2015 Storm Water Management Workshop
Saint Joseph's University Campus
Ms. Bisbee is currently responsible for the management of the Zoo’s Capital Program, having held a number of positions including the overall management of facilities operations. She is responsible for preparing and implementing the Zoo’s long-range development and facilities master plans. Related activities include developing and implementing the Zoo’s annual capital budget; overseeing the project management activities; and developing and implementing facilities related sustainability initiatives.
She has managed the completion of projects worth more than $144 million including the award winning Bank of America Big Cat Falls (2007 AZA Exhibit of the year Award) and the award winning McNeil Avian Center (2010 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Significant Achievement Award, Recently completed projects include The Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo and the Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center. The $32 million dollar LEED Gold Hamilton Family children’s Zoo, known as KidzooU is a ground breaking educational facility. The $24 million Intermodal Transportation Center includes a 684space parking garage and a federally funded streetscape and traffic improvement project.
Sarah Dougherty, Natural Resources Defense Council.
Sarah Dougherty is a Welch Environmental Innovation Fellow at NRDC, focusing on finance work in green stormwater infrastructure and clean energy. She has a work and an educational background in economics and finance, including 7 years at the Federal Reserve Bank. There she led, at different points, economic education and energy analysis. She had shorter stints at the Coalition for Green Capital, C2ES, a small solar EPC and the Federal Home Loan Bank—focused on asset backed securities risk analysis. Sarah is originally from Atlanta, GA and has a MA in economics with a focus in public policy.
Charlotte Katzenmoyer, Director of Public Works, City of Lancaster
Ms. Katzenmoyer has been the Director of Public Works for the City of Lancaster since May 2001. She graduated from the University of Akron; Akron, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and graduated from Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA with Master of Science in Environmental Engineering. Ms. Katzenmoyer spent the first 10 years of her career working for an environmental consulting firm near Philadelphia. As the Director of Public Works with the City of Lancaster she has responsibility for approximately 200 employees with an annual operating budget of $50 million and capital budget of $50 million. The water and wastewater systems of the City serve not only the City proper, but nine municipalities surrounding the City with a population of over 140,000 residents. She is responsible for managing a new stormwater management fee program based on impervious area of each property and generates an annual budget of $5 million to meet the Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction program and other CSO efforts.
Larry Levine, Natural Resources Defense Council
Larry Levine is a senior attorney in the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Water Program, working primarily on urban water quality issues in the Northeast region, including in Philadelphia, and at the national policy level. His work focuses especially on promoting the use of “green infrastructure” as a sustainable solution to polluted stormwater runoff and raw sewage overflows. Larry was previously a clinical fellow in environmental law at the Georgetown University Law Center, and is a graduate of Yale Law School and Tulane University. Larry blogs on green infrastructure and other water resources protection issues at http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/llevine/ and has authored or co-authored a number of NRDC’s reports on green infrastructure, available at http://www.nrdc.org/water/pollution/rooftopsII/default.asp.