College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Policy

Early ENSP Alumni (1999 - 2010)

ENSP alumni demonstrate the variety of careers available to ENSP majors, and many have contributed their e-mail addresses.  Feel free to contact them to ask about their academic and/or professional experiences!  If you are an ENSP alum (1999-2010) and would like to add your information to this page, please e-mail wwhitte [at] umd.edu.

To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

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: Environmental Science teacher, Howard County (MD) Public Schools. Previously:  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
  • 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). Currently:  Assistant Professor, University of Washington (Seattle).  Ph.D., 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.

 

  • 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.
  • 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. First position after Maryland: GIS Analyst I, PBSJ Consulting.  andrew.mongeon [at] gmail.com

 

  • 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
  • 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, 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
  • 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.

 

  • 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
  • Meredith Walsh (2004). Environmental biologist, Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers. M.S. Conservation biology, Columbia University. meredithwalsh81 [at] gmail.com
  • Jasmine Wanek (2008). Currently:  Marine Biology Educator, Smithsonian Marine Station.  Second position: 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). Post-Doc: NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center. Ph.D., Marine & atmospheric chemistry, University of Miami.
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Earth Surface Processes (merged with Environmental Geosciences and Restoration in Fall 2014)

  • Ty Asfaw (2002).  M.S. Water Resources Management, Indiana University.
  • 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). Currently, Asst. Professor, Geology, University of Wisconsin - River Falls. 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.
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Environment & Agriculture

  • Justine Beaulieu (2007). First position: Peace Corps, Vanuatu.
  • Jaimie (Kemper) Ohu (2006). Currently: Office manager, Power Home 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
  • 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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

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
  • 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

 

  • 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). Currently: Working for Ernst & Young in their Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services division back home in Slovenia.  Ph.D., 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
  • 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

 

  • 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
  • Jennifer Wheeler (2008). Currently: Team leader, Maryland Conservation Corps, Assateague SP. First position: Peace Corps, Paraguay. jmariewheeler [at] gmail.com
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Environmental Restoration & Management / Environmental Geosciences and Restoration (beginning 2014)

  • 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).  Currently:  Environmental Compliance, Formosa Plastics.  M.A., Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School.  First position after Maryland: Corporate environmental scientist, Formosa Plastics USA. ghchang1 [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: Graduate school, ENST, University of Maryland.  Prior positions: Biologist, US Geological Survey; and 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
  • 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).  Support scientist, Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  Ph.D., Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland. ehoy [at] umd.edu 

 

  • 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). Graduate school: MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. 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
  • 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: Ph.D. program, Public Health, Walden University.  Previously, Environmental Scientist, Greenhorne & O'Mara; and Environmental specialist, NASA/Proxitronics. Also: MPH, Walden University.  Kathy is using her knowledge in Trinidad and Tobago, where day-to-day environmental concerns and human health are very closely linked.

 

  • 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. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

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
  • 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
  • Bari Levine (2009). Currently: Third-year DMD/MPH student at Temple University.  First position: Account manager, TerraCycle. barilevine6 [at] gmail.com
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Land Use

  • Gary Doss (2009). Staff Scientist, ATC Associates.
  • Melissa Duvall (2010). Currently: Ph.D. program, Marine Science, Duke University. M.S. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia.
  • Denise George (second major in GIS and Computer Cartography, 2005). GIS analyst, Dewberry, Inc. unimoko [at] yahoo.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).  Currently:  ACDI / VOCA, a non-profit that strives to promote positive economic and social change worldwide through the innovative application of sound business practice.    Ph.D., Natural Resource Sciences, University of Maryland.
  • Lisa Hummon-Jones, double concentration with Environmental Economics (2001). Currently Congressional and Legislative Affairs Specialist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. M.E.M., School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University. Second position: Grassroots Organizer/New Mexico office, Defenders of Wildlife. First position: Conservation Policy Coordinator/DC office, Defenders of Wildlife. lisahummonjones [at] gmail.com
  • Hanna Lee (2008). Currently: Forestry, University of Washington. Restoration and Outreach Specialist, City of Gresham, OR. Hanna.F.Lee [at] gmail.com
  • Lidia Lopez (2008). Master's program: Geography, University of Maryland.

 

  • 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
  • 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).  Design Associate, Williams & Associates.  MLA, 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

 

  • Alyssa Seibert (2010). Currently: Transportation planner, MD Dept of Transportation. MCP (Master of Community Planning), University of Maryland. lysbert75 [at] gmail.com
  • 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
  • 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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Marine & Coastal Management

  • Blair Delean (2010). Ensign, NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps.
  • Supriya Khadke (2010). Currently, graduate school: GISDE, Clark University. First job after Maryland: Environmental scientist, Apex Industries, LLC.
  • Michele Wilt Miller (2009). Habitat Conservation Program Specialist, NOAA Office of Habitat Conservation.  michelewiltmiller [at] gmail.com
  • Andreas Moshogianis (2010).  Currently: Hydrologic technician with the National Park Service at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Sandy Springs, GA.  M.S., Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi.  Previously: Contract scientist (part-time) Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. amoshogi [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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Politics & Policy

  • 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
  • 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
  • Conrad Bolston (2009). Law school: Georgetown University.
  • Laura Burton (2004). Technical management assistant, Environmental Management Group (EMG).  georgiapeachbrat [at] hotmail.com

 

  • Joanna Calabrese (2010).  Currently:  Director and Art Librarian, North Fork Valley Art Library; and Queen Bee at The Hive Paonia.  Second position: AmeriCorps, Western Slope (Colorado) Conservation Center.  First position: 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
  • 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.

