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ENSP has been graduating students since 1999. If an e-mail address is given, feel free to contact our alumni to discuss their academic and/or professional experiences. If you are an ENSP alum and would like to add your information to this page, e-mail wwhitte [at] umd.edu If you would like to give to ENSP, go here. Thank you!

Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

  • Stacey Bealmear (2001). Currently: Extension agent, Urban horticulture, University of Arizona. Graduate school: Agricultural Biology/Entomology, New Mexico State University. rbealmear [at] gmail.com
  • Kristen Barry (2009). Graduate school: Secondary School Science Education, College of Notre Dame in Baltimore. kristen.barry9 [at] gmail.com
  • Mike Barsa (2004). Staff scientist, Dynamac Corporation. mbarsa [at] dynamac.com
  • Annette Bellafiore (2004). Currently: Communications and Marketing manager, ThinkEco, Inc. First position: Research associate, Project Frog Inc. M.ESc, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.
  • April Bisner (2005). Project associate, Natural Resources Group, NYC Parks & Recreation. april.bisner [at] parks.nyc.gov
  • Candace Brendler (2006). Mountain guide, Deer Hill Expeditions, CO; and Crew leader, Southwest Conservation Corps. Also: Graduate school: Science education, Fort Lewis College. candace.brendler [at] gmail.com
  • Maya Brietburg-Smith (2005). Currently: Program Associate, RESOLVE. M.E.M., Environmental Management, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University. Environmental educator/environmental advisor, Peace Corps, Fiji Islands. maya.brietburgsmith [at] gmail.com
  • Christopher Burgess. Double degree, Mathematics (2011). Field research assistant, Drexel University's wildlife research center, which is part of the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. cjb0326 [at] gmail.com
  • Robert Burnett (2008). Laboratory research technician, Dept of Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland.
  • Kristina Byrne (2005). Currently: Director of Strategic Initiatives, Security & Sustainability Forum. M.S., Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden.
  • Ryan Carroll (2004). Currently: Third grade teacher, Fairfield (CT) Public Schools. First position after Maryland: Environmental technician, EnviroScience Consultants, Inc., Newington, CT. rcarroll44 [at] hotmail.com
  • James Catlin (2009). Unilever National Park Congressional Intern, Everglades National Park (FL) and Washington, DC. jfcatlin [at] yahoo.com
  • Cynthia Chang (2005). Graduate school: Ph.D. program, Ecology and Evolution, Yale University. cynthiacchang [at] gmail.com
  • Julia Crane (double degree in Anthropology, 2006). Graduate school: Plant Pathology, Cornell University. jmc457 [at] cornell.edu
  • Becky Horner Curtis (2008). Director of Programs and Partnerships, C&O Canal Trust.
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  • Stephanie Ecklin (2006). Environmental scientist, ENSR Environmental Services. s7pointe[at]patmedia.net
  • Erika Folk (2002). Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton; and part-time graduate student, Environmental Management, University of Maryland, University College. folk_erika [at] bah.com
  • Michelle Funches (2005). Policy analysis/water resources, School of Public and Environmental Affairs: Indiana University.
  • Andrea Gawrylewski (2003). Currently: Development editor, W.H. Freeman and Company, publisher of books and textbooks in the sciences. First position after graduate school, Associate editor, The Scientist, Magazine of the life sciences. MS, Science Journalism, Columbia University. agawrylewski [at] gmail.com
  • Naoko Griffin (2004). USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, data management for BBA Explorer, the website for breeding bird atlases in the US and Canada. naoko_griffin [at] hotmail.com
  • Cara Hines (2008). Biology teacher, Charlottesville (VA) High School. First position after Maryland: Teach for America, Prince Georges County, MD.
  • Lisa C. Jones (2006). Graduate school: Population and Conservation Biology, Texas State University.
  • Mary Kazantseva (2008). Currently: Environmental scientist, Environmental Management Support, Inc. M.S., Environmental Science and Assessment, American University. First position: Policy intern, The Wildlife Society.mk7106 [at] gmail.com
  • Andrea Kraljevic (2001). Currently, graduate school: Resource Ecology and Management, University of Michigan. First position: Program associate, International Alliances Program, The Audubon Society. akraljev [at] umich.edu
  • Bryan Maloney (2010). Climate Change Intern, Acadia National Park.
  • David Markman (2011) Vector and Parasite Biologist, contractor at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Conduct entomological and microbiological research related to Malaria and Dengue Virus life cycles and requisite hosts/reservoirs. david.w.markman.ctr [at] mail.mil
  • Annie McGuirk (2008). Teach for America, Memphis, TN. Also, graduate school: Christian Brothers University
  • Alexandra Miles (2006). Horticulturist, Smithsonian Institution. Also, graduate school: Environmental Science and Policy, Johns Hopkins University. alexandra.miles [at] gmail.com
  • Tracy Misiewicz (2004). Ph.D. program: Plant Evolutionary Biology/Ecology, University of California - Berkeley. M.S. Plant Biology, Northwestern University. tracymisiewicz [at] yahoo.com
  • Andrew Mongeon, and a double-major in Geography/GIS (2005). Currently: Geographer, US Marine Corps - Marine Corps Intelligence Activity. First position after Maryland: GIS Analyst I, PBSJ Consulting. andrew.mongeon [at] gmail.com
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  • Kelsey Neam (2009). Graduate school: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University. kelseyneam [at] gmail.com
  • Jason Nerenberg (2004). Currently: State lands forester, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. M.S., Forestry, Yale University. First position: Instructor, Camp High Trails Outdoors Science School. Jason thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2005. jasonnerenberg [at] yahoo.com
  • Aviva Nusbaum (2010). Literary assistant, The Maria Carvainis Agency. avivanusbaum [at] gmail.com
  • Alyson Parker (2013). Law school: Columbus School of Law, Catholic University.
  • Chris Root (1999). Faculty research assistant, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Center for Biosystems Research. rootc [at] umbi.umd.edu
  • Ben Schapiro (2004). Currently: Environment Officer, USAID. Before that: Environmental Safeguards Analyst, Junior Professional Associate, Latin America and Caribbean Region, The World Bank. M.S., Conservation Biology and Public Policy: International Development. University of Maryland. First position: Sustainable food security extensionist, Peace Corps, Nicaragua. schapiroben [at] gmail.com
  • Kimberly Schubert (2010) Currently: Grad school, Environmental Education, Southern Oregon University. Second position after Maryland: Naturalist and Instructor, Echo Hill Outdoor School. First position: Summer Instructor, Adventure Links. kim.schub [at] gmail.com
  • Boris Senatorov (2009). Currently: Completing degree requirements to become a Registered Nurse. First position after Maryland: Field assistant, Biology department, Duke University.
  • Irina Shapiro (2010). Currently: Research specialist, Bayer CropScience, Biologics, Davis, CA. M.S., Entomology, University of California - Davis. Held two seasonal, plant-insect interactions/ecology laboratory/field technician positions before graduate school. ishapiro7788 [at] gmail.com
  • Hilary Staver (2012). Graduate school: Yale University.
  • Erin Steurer (2003). Currently: Project Specialist, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Florida DEP. MS, Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida. First position after Maryland: US Forest Service. erin.steurer [at] gmail.com
  • Rachel Streusand (2008). Currently: Technical writer, Maryland Environmental Service/MDE Wastewater Permits Program. First position: Environmental Management Career Development Program, Chesapeake Research Consortium.
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  • Christina Tierno (2005). Graduate school: University of Pennsylvania. Second position: Environmental scientist, GeoInsight. First position after Maryland: Environmental Educator, Florida Keys Ocean Science Center. christina.tierno [at] gmail.com
  • Liz Tymkiw (2005). Avian Inventory and Monitoring technician, National Park Service. Also, M.S. Wildlife ecology, University of Delaware. liztymkiw [at] hotmail.com
  • Jennifer Valverde (2003). Employed by an Internet company while studying Environmental Resources Management at the University of Maryland, University College. Jennifer [at] bid4assets.com
  • Nicholas VanGorden (2007). Management analyst, USDA Plant Health Department. nvangorden [at] gmail.com
  • Ashlee Walker (2012). Graduate school: Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology (CONS), University of Maryland.
  • Meredith Walsh (2004). Environmental biologist, Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers. M.S. Conservation biology, Columbia University. meredithwalsh81 [at] gmail.com
  • Jasmine Wanek (2008). Currently: Interpretive specialist, National Aquarium, Baltimore. First position: Naturalist, Baltimore County Parks & Recreation. jasminewanek [at] gmail.com
  • Erin Warner (2006). Environmental Scientist, GeoDesign, Inc., Portland, OR. erin.warn [at] gmail.com
  • Leslie Wells (2009). Currently: Coordinator, Conservation Programs, Disney's Worldwide Conservation Fund. First position: Conservation Education Intern, Walt Disney World. lmwells87 [at] gmail.com
  • Alex White (2006). Physical Science Technician, US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Hydrology & Remote Sensing Laboratory. wmalexwhite [at] yahoo.com
  • Lauren Zamora (2004). Ph.D., Marine & atmospheric chemistry, University of Miami. lzamora [at] ifm-geomar.de

