.D., P.E., New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology
    • David Sample, Ph.D., P.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Corey Simonpietri, ACF Environmental
    • Don Thieman, ASP Enterprises / Bowman Construction Supply
    • Anne Vaara, Oakland County, Michigan
    • Martin Wanielista, Ph.D., University of Central Florida
    • Gregory Williams, Ph.D., P.Eng., Good Harbour Labs / Monteco
  • Partner Liaisons
    • Jason Bernagros, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water
    • Todd Doley, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water
    • Julian Gonzalez, Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA)
    • Jay Holtz, P.E., Oldcastle Precast, Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA)
    • John Kosco, P.E., National Homebuilders Association (NAHB)