Research Team Bios

Maureen Mathias Kerner, P.E.
Research Engineer
Maureen Kerner
  • MS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University, 2002
  • BS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996
  • Professional Engineer, State of California




Associate Director, Environmental Finance Center EPA Region 9 at Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento, 2018–present
  • Technical, managerial, and financial (TMF) capacity development for water and wastewater utilities as well as state agency programs
  • Funding and financial planning for all aspects of water resource projects and programs (drinking water, stormwater, wastewater, watershed planning, etc.)
Research Engineer, Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento,
2006–present
  • Low Impact Development Modeling
  • Stormwater Permit Compliance
  • Fine Sediment Particle Analysis and Lake Tahoe TMDL
  • Stormwater Characterization Studies
  • Stormwater Control Measure/Best Management Practice Performance Assessments
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance of Stormwater Data
  • De-icing and Anti-icing Applications for Stormwater Management
Project Engineer, Golder Associates Inc., Roseville CA, 2002–2006
  • Geo-environmental projects, including landfill, surface impoundment, groundwater contamination, and impacted soil investigations
  • Regulatory plans, closure plans, SWPPPs, and SPCC plans for commercial and industrial facilities
Professional Interests: Technical, managerial, and financial capacity development; low impact development; stormwater modeling; stormwater permit compliance; BMP performance assessments