Earth Surface Processes

  • Lauren (Bowman) Molesworth (2006). Currently: Environmental Planner, Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP. First position after Maryland: Environmental scientist/planner, KCI Technologies, Inc. Also, graduate school: Environmental Management, University of Maryland, University College. lauren.molesworth [at] gmail.com
  • Allison Gale (2005). Ph.D., Igneous geochemistry, Harvard University. agale [at] fas.harvard.edu
  • Erika (Pinto) La Placa (2007). Environmental specialist, Malick & Scherer, P.C. laplaca [at] malickandscherer.com
  • Christine Liu (2007). Environmental scientist, Proxitronics/NASA Goddard.
  • Joanne Scher (2006). Law School, Marquette University.

Environment & Agriculture

  • Justine Beaulieu (2007). First position: Peace Corps, Vanuatu.
  • Shane Connolly (2012). Lieutenant, US Air Force.
  • Dierdre Griffin (2012). Graduate school: Soil science, University of California - Davis. dierdre.e.griffin [at] gmail.com
  • Jaimie (Kemper) Ohu (2006). Currently: Office manager, Power Group Remodeling Group, a company that improves the energy efficiency of residential homes. First position after Maryland: Conservation planner, Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Dorchester County Soil Conservation District.
  • Celine Manekin (2010). Farmer, The Beanstalk Farm, Hunt Valley, MD. beanstalkfarm [at] gmail.com
  • Emileigh Rosso (2011). Graduate school: Soil nutrient management, University of Maryland. emileighrosso [at] gmail.com
  • Amanda Shearin (Plant Protection, 2001). Ph.D. program, Wetland Ecology, University of Maine. amanda.shearin [at] umit.maine.edu
  • Rebecca Waterworth (Plant Protection, 2003). Currently: Post-Doctoral Scholar. Ph.D., University of California - Riverside. M.S., Entomology, University of Maryland. rebeccah.waterworth [at] ucr.edu
  • Nicole Zinn (Agroecology, 2001). EPA Office of Pesticide Programs, Biologist. Also, graduate school: Environmental Biology, Hood College. nym722 [at] hotmail.com

Environmental Economics

  • Julia Baron (2006). Graduate School: Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University. First position after Maryland: Economist, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), US Department of Agriculture. julia.faye.baron [at] gmail.com
  • David Daddio (2007). Currently: Transportation planner, US Dept of Transportation, Volpe Center, Boston, MA. MCRP, City and regional planning, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. First position: Public lands conservation projects, The Trust for Public Land. dwdaddio [at] gmail.com
  • Heidi Dammeyer (2006). Environmental Scientist, URS Corporation. hdammeyer [at] gmail.com
  • Laura Doyle (2005). Program analyst, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency. Also, Master's program, Environmental planning, Johns Hopkins University. ldoyle318 [at] gmail.com
  • Kaitlyn Greco (2012). Master's program: Technological Systems Management (Energy and Environmental Systems), Stony Brook University.
  • Michael Holzheimer (double major in Finance, 2009). Research assistant, Energy, Climate, and Transportation Group, ICF International. michael.r.holzheimer [at] gmail.com
  • Lisa Hummon (double concentration with Land Use, 2001). Currently, Legislative Assistant on energy, environment, agriculture, and transportation issues, for U.S. Senator Chris Coons (Delaware). M.S., School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University. First position: Conservation policy coordinator, DC office, Defenders of Wildlife. lisahummon [at] yahoo.com
  • Matt Insley (2002). Associate publisher, Agora Financial, LLC. minsley22 [at] hotmail.com
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  • Nicholas Jan (2011). Graduate school: Physical Therapy, University of Maryland - Eastern Shore.
  • Jessica Jones (2005). Currently: Program Manager, Outreach and Education, Montgomery County (MD) Dept of Environmental Protection. M.A., Environmental Conservation Education, New York University. First position after Maryland: Hudson River Foundation.
  • Jennifer Maier (2004). Currently: Attorney/Public Trust Fellow, Environmental Law Foundation, Oakland, CA. JD, Golden Gate University School of Law. jennymaier [at] gmail.com
  • Marco Maver (2009). Ph.D. program, International Environmental Law, University of Sheffield (UK). maver.marko [at] gmail.com
  • Patrick McLaughlin (2009). Ph.D. Program, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California - Davis. pwmclaugh [at] gmail.com
  • Randall Mintz (2010). New business development (marketing), Box Tone. randallmintz [at] gmail.com
  • Christina Myers (2000). Graduate school: Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland. cmyers [at] arec.umd.edu
  • Ashley Naimaster (2005). Coastal engineer, Taylor Engineering. Graduate school: Ocean engineering and shoreline erosion control, Florida Institute of Technology. ashley.naimaster [at] gmail.com
  • Debbie Namagayi (2011). Graduate school: Sustainability Studies, Arizona State University. First position after Maryland: Media relations intern: Oceana.
  • Vincent Njar (2008). Business analyst, CGI Federal.
  • Emma Roach (2009). Program examiner, aquatic ecosystem restoration projects, US Office of Management and Budget (OMB). MPP, Public Policy, University of Maryland. emma.k.roach [at] gmail.com
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  • Monica Saavedra (2011). Ph.D. program, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland
  • Theodore Saltos (2012). Ph.D. program, Applied Economics, The Ohio State University.
  • Zackory Showman (1999). Currently: Consumer safety officer, US Food & Drug Administration. First position: GPL Laboratories, LLC.
  • DJ Soriano (2010). Green building project specialist, Elysian Energy. duane.j.soriano [at] gmail.com
  • Kenny Theodos (2011). Research assistant, ICF International. kennethatheodos [at] gmail.com
  • Jennifer Wheeler (2008). Currently: Team leader, Maryland Conservation Corps, Assateague SP. First position: Peace Corps, Paraguay. jmariewheeler [at] gmail.com
  • Jason C.Y. Wong (2013). Second degree in Germanic Studies. Ph.D. program, Sustainable Development, Columbia University. jw3144 [at] columbia.edu and his webpage.
  • Kiera Zitelman (2013). Business development analyst, ICF International. k.zitelman [at] gmail.com

