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Karri Ving

Karri Ving, a Managing Principal at Brown and Caldwell, is committed to placing trust at the center of municipal water infrastructure through sound governance, community partnership, and circular business models. Ms. Ving launched her career in the water sector by pioneering San

Rosey Jencks

Rosey Jencks, Vice President, is Brown and Caldwell’s National Specialty leader in Stormwater and Green Infrastructure. She specializes in urban watershed planning, resiliency and stormwater management. Prior to joining BC, Rosey led the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Urban Watershed Management Program.

Patricia Whitby

Dr. Patricia Whitby is Brown and Caldwell’s Water Stewardship Program Implementation Lead based in Colorado. In this role she supports clients in developing the framework to deliver on water commitments or goals. This includes resources and processes designed to capture and report

Fred Jung

Fred Jung has established a notable presence in the political and community spheres of Orange County, particularly in Fullerton, where his journey reflects a commitment to public service, entrepreneurship, and the arts. Mayor Pro Tem Fred Jung was elected to serve a

Douglas Melnick

Douglas Melnick was named the City of San Antonio’s first Chief Sustainability Officer in March 2014. He oversaw the development of the SA Climate Ready Climate Action and Adaptation Plan that was adopted by City Council in October 2019 and covers municipal

Marco Velotta

Marco Velotta, MS, AICP, LEED Green Assoc. is a Planning Project Manager and Chief Sustainability Officer of the City of Las Vegas. He graduated from the University of Nevada in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Geography, Math minor and a

Valerie Rupp

Valerie provides support for our office’s growing climate and resilience portfolio. She has prior experience as a public lands professional and is skilled in partnership building, nonprofit management, communications, planning, and project management. Before joining our office, she served as the Executive

Oliver Kroner

Oliver Kroner is the Director of City of Cincinnati Office of Environment & Sustainability. His work focuses on climate science and urban policy, including energy, transportation, waste, and food systems. He has served in the Office of Environment & Sustainability since 2016,

Samuel Gaber

Samuel Gaber works as an Environmental Protection Specialist with the Resilience, Sustainability, and Energy Management (RESM) Program with the Office of the Chief Readiness Support Officer. In his role, he has supported DHS by conducting an analysis and evaluation of resilience hub

Crystall Merlino

As the Director for the Resilience, Energy, and Sustainability, Crystall is responsible for strategy, oversight, and delivery of the program for the Department of Homeland Security. She is responsible for implementing policy and guidance for the Department on climate change adaptation and