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

  • Scott Taylor, P.E., D.WRE (Chair), National Municipal Stormwater Alliance
  • Fernando Pasquel, Arcadis
  • James Gibson, Jr., Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky
  • John Kosco, P.E., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Fatemeh Babakhani, Ph.D., P.E., Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc.
  • Michael Beezhold, CPM, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Garrett Bergey, SDE, Inc.
  • Tyler Carson, Arcadis
  • Zach Henderson, Woodard & Curran
  • Matthew Jones, Ph.D., P.E., Hazen and Sawyer
  • Adrienne Nemura, P.E., Geosyntec Consultants
  • Dan Radulescu
  • Andrew Sauer, P.E., ENV SP, Burns & McDonnell
  • James Schlaman, P.E., ENV SP, Black & Veatch Corporation
  • Andrew Smith, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, Black & Veatch Corporation
  • Mark Van Auken, P.E., ENV SP, Arcadis

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

  • Mark Doneux (Chair), Capitol Region Watershed District
  • Fatemeh Babakhani, Ph.D., P.E., Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc
  • Cynthia Baumann, P.E., CDM Smith
  • Daniel P. Christian, P.E., D.WRE, Tetra Tech
  • Rhonda E. Harris, Jacobs
  • Zach Henderson, Woodard & Curran
  • Douglas Howie, P.E., Washington State Department of Ecology
  • Lisa Jeffrey, P.E., Hazen and Sawyer
  • Matthew Jones, Ph.D., P.E., Hazen and Sawyer
  • Elizabeth Krousel, Michael Baker International
  • Jamie Piziali, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Natalie M. Pommersheim, Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
  • Eric Saylor, P.E., City of Cincinnati
  • Jaurice Schwartz, P.E., Weston & Sampson Engineers Inc
  • Neal Shapiro, ENV SP, City of Santa Monica, CA
  • Andrew Smith, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, Black & Veatch
  • Rachel Urban, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mark Van Auken, P.E., ENV SP, Arcadis
  • Jennifer Watson, City of Gallatin, TN
  • Steven Wolosoff, CDM Smith

Policy Work Team

  • Wesley Sydnor (Chair), Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District
  • Fernando Pasquel, Arcadis U.S., Inc.
  • Scott Taylor, P.E., D.WRE, National Municipal Stormwater Alliance
  • Vaikko Allen, Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
  • Kimberly L. Grove, P.E., Baltimore City Department of Public Works
  • James Lenhart, P.E., D.WRE, Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
  • Andrew Sauer, P.E., ENV SP, Burns & McDonnell
  • Robert Traver, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Villanova University
  • Erin Wagoner, Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District

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
    • Derek Berg, Contech Engineered Solutions, LLC
    • James Houle, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
    • John Lenth, Herrera Environmental Consultants
    • Dayton Marchese, OptiRTC, Inc.
    • Gregory Williams, Ph.D., P.Eng., StormTrap
  • Technical/Regional Stakeholders
    • Joel Baker, Ph.D., University of Washington Tacoma
    • Carmine Balascio, Ph.D., P.E., University of Delaware
    • Gary Belan, American Rivers
    • Margo Davis, Great Lakes Commission
    • Normand Goulet, Northern Virginia Regional Commission
    • Douglas C. Howie, P.E., Washington State Department of Ecology
    • Richard Magee, Sc.D., P.E., New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology
    • Gabriel Mahon, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
    • Carla Milesi, University of Washington Tacoma
    • James Murphy, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
    • 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
  • 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
    • Jasper Hobbs, Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA)
    • Sean Rolland, 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)