Environmental Restoration & Management

  • Sarah Au (2011). Graduate school: Environmental toxicology, Clemson University. First position, Technician, US Agricultural Research Service. sarahau9 [at] gmail.com
  • Charles Bevington (second degree in Geography, 2005). Currently: Environmental Protection Specialist, US EPA. First position after Maryland: Maryland Dept of Natural Resources. MPA, George Mason University. charles.bevington [at] gmail.com
  • Sarah Steerman Breen (Environmental Management, 2001). Operations Researcher - GIS, Lockheed Martin. M.S. in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences, George Mason University. ses126 [at] terpalum.umd.edu
  • Kristina Carroll (2008). Community Planner, EHS Technologies/US Air Force, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Also: Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. kmc586 [at] gmail.com
  • Grace Chang (2010). Graduate school: Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School. First position after Maryland: Corporate environmental scientist, Formosa Plastics USA. ghchang1 [at] gmail.com
  • Nephtali Chavez (2013).Certification Coordinator for the American Tree Farm System ®, American Forest Foundation. nephtali.chavez [at] gmail.com
  • Joseph Clift (2000). Graduate school: Health care education, Nova Southeastern University. jclift [at] nova.edu
  • Meggan Cote (2003). Map specialist, Dewberry, Inc. megganrightcoast [at] aol.com
  • Kyle Derby (2007). Currently: Biologist, US Geological Survey. First position: Environmental scientist, RK&K Engineering. rkderby [at] gmail.com
  • Andrew Dietrich (2006). Currently: Biological science technician, USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge. MS, Environmental Science and Management, Portland (OR) State University. First position: Field biologist/technician, US Geological Survey. dietrich489 [at] gmail.com
  • Joseph Hager (2011). Americorps. Deconstruction/Critical Repair Volunteer, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, South Carolina. joeyhager1 [at] gmail.com
  • Naomi Henry (double degree in GIS-Geography, 2011). Graduate school: Environmental Resources Engineering (Water), SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
  • Lance Hill (1999). Major, US Army. Currently: Research Fellow, National Defense Intelligence College. M.S., War Studies, King's College, London. lance.hill [at] army.mil
  • Elizabeth Hoy (2005). NASA Fellowship recipient, Geography, University of Maryland. ehoy [at] umd.edu
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  • Alexandra Jamis (2012). Currently: Research assistant, ICF International - Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Program. First position after Maryland: Communications intern, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
  • Angela Johnson (2006). Stream and watershed restoration, Dept. of Environmental Protection, Baltimore County. angefox [at] gmail.com
  • Lucas Kelly (2010). Environmental Educator, Echo Hill Outdoor Science School. lucaskelly49 [at] gmail.com
  • Evan Keto (Landscape Ecology, 2004). M.S., Forestry, North Carolina State University. Currently, Urban Forester, Wake Forest, NC. First position: General scientist, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. evanketo [at] hotmail.com
  • Laura Kimes (2007). Currently: Resource Solutions Group, Chicago. Second position: Policy analyst, Southern California Edison - Energy Efficiency Division. First position after Maryland: Program associate, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). Lkimes [at] gmail.com
  • Gina Krump (Landscape Ecology, 2005). Currently: Environmental Foreign Service Officer, US Agency for International Development (USAID); First position: Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). M.S., Environmental Policy, Johns Hopkins University. gina krump [at] gmail.com
  • Lauren Land (2008). Currently: Sustainability Coordinator, Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, LSU. Knauss Fellow, NOAA. M.S. Oceanography and Coastal Science, Louisiana State University. lauren.land [at] gmail.com
  • Tyler Lang (2012). Environmental scientist, URS Corporation.
  • Brianna Smith Miles (Landscape Ecology, 2001). Currently: Master's program, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida. Second position: Junior scientist, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota. First position: Forest Ecology Research Assistant at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. peloria78 [at] yahoo.com
  • Kathy Nicholson (2006). Currently: Environmental Scientist, Greenhorne & O'Mara. First position: Environmental specialist, NASA/Proxitronics. Also: MHP Program, Walden University.
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  • Margaret Pletta (2009). Currently: Outreach and communications specialist, Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program, Division of Watershed Stewardship, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). First position: Marine science educator, Marine Science Consortium at Wallops Island. mpletta [at] gmail.com
  • Davey Rogner (2009). Davey is walking across country with a non-profit group he helped form called "Pick Up America," a local, regional, and nationwide initiative committed to reducing plastic waste in our communities and waterways. Click the link above to learn more!
  • Yossi Shirazi (2007). Graduate school: Aquatic Ecology, University of North Carolina - Wilmington.
  • Gabriela Silvani (2002). Associate, Environmental Media Services. gsilvani [at] hotmail.com
  • M. Brad Spancake (2000). Currently: Health and Safety Associate, Sunoco, Inc. First position after Maryland: Environmental consultant, Aquaterra, Inc. M.S., Environmental Health, West Chester (PA) University. m_spancake [at] hotmail.com
  • Matt Stocker (2013). Hydrological technician, USDA Environmental Microbial Food and Safety Laboratory. mstocker00 [at] gmail.com
  • Alisha Sutton (2006). Currently: Hazardous Waste Program Manager, Straughan Environmental Services/NASA Goddard. Also, M.S., Virginia Tech - National Capital Region. First position: Environmental scientist, Water quality protection, Proxitronics/NASA Goddard. ecogal.80 [at] gmail.com
  • Matt Viens (2012). Student contractor, Innovation team, EPA Office of Research and Development. matthew.r.viens [at] gmail.com
  • Paul Widmeyer (2012). Environmental engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation. pawidmeyer [at] gmail.com

Global Environmental Change

  • Scott Allen (2009). Currently: PhD program: Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University. Also: M.S., Water Resource Engineering, Oregon State University. salle48 [at] lsu.edu
  • Harrison Bloom (2010). Currently: Environmental Modeling Associate, Michael Baker Corporation. M.S., Geospatial engineering. SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry. First position after Maryland: GIS Analyst, PBS&J Corporation. hbloom020788 [at] gmail.com
  • Stephen Dessel (2012). Staff Scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants. sdessel [at] gmail.com
  • Mark Drymala (2012). Recycling Coordinator, University of Maryland - Baltimore.
  • Akiko Elders (2008). Currently: Science Education Analyst, National Science Foundation; first position after Maryland: Cartographer, Data Solutions and Technology. M.S., Geography, University of Maryland. akiko.elders [at] gmail.com
  • Roy Hewitt (2011). GIS analyst, US Fish and Wildlife Service/Southeast Region (Georgia).
  • Bari Levine (2009). Account manager, TerraCycle. Check videos on YouTube to learn how TerraCycle turns garbage into usable products! barilevine6 [at] gmail.com