 

  • Doug Gazzale (2009).  Currently:  Compliance office, New York University Office of Environmental Health and Safety.  Master's program: University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. First position after Maryland: Deputy Fire Marshall, UM Dept of Environmental Safety.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Melisa Klem (2003).  Currently:  Executive Director,  Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ).  Prior position:  Director of Development, The Potomac Conservancy.  MBA, UM School of Business.
  • Kendall Klosky (2010). Sustainability data analyst, Johns Hopkins 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

 

  • 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
  • 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.
  • K.C. Michaels (2009). Currently: Attorney, U.S. Department of Energy. J.D., New York University. kcm323 [at] nyu.edu
  • 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.

 

  • Laura Norell (2008). Manager, Denchfield Landscaping and Nursery.
  • Christine Nouri (2008). Graduate school: Geography and Environmental Planning, Towson University.  christine.nouri [at] gmail.com
  • 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

 

  • 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).  Currently:  Research assistant, USDA.  MPA-MSES, Indiana University, Bloomington.  First position:  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
  • 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).  J.D., 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: US Dept of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office.  Previous positions: 
    Environmental specialist, Parsons; and Environmental analyst, URS Corporation.  MPP,  Public Policy, University of Maryland.
  • Katrina Rudyj (2010).  Currently: International trade specialist, Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA. MPA,  School of Public Policy, University of Maryland.  Teaching assistant, Environment, Technology, and Economy Program (College Park Scholars).  First position: Biological science technician, USDA.  krudyj [at] gmail.com
  • John Rutan (2005). Environmental scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants.

 

  • 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).  Recently launched his own firm:  Symbiosis Design/Build, an ecological landscape design and construction firm.  Previously: Program coordinator, The Engaged University, University of Maryland.  adamgschwartz [at] gmail.com
  • 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
  • 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(link sends e-mail)
  • 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
  • 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.

 

  • 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).  Currently:  Major Gifts Officer (Northeast region), American Rivers.  Previously, Associate Director of Development, American Rivers; and Coordinator of Conservation Programs, Defenders of Wildlife. homertuck [at] gmail.com
  • Melanie Tymes (2005). Environmental Protection Specialist, EPA Office of Solid Waste.
  • Anastasia Vvedenskaya (2010). Communication specialist, UM Extension Program.
  • Sarah Waterworth (2006). Program Specialist, Boston (MA) Harbor Islands NP. slwaterworth [at] gmail.com
  • Dan Weber (2007). Currently: Pollution liability insurance broker at Program Brokerage Corporation. Second position:  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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

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). Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Labor edmonds.heather [at] dol.gov
  • Kate Epting (2005).  Labor and delivery nurse.   MSN, California - San Francisco.  BSN, Johns Hopkins University.  Second position: Peace Corps Volunteer, Community Health, 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

 

  • 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
  • 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.

 

  • 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).  Planner, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.  MURP, 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
  • 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).  Planner, Placeworks.  MCP, City and regional planning, University of California - Berkeley. Interpretive ranger, Devils Postpile Monument, CA.
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

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
  • Vinnie Bevivino (2003). Community Garden Educator, The University of Maryland Engaged University Initiative. vbevivino [at] umd.edu
  • Rebecca Blank Bourgault (2005). Currently, Ph.D. program, Soil Science, University of Vermont. Rebecca.Bourgault [at] uvm.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
  • Talia Chalew (2002).  Ph.D., Environmental Health Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. M.S., Environmental Science, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
  • 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.
  • Christopher Felix (2010). Environmental scientist, Advantage Environmental Consultants.
  • Amanda Garzio-Hadzick (2009).  Currently:  Reserve Stewardship and Research Assistant, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.  After graduate school: 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).  Currently:  Environmental Planner and Floodplain Manager, Office of Sustainability at Baltimore City.  After graduate school:  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.
  • Alan Lederman (2002). Environmental Health and Safety Administrator at Chesterfield (VA) County Public Schools
  • Truc Luu (2010). Currently: ORISE appointment with the US EPA Office of Water. First position: 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).  Currently:  Environmental scientist, HGS Engineering.  MS, 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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.

Wildlife Ecology & Management

  • Travis Anthony (2009). Graduate school: Biology, Missouri State University.
  • Curtis Bennett (2009).  Currently: Conservation Project Manager, The National Aquarium.  M.S. University of Delaware.  
  • Beth (Schneble) Claus (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2007). Currently: Senior Aquarist / Aquarist Assistant Supervisor, National Aquarium in Baltimore. M.S., Coastal Zone Management (Oceanography), Nova Southeastern University. eschneble [at] gmail.com
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jennifer Lowery (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2002). Assistant program coordinator, Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program. jllowery [at] lycos.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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Michael Sumpter (2009). Field manager, Patuxent Environmental Group. Also, graduate school: Environmental management, University of Maryland - University College. beebop217 [at] yahoo.com
  • 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.
  • Jessica Zelt (Wildlife Resources & Conservation, 2005). Currently:  Coordinator, American Wind Wildlife Institute -- Information Center.  Second position: 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
  • To explore the career paths of more recent alumni, go here.
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