Research Team Bios

Maureen Kerner
Research Engineer
Maureen Kerner
  • Professional Engineer, State of California
  • MS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University, 2002
  • BS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996
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Research Engineer, Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento,

Associate Director, EPA Region 9 Environmental Finance Center at Sacramento State,
  • State and local agency support in building technical, managerial, financial, and equitable
    (TMFE) capacity for drinking water and clean water programs, particularly in small and disadvantaged communities
  • Funding and financing opportunities, including state and federal grants and loans, rate development, revenue assessments, and asset management
  • Risk and resiliency planning
  • Stormwater characterization studies and BMP performance assessments
  • Low impact development modeling and implementation
  • Fine sediment particle analysis for Lake Tahoe TMDL planning
  • Stormwater resource plans, including multiple benefit and one water approaches
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, SPCC plans, and Phase I assessments for commercial and industrial facilities
Professional Interests: Technical, managerial, financial, and equitable (TMFE) capacity building, asset management; grant/loan applications; risk and resiliency planning;
low impact development; stormwater modeling; stormwater permit compliance;
BMP performance assessments