Land Use

  • Atara Bernstein (2013). Manager / teacher / coordinator, sweetgreen, DC Greens.
  • Ben Block, second major in Journalism (2007). Currently: Program officer, Verified Carbon Standard. 2010-11 Fulbright Scholar, Peru. First position: Staff writer, WorldWatch Institute. blockdbk [at] gmail.com
  • Nicole Diven (2012). Customer service specialist, Ecobeco: Energy Efficiency Experts. nicole [at] ecobeco.com
  • Gary Doss (2009). Staff Scientist, ATC Associates.
  • Melissa Duvall (2010). Graduate school: Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia.
  • Denise George (second major in GIS and Computer Cartography, 2005). GIS analyst, Dewberry, Inc. unimoko [at] yahoo.com
  • Allison Gost (2012). Faculty research assistant, Dept of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland. allison.gost [at] gmail.com
  • Nicole Hackman (2006). Currently: Environmental resource management, Peace Corps, The Gambia, West Africa. MS., Forestry, University of Washington. nicole.hackman [at] gmail.com
  • Jennifer Himmelstein (2008). Master's program: Natural Resource Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • Lisa Hummon, double concentration with Environmental Economics (2001). Currently, Environmental management, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University. Second position: Grassroots Organizer/New Mexico, Defenders of Wildlife. First position: Conservation policy coordinator, DC office, Defenders of Wildlife. lisahummon [at] yahoo.com
  • Hanna Lee (2008). Currently: Forestry, University of Washington. Restoration and Outreach Specialist, City of Gresham, OR. Hanna.F.Lee [at] gmail.com
  • Andres Lobo (2013). Currently: Environmental scientist, Project Enhancement Corp., contracted to US Dept of Energy. Also, part-time, Master's program: Audio-engineering, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Lidia Lopez (2008). Master's program: Geography, University of Maryland.
  • Joanna Luu (2012). Environmental systems analyst, BAE/US Navy.
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  • Frank Mancini (2002). Currently: Kaneohe Bay Monitoring Coordinator, DLNR - Division of Aquatic Resources, Oahu, HI. First position after Maryland: Marine ecosystems research specialist, NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division.
  • Megan McDonald (2009). Currently: Environmental scientist, Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. First position: Staff scientist, ATC Associates. megan.rmcdonald [at] gmail.com
  • Katie McGaughey (2010). Currently: Research assistant, Dept of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland. M.S., Geography, University of Edinburgh (Scotland). First position after Maryland: Science Assistant, National Science Foundation. katiemcgaughey [at] gmail.com
  • Annette Murano, second major in GIS and Computer Cartography (2003). GIS technician, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority. amurano [at] gmail.com
  • Lucia Ness (2009). Geospatial Engineer/GIS Analyst, Coler & Colantonio, Inc. ness.lucia [at] gmail.com
  • Katie Nicolato (2012). Currently: Ecologist/GIS Specialist, Montana Natural Heritage Program (Wetland and Riparian Mapping Project). First position: Research technician, University of Alaska (Fairbanks). Katie is part of a team working on a large collaborative project on ecosystem change, looking at variables like vegetation, soils, permafrost, burns, and thermokarst pits.
  • Kate O'Dell (2004). Currently: Environmental Protection Specialist, US Coast Guard. First position: Environmental and NEPA Compliance Analyst, SAGE Systems Technologies, Inc/US Coast Guard. Master's degree: Geography, University of Maryland. kateo [at] umd.edu
  • Iris Patten (2004). Currently, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arizona. Ph.D., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida. First position, Environmental scientist, The Louis Berger Group. ipatten [at] email.arizona.edu
  • Joe Perloff (2007). Graduate school: Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia.
  • Kusuma Prabhakara (Environmental mapping and data management, 2005). Currently: Research assistant, US Department of Agriculture. M.A., Geography, University of Maryland. First position: Engineering technician, City of Rockville, MD. dissolvedo2 [at] yahoo.com
  • Jacqueline Rhynard (2009). Research assistant, Dept of Geography, University of Maryland. jerhynard [at] gmail.com
  • Zawadi Rucks (2002). Graduate school: Sociology, Ph.D. program, California - Berkeley. MPA, New York University. First position after Maryland: research analyst, MDRC, a social policy research organization. sharzgift [at] gmail.com
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  • Alyssa Seibert (2010). Currently: Transportation planner, MD Dept of Transportation. MCP (Master of Community Planning), University of Maryland. lysbert75 [at] gmail.com
  • Adrienne Small (2011). Recycling specialist, University of Maryland.
  • Kelly Squires (2010). Research assistant, Center for Immunization Research, Johns Hopkins University. kellyl.squires [at] gmail.com
  • Kaitlyn Summers (2009). Currently, Data Manager on a ship helping track the submerged oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico, Consolidated Safety Services/NOAA. summers.kaitlyn [at] gmail.com
  • Hassan Symes, (second major in GIS and Computer Cartography, 2004). GIS analyst, Michael Baker Jr. Corporation. Graduate school: Environmental Planning, Johns Hopkins University. fefa_2000 [at] yahoo.com
  • Joan Truskowski (double major in Geography, 2004). Currently: High School Science Teacher, Anne Arundel County Public Schools. First position after Maryland: Maryland Department of the Environment, Environmental Compliance/Water Management Administration; and part-time graduate student, Environmental Science, University of Maryland, University College.
  • Brian Tucci (2004). Currently: Congressional Aide/Staff Attorney, U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer (MI). J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan. Brian.Tucci [at] mail.house.gov
  • Emily Voelker (2013). DEVELOP Young Professional - Communications Manager, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center. voelker.emilyr [at] gmail.com
  • Brian Wallace (2000). Currently: DC Bureau of Hazardous Materials and Toxic Substances. First position: Water Quality Division, DC Department of Health. brianewallace [at] yahoo.com
  • Liz (Allen) Westhead (2002). Currently: Geography Teacher, Penryn College (High School), Penryn, Cornwall, England. M.Ed., University College of St. Mark and St. John, Devon, England. First position: English teacher, Japan. lizwesthead [at] yahoo.com
  • Jeff Williford (2009). Project manager, S.D. Keppler & Associates, LLC, an environmental and energy consulting firm.
  • Carrie Wood (2006). Currently: Admin task lead, Coral Reef Information System, NOAA. First position, Project manager, HydroGeoLogic, Inc. carrie.wood [at] noaa.gov
  • Dara Zycherman (2002). Program Coordinator, US Green Building Council. darazycherman [at] hotmail.com

Marine & Coastal Management

  • Blair Delean (2010). Officer candidate: NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps.
  • Danielle Dupuy (2012). Marine scientist, CSS contractor / NOAA. dupuy.di [at] gmail.com
  • Taylor Giordano (2013). Hydrographic assistant, contracted by Earth Technology Resources, Inc., to work on NOAA research vessel Bay Hydro II in the Chesapeake Bay. taylor.giordano [at] noaa.gov
  • Justin Hanacek (2011). NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service. justinhanacek [at] gmail.com
  • Supriya Khadke (2010). Currently, graduate school: GISDE, Clark University. First job after Maryland: Environmental scientist, Apex Industries, LLC.
  • Jack Kleman (2012). Graduate school: Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • James Kramer (2013). SCA Intern, NPS fisheries survey team, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. jmkramer15 [at] gmail.com
  • Eric Long (2011). Field technician, Harris Lab, Chesapeake Bay Laboratory.
  • Michele Wilt Miller (2009). Habitat Conservation Program Specialist, NOAA Office of Habitat Conservation. michelewiltmiller [at] gmail.com
  • Andreas Moshogianis (2010). Ph.D. program: Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi. And contract scientist (part-time) Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. amoshogi [at] gmail.com
  • Dustin Picard (2013). Officer candidate: NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps. dustin.ryan.picard [at] gmail.com
  • Robert Walker (2010). Currently: Park naturalist, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. First position: Outreach Coordinator and School-Based Educator, Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region. rwalk101 [at] gmail.com

