Technical Advisory Group

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is charged with overseeing the development of the technical components of the NGICP.

TAG objectives

  • Assist with defining the charge and the schedule for various technical tasks
  • Participate in developing technical task deliverables, including review and comments on final technical deliverables
  • Recruit the appropriate additional subject matter experts to be involved in various technical tasks
  • Oversee various milestones of deliverable development to ensure that technical deliverables are on schedule and on track to meet program needs

TAG members

  • Amy Stevens, Acting Division Chief (Watershed Management Operations), Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Bethany Bezak, Green Infrastructure Manager, DC Water, District of Columbia
  • Charlie Jewell, Director of Planning & Sustainability, Boston Water and Sewer Commission, Massachusetts
  • Claire Maulhardt, City Beautiful H2O Program Manager, Capital Region Water, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Jim Yurik, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Chicago, Illinois
  • Karlee Copeland, Inspections, Maintenance & Enforcement Section Chief, Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Kim Grove, Chief, Office of Compliance & Laboratories, City of Baltimore Department of Public Works, Maryland
  • Leslie Schehl, Supervising Engineer, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Lisa Sasso, Project Manager, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), Wisconsin
  • Lisa Treese, Senior Landscape Architect, Kansas City Water Services Department, Missouri
  • Megan Zeigler, Green Infrastructure Technical Coordinator, Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, Pennsylvania
  • Mike Adamow, Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planner, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), California
  • Valerie Rivers, Deputy Director of Logistics, Sewer & Water Board of New Orleans, Lousiana
  • Wes Sydnor, MS4 Program Manager, Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District, Kentucky

The structure of NGICP also includes a NGICP Certification Council to establish the program governance and a Strategic Advisory Group to develop the program’s vision.