Faith A. Fitzpatrick US Geological Survey

Dr. Faith Fitzpatrick is a research hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center in Madison, WI with 30 years of experience in fluvial geomorphology studies. She has spent much of her career studying the geomorphology of rivers in the Great Lakes region. Her area of expertise is in historical geomorphology, specifically identifying …

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Rob Benedict PHMSA

Mr. Benedict serves as the Senior Regulations Officer within the Standards and Rulemaking Division of the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety is Part of the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Mr. Benedict has been with PHMSA since 2010. As Senior Regulations Officer Mr. Benedict …

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Dave Westerholm NOAA

Dave Westerholm is a Senior Executive with the U.S. Government who currently serves as the Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Office of Response and Restoration. His Emergency Response Program includes Scientific Support Coordinators who directly assist Federal On Scene Coordinators with environmental data, modeling, preparedness aids and training. He oversees NOAA’s …

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nancy Kinner

Dr Nancy E. Kinner UNH

Nancy Kinner is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UNH. She has been UNH director of the Coastal Response Research Center, a partnership between UNH and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and director of the Center for Spills in the Environment since 2004. The centers (www.crrc.unh.edu) bring together the resources of …

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Dr Rebecca Coward ITOPF

Dr Rebecca Coward is Technical Advisor at the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) and is based in London. Dr Coward joined ITOPF in 2010 with six years’ experience in aquatic pollution investigation, a first degree in Marine Environmental Science and a PhD which involved the development and testing of antifouling technology on algae, crustaceans …

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