Politics & Policy

  • Rachel Abbott (2012). Joint program: MSW / MPH, UM School of Social Work and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, studying social action and community development / global environmental sustainability and health. rach141 [at] gmail.com 
  • Lauren Ahillen (2007). Project manager/Policy analyst, PCR Environmental (Guam). lahillen [at] gmail.com
  • Kholla Ahmad (2010). Environmental and Energy Study Institute.
  • Sumia Ahmad (double degree in Economics, 2010). Currently: Graduate school: International Policy Studies, Stanford University. Second position: Princeton in Asia Fellow (lecturer), Institute of Finance and Economics, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. First position after Maryland: Project Coordinator, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research. sumia.ahmad [at] gmail.com
  • Niles Armstrong (2005). Research Assistant/Volunteer: Marine Turtle Research Program, NOAA Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center, Oahu, HI. Niles.Armstrong [at] gmail.com
  • Daniel Atlas (2013). Law school: University of Pennsylvania. daniel.atlas [at] law.upenn.edu
  • Jena Baker (2004). Law school: University of Arkansas - Little Rock. Previously, Office of the Governor/Executive Services, State of Maryland. First position after graduation, Booz Allen Hamilton.
  • Jen Balachowski (2004). Currently: Graduate school, Restoration ecology: University of California - Davis. M.Ed, Biology Education, University of Maryland. First position: High school Biology and Earth/Space Science teacher, Howard County (MD) Public Schools. jbalachowski [at] gmail.com
  • Mark Baldwin (2007). EPA Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery. baldwmark [at] gmail.com
  • Erik Beloff (2004). GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Also: Master's program in Environmental Science and Management, University of Rhode Island. erikbeloff [at] hotmail.com
  • Natalia Bengoechea (2011). Growing Blue Project Manager, US Water Alliance. Also, graduate school: Global environmental policy, American University. nbengoechea [at] gmail.com
  • Conrad Bolston (2009). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Laura Burton (2004). Technical management assistant, Environmental Management Group (EMG). georgiapeachbrat [at] hotmail.com
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  • Joanna Calabrese (2010). Sustainability Outreach Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Bess Caplan (2002). Currently: Ecology Education Program Leader, Baltimore Ecosystem Study. First position: Maryland Department of the Environment, Flood Control Division. M.S., Environmental Science, Towson University. caplanb [at] caryinstitute.org
  • Guy W. Cole (2006). Currently: Ph.D. program, Statistics, University of Texas - Austin. M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University. First position after Maryland: Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water/Standards and Risk Management Division, US EPA. Also: M.P.P, University of Maryland. guywcole [at] gmail.com
  • Steven Coyle (2010). Currently: Water Quality Inspector, Prince Georges County, Stormwater Management Division. smcoyle87 [at] gmail.com
  • Toby Dachman (2008). Law school: Vermont Law School.
  • Jennifer DeAugustines (2005). Currently: Environmental Scientist, Geo-Technical Associates (GTA). First position: Environmental Project Manager, EMG. Also, dual MBA/MS Program in Environmental Management, University of Maryland - University College. JDeAugustines [at] gmail.com
  • Christine Dell'Amore (2002). Editor, National Geographic News. Graduate school: Environmental Journalism, University of Colorado. First position after Maryland: Communications assistant, World Wildlife Fund. rueparadis [at] gmail.com
  • Khushi Desai (2004). Currently: Associate attorney, Earthjustice. First position after law school: Associate attorney, Mason, LLP. J.D., University of Maryland.
  • Paul DiPaolo (2010). Environmental Scientist, Potomac Hudson Engineering. Part-time: Graduate school, Environmental Planning and Management, Johns Hopkins University. dipaolo.paul [at] gmail.com
  • Brad Dubik (2010). Ph.D. program, Marine Science and Conservation, Duke University. First position after Maryland, EPA Office of Research and Development. braddubik [at] gmail.com
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  • Kip Edwards, Esq. (2007). Currently: Attorney, Levetown & Jenkins, LLP. Clerkship: Office of the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General. Law school: Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. edwards.kip [at] gmail.com
  • Gina Eosco (2004). Currently: Risk Communication Research Group and Ph.D. program, Environmental Communication, Cornell University. First position after Maryland: Atmospheric policy program, American Meteorological Society.
  • Bryan Faehner (2001). Currently: Renewable Energy Specialist, Environmental Quality Division, National Park Service. Previously: Associate Director, Government Affairs Office, National Parks Conservation Association. Master's degree: Public Lands Policy, University of Montana. b_faehner [at] yahoo.com
  • Jacob Feight (2004). Graduate school: School of Architecture/Real Estate Development, University of Maryland.
  • Kenneth Frankel (2010). Residential Solar Analyst, Standard Solar. kfrankel88 [at] gmail.com
  • Nate Frey (2007). Currently: Ph.D. program, Geography, The Pennsylvania State University. First position after Maryland: Research assistant/analyst, Abt Associates.
  • Jen Fulcher (2005). Currently: Writer, Water Environment Federation. First position: News assistant, Loudon (VA) Times Mirror.
  • Zachary Glenn (double major in Geography/GIS, 2010). Environmental specialist, E-Structors.
  • Rob Glover (2009). Renewable Energy Law and Policy, Vermont Law School. rob.glover45 [at] gmail.com
  • Joseph Goggin (2010). US Department of Agriculture.
  • Susan Gore (2011). Capital Budget Analyst II, Maryland State Department of Budget and Management, Office of Capital Budgeting. M.P.P., University of Maryland. susanjgore [at] gmail.com
  • Gary Greening (2013). Graduate school: Geo-environmental Studies, Shippensburg University.
  • Stephen Grimes (2002). J.D., St. Louis University. grimesq [at] yahoo.com
  • Stephanie Hauser (2006). Foreign Service Officer, US Department of State. stephanie.hauser [at] gmail.com
  • Megan Hepner (2012). Post-graduate internship: NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. First position: Marine assistant, Sea Camp - Newfound Harbor Marine Institute, Florida.
  • Jason Hess (2007). Graduate school: Public Administration, University of Delaware. Graduate internship: MD Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. jhess [at] udel.edu
  • Adrienne Hinds (2008). Double major: Geography/GIS-Cartography. Graduate school: Geography, University of Maryland.
  • Nathan Hurwitz (2012). Management support intern, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). MPP, University of Maryland. Post-graduate internship: NOAA - Office of Response and Restoration. nathanhurwitz [at] gmail.com
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  • Shannon Jackson (2011). Currently: Staff assistant coordinator, US Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs. First positions: Taught ESL for a year in Thailand; served as an intern with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, VT) shannon.drake.jackson [at] gmail.com
  • Sara Kamins (2003). Currently: Senior policy analyst - Renewable Portfolio Standard Program, California Public Utilities Commission. M.S., Energy Resources, University of California - Berkeley. smk [at] cpuc.ca.gov
  • Rachel Kenigsberg (2013). Law school: Harvard University. rachelkenigsberg [at] gmail.com
  • Grant Klein (2013). Post-graduate internships: CPN (Community Power Network) and ACORE (American Council On Renewable Energy). grantk928 [at] gmail.com
  • Melisa Klem (2003). Director of Development, The Potomac Conservancy. Graduate school: Business Management, University of Maryland.
  • Kendall Klosky (2010). Sustainability data analyst, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Clara Kollm (2011). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Lissie Kretch (2004). Currently: Outdoor Educator, Yosemite Institute. Second position: Guide, Environmental Traveling Companions. First position: Outdoor educator, Pali Mountain Institute, in CA. lissiekretsch [at] hotmail.com
  • Kevin Lamonia (2002). Environmental Specialist, Analytical Services, Inc - Environmental & Engineering Consulting. MS, Environmental Management, University of Maryland, University College.
  • Sean Ledwin (2003). Currently: Office of Protected Resources, NOAA. Graduate school: Ecology and Natural Resource Management, University of Michigan. First position: Subsistence Biologist, Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments/USFWS Partners Program, Fort Yukon, Alaska. sledwin [at] gmail.com
  • Cara Lynch Rash (2004). Contracting officer, US EPA. MS, Environmental Science, Johns Hopkins University. cara.lynch [at] gmail.com
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  • Kristin Marburg, double-concentration with Soil, Water and Land Resources (2000). Currently: Law Clerk, Denver (CO) Juvenile Court. J.D., University of Colorado. kristin_marburg [at] yahoo.com
  • Christine Marcozzi (2012). Law school: Villanova University. cmarcozzi90 [at] gmail.com
