SEPI’s team of scientists, planners, and engineers provide a wealth of knowledge and experience in the environmental field. Our team has served a wide range of clients in the private, municipal, state, and federal arenas.
Anna has over 15 years of environmental and technical experience. She has considerable knowledge of scientific principles related to the preservation, restoration, and mitigation of wetlands and streams as well as the function and importance of these systems in the ecosystem.
She is experienced in the completion of wetland and stream delineation, stream identification, 404/401 Nationwide permit applications/Individual Permit applications, NC Division of Water Resources Buffer and Variance applications, vegetative monitoring, endangered species surveys, and critical habitat assessments.
In addition, she has experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation, GPS data collection, and GIS analysis mapping.
Anna holds a BS in Natural Resources Management/Water Resources Management from Western Carolina University.
Bill has over 34 years of experience in the environmental field. His experience includes reviewing and approving permits as well as interpreting and applying federal environmental laws. He has performed and prepared a full range of permit documentation including environmental assessments and endangered species and cultural resource evaluations; assessed large transportation projects; and managed a wide range of projects.
He has coordinated with numerous federal, state, and local agencies and has experience interacting with the public. He also has experience supervising and training employees.
Bill holds a BS in Recreation Resources Administration from North Carolina State University and a AAS in Parks and Recreation Management from the State University of New York at Delhi.
Bob has over 24 years of experience as an environmental scientist. He has experience managing and conducting stream and wetland restoration projects for various public and private clients throughout the eastern United States.
His experience includes conducting wetland and stream delineations as well as endangered species surveys. In addition, he has experience conducting Section 404/401 and NCDEQ buffer permitting.
Bob holds a BS in Biology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS).
Chris has 15 years of experience in the environmental field including managing projects as an Environmental Scientist and Aquatic Biologist. His experience includes managing and leading natural resource investigations throughout all eco-regions of the Southeast including jurisdictional wetland and stream delineations; wetland and stream mitigation and monitoring; threatened and endangered species surveys; natural systems assessments; benthic macroinvertebrate sampling; stream classifications; stream mitigation construction oversight; and natural community classification.
In addition, he has extensive experience with GIS/GPS post-processing and graphics mapping as well as preparing, reviewing, and submitting documents including natural resource technical reports (NRTRs), Environmental Impact Statement’s (EIS), and Environmental Assessment’s (EA) for federal and state governments. He also has extensive experience leading field verification meetings with NC Division of Water Resources and the Army Corps of Engineers and has completed numerous Nationwide and Individual Permits.
Chris holds a BS in Botany from North Carolina State University and is certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS).
Jason has over 20 years of extensive environmental consultant, state, and federal experience. He has managed and worked on projects requiring essential fish habitat assessments, SAV and macroinvertebrate surveys for NCDOT bridge replacements, harbor dredge monitoring for USACOE, and beach nourishment.
He has also performed sediment profiles and sediment analysis, botanical surveys, CAMA permitting, wetland mitigation site setup and monitoring, wetland delineations, and wetland and stream mapping.
Jason has experience with stream geomorphology surveys, salinity intrusion surveys, water quality collection, biogeochemistry, benthic assessments, fish collection/identification, shell fish surveys, telemetry, instrument maintenance and installation, data compilation, analysis, and report writing.
Jason holds a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and an AA in Marine Technologies from Cape Fear Community College.
Vice President / NC Manager of Planning + Environmental + GIS
Rajit has 15 years of transportation planning and engineering experience and has managed more than 100 projects of varying complexity for clients statewide. He is proficient in state and federal policies and procedures and has completed numerous projects involving Complete Streets, multimodal design, streetscapes, and bicycle and pedestrian improvements utilizing AASHTO and NACTO guidelines.
Additionally, Rajit’s expertise spans greenway facilities, feasibility studies, SEPA/NEPA, urban planning, environmental screening, permitting, parking, traffic noise analysis, and grant assistance. A proven project engineer, he leads multi-disciplinary teams with a focus on planning, collaboration, and engaging project stakeholders effectively.
Rajit holds a MS in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Technology Civil Engineering from the University of Kerala. He also holds a NCDOT Complete Streets Certification.