Melissa is a registered professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in wetland restoration and creation, flood protection, and water resources management. Melissa has significant experience in the preparation and review of planning-level engineering reports, construction plans and specifications, permit applications, and as-built plans for a variety of projects. Her technical background includes work in surface and groundwater hydrology, open channel hydraulics, and water supply operations analysis.

Melissa has a successful track record of managing multi-disciplinary teams to develop creative and collaborative solutions to project challenges. Her dedication to a project’s success can be seen through projects like the Lower Walnut Creek and Pacheco Marsh Restoration project which won Project of the Year in 2023 through the Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).