  • Alexia Martinez (2004) Currently: Environmental scientist, Proxitronics Inc., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Also, graduate student: Dual major, Environmental Management, University of Maryland, University College and Environmental Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. First position: EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds (OWOW). alexia7920 [at] yahoo.com
  • Laura Neal McCann (2003). Currently: Graduate school: Social Work, Catholic University. First position: Feedstock Technology Manager. US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Program.
  • David McLaughlin (2004). Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP.
  • Sean McTamany (2013). Currently: Legislative Fellow - 2014 Maryland General Assembly, MD Dept of Natural Resources. First position: Government Affairs and Outreach Fellow - Smart Growth America. smctaman [at] gmail.com
  • K.C. Michaels (2009). Currently: Attorney, U.S. Department of Energy. J.D., New York University. kcm323 [at] nyu.edu
  • Cara Miller (2011). Office assistant, US Dept of State.
  • Steven Millman (2007). J.D., Villanova University. First position: Case management assistant, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP. steven.millman [at] gmail.com
  • Christopher Murray (2002). Vice-President, Mid-Atlantic Properties, Inc. MS, School of Architecture, Real Estate Development, University of Maryland.
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  • Laura Norell (2008). Manager, Denchfield Landscaping and Nursery.
  • Christine Nouri (2008). Graduate school: Geography and Environmental Planning, Towson University. christine.nouri [at] gmail.com
  • Zadie Oleksiw (2011). Administrative assistant, Solar Energy Industries Association. zadie.oleksiw [at] gmail.com
  • Kevin Partowazam (2012). Graduate school: American University. Currently: Booz Allen / Office of Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Administration - Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation projects.
  • Brittany Patterson (2012). Graduate school: Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Shawn Peabody (2004). Currently: Regional Coordinator, Blue Ventures Conservation, Madagascar. Previously: Project Coordinator, Reef Doctor, Madagascar. First position: Peace Corps, Madagascar. shawn.madagascar [at] gmail.com
  • Monica Pearce (2007). Global Programs Coordinator, Rare. monpearce [at] gmail.com
  • Rachel Penrod (2004). Currently: Outreach and Education Specialist, US Fish and Wildlife Service. Previously: Conservation program assistant, American Zoo & Aquarium Association. First position: Group Education Programs, Animal Kingdom/Walt Disney Resort. Also: MS, Environmental science, American University. rachpenrod [at] gmail.com
  • Amalia Pleake-Tamm (Double major in English Language and Literature, 2006). J.D., University of Maryland. Second position: Campus Sustainability Advocate, University of Maryland at Baltimore. First position after Maryland: Community natural resources management, Peace Corps, Malawi, East Africa. amaliapt [at] gmail.com
  • Claire Pywell (2012). Gas Licensing Internship, Alaska Conservation Foundation, Anchorage, AK. clairefpywell [at] gmail.com
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  • Jesse Rabinowitz (2013). Executive assistant to the National Director, The Jewish Service Corps.
  • Kate Richard (Double degree in English Language and Literature, 2013). Sustainability Associate, UM Office of Sustainability.
  • Jonah Richmond (2009). Regulatory Coordination Staff, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), US EPA. Also: J.D., Vermont Law School. Richmond.Jonah [at] epamail.epa.gov
  • Kristin Ricigliano (2010). Environmental educator, Peace Corps, Morocco.
  • Bethany Rickman (2004). Staff scientist, Schnabel Engineering. First position: Environmental analyst, Building Evaluations Services and Technology (BEST). bethany.rickman [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Riedman (2012). Research assistant, UM Dept of Environmental Science and Technology. Graduate school: Master in Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Geographic Information Systems (GIS), UMBC (Shady Grove). riedman1 [at] umbc.edu
  • Rachel Howser Roberts (2002). Environmental scientist, Dade Moeller and Associates, Inc/Department of Energy's Office of NEPA Compliance and Policy. rachelroberts [at] robertsdesk.com
  • Diego Rojas (2001). Law school: Catholic University. drojas11 [at] hotmail.com
  • Rachel Rosen (2009). Graduate school, School of Public and Environmental Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington. First position after Maryland: AmeriCorps, Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro, MD. rmrosen2 [at] gmail.com
  • Jamie Rowe (2007). Currently: Graduate school, Public administration, University of Washington. First position: Consultant, Booz | Allen | Hamilton. jamie.d.rowe [at] gmail.coom
  • Colleen Ruddick (2006). Currently: Environmental specialist, Parsons. First position: Environmental analyst, URS Corporation. Also, graduate school: Environmental Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Katrina Rudyj (2010). Teaching assistant, Environment, Technology, and Economy Program (College Park Scholars). Graduate school: School of Public Policy, University of Maryland. First position: Biological science technician, USDA. krudyj [at] gmail.com
  • John Rutan (2005). Environmental scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants.
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  • Teresa (Schulkin) Sanders (2003). Currently: Environmental risk analyst, AIG. First position after Maryland: Environmental specialist, General Services Administration (GSA), National Capital Region; and part-time, George Washington University. teresa.sanders [at] aig.com
  • Adam Schwartz (2007). Program coordinator, The Engaged University, University of Maryland. adamgschwartz [at] gmail.com
  • Jennifer Schwarz (2012). The World Partner Fellowship/American Jewish World Service, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Melanie Seigel (2007). J.D., University of Pittsburgh. Second position, field organizer, Alliance for Climate Protection. First position: Program assistant, Natural Resources Defense Council. melanieseigel [at] gmail.com
  • Sarah Shaffer (2005). Foreign Affairs Officer, US State Department. M.A., Global Environmental Politics, American University. s.f.shaffer [at] gmail.com
  • Mukul Sharma (2011). Currently: Project associate, Engility Corporation. First position after Maryland: Assistant Project Administrator & Research Associate, SEGURA Consulting LLC. msharma550 [at] gmail.com
  • Jayni (Shah) Lanham (2005). Currently: Associate, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Completed J.D., University of Maryland.
  • Maggie Sheer (2001). Currently: Law Clerk, Judge James L. Dennis, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. JD/MPA, University of Texas. maggiesheer [at] hotmail.com
  • Michaella Song (2009). Graduate school: Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Delaware. Communications intern, Center for a New American Dream. michaellas@comcast.net
  • Cassie Staley (2003). Currently: Fourth grade teacher, Montgomery (MD) Public Schools. M.A., Elementary Education, Boston University. cassiestaley [at] gmail.com
  • Jennifer Stavish (2007). Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton. jenstavish [at] gmail.com
  • Rob Steinberg (2011). Graduate school: Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Jason Symonds (2008). Currently: DNV KEMA Energy and Sustainability. M.E.M., Energy and the environment, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. jsymons1 [at] gmail.com
  • Deborah Sward (2006). Graduate school: Community Planning, University of Maryland.
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  • Alana Tenzer (2009). M.Sc., Hydrology and Water Quality, Ben Gurion University (Israel). alanat [at] post.bgu.ac.il
  • Julie Townsend (2007). Graduate school: City and Urban Planning, Rutgers University. First position after Maryland: Environmental specialist, NJ Dept of Environmental Protection. Julie.M.Townsend [at] gmail.com
  • David Tucker (2005). Coordinator of Conservation Programs, Defenders of Wildlife. homertuck [at] gmail.com
  • Melanie Tymes (2005). Environmental Protection Specialist, EPA Office of Solid Waste.
  • Emilee Van Norden (2013). Clean Energy Program Manager, Maryland Energy Administration.
  • Anastasia Vvedenskaya (2010). Communication specialist, UM Extension Program.
  • Andrea Wagner (2011). Research assistant, ICF International. andrea.wagner14 [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Warley (2011). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Sarah Waterworth (2006). Program Specialist, Boston (MA) Harbor Islands NP. slwaterworth [at] gmail.com
  • Dan Weber (2007). Currently: Environmental underwriter, AIG. First position: Environmental specialist, Prudential Real Estate Investors. DanielLWeber [at] gmail.com
  • Courtney (Webster) Groenveld (2001). Currently: Communication specialist, NOAA Restoration Center. First position: Local Government Environmental Assistance Network, International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Also, graduate school: Environmental Policy, University of Maryland. dimplescfw [at] hotmail.com

Society & Environmental Issues

  • Jilefack Amin (2007). M.A., International Development Studies and Rural Sociology, Wageningen University (Netherlands).
  • Maile Bliss (2009). NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (Seattle Regional Office). Mailebliss [at] gmail.com
  • Rhiannon Carrasco Schweitzer (2005). M.A., Global Leadership and Sustainable Development, Hawai'i Pacific University. Environmental educator/environmental advisor, Peace Corps, Fiji Islands. rhiannon.schweitzer [at] gmail.com
  • Heather Dlhopolsky (double major in Government and Politics, 2001). Currently, Associate, Land Use practice, Linowes and Blocher, LLP. JD and M.S.E.L., Vermont Law School. hdlhopolsky [at] linowes-law.com
  • Shannon Easton (2004). Environmental Services, US General Services Administration.
  • Heather Edmonds (2003). Jr. Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Tidewater, Inc. edmonds.heather [at] dol.gov
  • Sara Edwards (2012). Glacier Guides, Glacier National Park, MT.
  • Kate Epting (2005). Second position: Peace Corps, Togo, West Africa. First position after Maryland: Fellow, The Population Institute. kateepting [at] yahoo.com
  • Timothy S. Franquist, Jr (2000). Enforcement Officer/Policy Analyst, Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division. Also, graduate school: Environmental Management, Arizona State University. tfranquist [at] yahoo.com _or_ tsf [at] azdeq.gov
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  • Jim Gandolfo (2012). Natural resource manager, Envirotech Environmental Consulting.
  • Beth Gillan (2009). Currently: Assistant Director: Environment, Technology, and Economy Program (College Park Scholars). First position: Environmental Educator, Bridging the Watershed/Alice Ferguson Foundation.
  • Karen Katz (2009). Post-graduate internship, Elysian Energy.
  • Julia Lieberman (2005). Currently, Middle school science teacher, Montgomery (MD) County Public Schools. M.A.T., Secondary Science Education, Johns Hopkins University. First position after Maryland: Instructor, Camp High Trails Outdoor Science School, in California. jalieberman [at] gmail.com
  • Mary Leann King (2008). Currently: Ph.D. program, Physical Geography, University of Maryland. mkinglee [at] umd.edu
  • Jennifer Kulp (2013). Policy analyst, Energy Star Program, ICF International. jkulp32 [at] gmail.com
  • Natalie Mebane (2007). Graduate school: Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. First position after Maryland: Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN). natalie.mebane [at] gmail.com
  • Katelyn Meehan (2009). Graduate school: Urban Planning, New York University. First position after Maryland: Community-Based Environmental Management Program, Peace Corps, Peru.
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  • Lisa Pietrangelo (2013). Environmental scientist, Geographic Services, Inc. lisapietrangelo [at] gmail.com
  • Russ Rezek (2002). Director, Information Technology, Learn It Systems. RussRezek [at] TerpAlum.umd.edu
  • Thea Rosa (2004). Land Steward, Upper Truckee Marsh, California Tahoe Land Conservancy, near Lake Tahoe. thea122 [at] aol.com
  • Sara Sherman (2010). Environmental Educator, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
  • Daniel Sonenklar (2006). Graduate school: Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Tech - National Capital Region. First position: Community Planning Division, Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). dan.sonenklar [at] gmail.com
  • Emily Stubbs (2013). Communications specialist, The Nutrients for Life Foundation. estubbs25 [at] gmail.com
  • Laura Wilburn (2010). AmeriCorps, Hopa Mountain, Montana.
  • Kate Williams Seitz (2009). Analyst, ICF International, ENERGY STAR Labeled Products Program. kchaseseitz [at] gmail.com
  • Emilie Wolfson (2010). Graduate school: City and regional planning, University of California - Berkeley. Interpretive ranger, Devils Postpile Monument, CA.

Soil, Water & Land Resources

  • Jade Alvey, double major in Geography (2004). Environmental biologist, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). First position: Staff scientist, Dynamac Corporation. Also, graduate school: Natural Resources, Virginia Tech - National Capital Region Campus. jade_alvey [at] yahoo.com
  • Whitney Beck (2012). Student services contractor, EPA Center for Environmental Research. wbeck1990 [at] gmail.com
  • Rebecca Blank Bourgault (2005). Currently, Ph.D. program, Soil Science, University of Vermont. Rebecca.Bourgault@uvm.edu
  • Vinnie Bevivino (2003). Community Garden Educator, The University of Maryland Engaged University Initiative. vbevivino [at] umd.edu
  • Joanna Birch Reznik (2009). Currently: 7th grade science teacher, KIPP Ujima Village Academy, Baltimore. GIS Certificate, Penn State; MAT, Goucher College. First position: Earth science analyst, Riverside Technology, Inc. joanna.birch [at] gmail.com
  • Kelly Boeckl (2012). Graduate school: Secondary education (Earth Science), Johns Hopkins University. kellboeckl [at] gmail.com
  • Talia Chalew (2002). Currently, Ph.D. program, Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. M.S., Environmental Science, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
  • Tony Dimeglio (2013). Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory, USDA.
  • Dierdre Elvis-Peterson (2001). Currently: Natural Resources Planner (Air Quality), MD Dept of the Environment. First position: DC Department of Health, Air Quality Division. Also, graduate school: Environmental Management, University of Maryland, University College. decael7 [at] yahoo.com
  • Michelle Escobedo (2006). Currently: High school science teacher, Milburn (NJ) High School. First position: Environmental scientist, Parsons Brinckerhoff.
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  • Christopher Felix (2010). Environmental scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants.
  • Amanda Garzio-Hadzick (2009). Water Quality Strategic Planning Fellow, Oregon Dept. of Agriculture. M.S., School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Michigan. First position: Research Assistant, Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland. agarzio [at] yahoo.com
  • Zane Hadzick (2009). Hatfield Resident Fellow, Public Services Washington County (OR). M.S., Ecosystem Ecology, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Michigan. First position: Research Assistant, Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland. zhadzick [at] yahoo.com
  • Tewodros Hailegeberel (2007). GIS Analyst II, Greenhorne & O'Mara. M.P.S., GIS, University of Maryland. Teddyumd [at] hotmail.com
  • Vera Jaffe (2008). Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers. jaffevera [at] yahoo.com
  • Peter Krawczel (2000). Currently: Asst. Professor, University of Tennessee. MS, Animal Science, Texas A&M University, Ph.D., Animal Sciences, University of Vermont.
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  • Truc Luu (2010). Biological Science Technician, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Gulf Breeze, FL; working with projects related to aftermath of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. trm.luu [at] gmail.com
  • Lillian Volmoro Mantilla (2002). Senior Strategic Planning Officer, US Army Materiel Command. M.S., Environmental Management, Macquarie University (Australia). ljvolmoro [at] hotmail.com
  • Kristin Marburg, double-concentration with Politics and Policy (2000). Currently: Law Clerk, Denver (CO) Juvenile Court. J.D., University of Colorado. kristin_marburg [at] yahoo.com
  • Jason Martin (2006). MLRA Soil Survey Office Leader, Southern Wyoming NRCS (USDA). jason.martin [at] wy.usda.gov
  • Rebecca Mead (2010). Currently: Performance improvement data analyst, Johns Hopkins University. mead.becca48 [at] gmail.com
  • Rob Norris (2006). Graduate school: Crop and soil environmental sciences, Virginia Tech.
  • Lauren Kyla Pitts (2008). Graduate school: Soil science, Texas A&M University. First position after Maryland: Soil conservationist, Wicomico (MD) Field Office, NRCS/USDA. lkpterp [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Rubinstein (2002). Currently: Soil mapping, Google Earth. M.S., McGill University.
  • Greg Schnaar (2002). Currently: Environmental scientist, Hydro Geo Chem Inc., Tucson, AZ; and post-doctoral fellow, US EPA, Office of Water. Ph.D., Soil, Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona. gschnaar [at] gmail.com
  • Rebecca Winer (2000). Program manager, Center for Watershed Protection. rrw [at] cwp.org
  • Olivia Yu (2005). Graduate school: McGill University. First position: Laboratory technician, USDA Environmental Microbial Safety Laboratory. oliviatyu [at] gmail.com

Wildlife Ecology & Management

  • Travis Anthony (2009). Graduate school: Biology, Missouri State University.
  • Erik Bergmann (2011). Graduate school: Entomology, University of Maryland. erikjbergmann [at] gmail.com
  • Tari Baca Martin (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2001). Currently: GIS Specialist, Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management. First position: Associate, Henry S. Cole & Associates. tari_baca [at] hotmail.com
  • Jessica Cartwright (2012). Graduate school: Environmental education, Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Amanda Chavenson (2011). Education specialist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. amandachavenson [at] gmail.com
  • Arjun Dheer (2013). Research assistant, Botswana Predator Conservation Trust.
  • Jessica Drain (2010). Seasonal park ranger at the Denali National Park sled dog kennels. jessica.drain1 [at] gmail.com
  • Ann-Catherin Evensen (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2006). Graduate school: Biology: Ecology Concentration, University of Oslo, Norway. a.evensen [at] hotmail.com
  • Emily Hutchins (2010). Graduate school: Environmental Social Science, The Ohio State University. First position: Wildlife field technician, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lewistown, MT, Field office. emmagal44 [at] gmail.com
  • Sara Katz-Hyman (double degree in Journalism, 2013). Membership director, Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). skatzhyman [at] gmail.com
  • Amber Koplow (2012). Financial planning research assistant, Montgomery Brothers, Inc. Also: Graduate school: Public administration (non-profit management), University of Baltimore. akoplow [at] yahoo.com
  • Rachel Krasna (2010). Currently: Environmental scientist, Stanley Consultants. M.S., Marine Biology, Nova Southeastern University, Oceanographic Center. rkrasna [at] umd.edu
  • Katie Kreysa (2007). Insurance agent, Family Heritage Life Insurance Company. kkreysa [at] gmail.com
  • Sarah Krones (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2005). Veterinary school: Virginia Tech. Prior positions: Community greening program, Parks and People Foundation; Seasonal educator and Assistant camp director, Pickering Creek Audubon Center; Earth science teacher, Teach for America, North Carolina. kroness [at] gmail.com
  • Mike Lagua (2013). Grants administrator, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. mlagua15 [at] gmail.com
  • Mason Lee-Bullock (2013). Environmental specialist, Triumvirate Environmental. mrlb4197 [at] msn.com
  • Jennifer Lowery (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Assistant program coordinator, Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program. jllowery [at] lycos.com
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  • Sean McNaughton (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Currently: Graduate school, Urban/Regional Planning, Michigan State University. First position: Metallurgical technician, Titan Metallurgy. seanmcnaught [at] hotmail.com
  • Whitney Mehrhof (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2006). Currently: Asst to the Director for the Federal Fisheries Program, The Pew Charitable Trusts. First position: Associate volunteer coordinator, National Wildlife Federation (NWF).
  • Lauren Moffatt (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2003). Coordinator, Berkshire (MA) Environmental Resource Center, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Ph.D., Environmental Toxicology, University of Massachusetts.
  • Amena Zinnia Mozumder (2008). Contract specialist, National Institute of Peace. azmozumder [at] gmail.com
  • Michael P. O'Shea (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2003). Environmental field technician/Wastewater collection systems, URS Corporation. Also: M.P.S., GIS, University of Maryland. mposhea [at] aol.com
  • Richie Parsons (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Environmental scientist/Hazardous Industrial Waste (HIW), Gannett Fleming of Baltimore Environmental Group. rcparsons [at] gfnet.com
  • Maria Periago (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2003). Currently: Project Administrator: Native Plants Conservation Initiative. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. MSc in Wildlife Management, Cordoba National University, Argentina. meperiago [at] gmail.com
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  • Daniel Rauch (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Wildlife Biologist, DC Dept of the Environment. Previously: Program supervisor, Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ). daniel.rauch [at] dc.gov
  • Lindsay Rohrbach (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2004). Wildlife Biologist, DC Department of the Environment. Also, M.S., Biology, Eastern Kentucky University. CCS4evr [at} aol.com
  • Beth Schneble (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2007). Currently: Aquarist, National Aquarium in Baltimore. M.S., Coastal Zone Management, Nova Southeastern University. eschneble [at] gmail.com
  • Erin Shaw (2011). Primate technician, Duke Lemur Center. erin.shaw [at] duke.edu
  • Avishi Shuter (2011). Intern, Bronx Zoo Reptile House. Also, graduate school: Biological Sciences, Hofstra University.
  • Kimberly Skrupky (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Staff scientist, Marine Acoustics, Inc. kimberly.a.skrupky [at] marineacoustics.com
  • Raquel Sosnowski (2010). Graduate school: Peace and Conflict Management, University of Haifa, Israel. rsosnowski10 [at] gmail.com
  • Kristen Stauff (2013). Kristen is an ORISE Research Participant working on threatened and endangered species research at the Fort Benning (GA) Conservation Branch. kristenstauff [at] gmail.com
  • Michael Sumpter (2009). Field manager, Patuxent Environmental Group. Also, graduate school: Environmental management, University of Maryland - University College. beebop217 [at] yahoo.com
  • Robert Walker (2011). Intern, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.
  • Brooke Warrington, double major in English Language and Literature (2010). Currently: Forestry Extension Program Assistant - SHARP Logger and Virginia Forest Landowner Education Programs, Virginia Tech. First position after Maryland: Interpretive Aide, Visitor Services, National Aquarium in Baltimore.
  • Charlene Wu (2011) Graduate school: Environmental management, Duke University. First position after Maryland: Biological resources analyst, Sapphos Environmental, Inc. (consulting firm). charlenejwu [at] gmail.com
  • Jessica Zelt (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2005). Currently: Biologist/Program Coordinator of North American Bird Phenology Program, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. First position after Maryland: Research Assistant. Klamath Biological Research Station, Sayler, CA. jessica.zelt [at] gmail.com