Network Liaison Assistance
Southeast New England municipalities, organizations and tribes interested in advancing stormwater management, ecological restoration or sustainable financing mechanisms will soon have access to a one-stop point of contact for SNEP Network services. Liaisons are in place to assist Southeast New England’s communities in accessing the technical assistance and training offered by the SNEP Network. Elizabeth Scott, serves as the Network Liaison for Rhode Island and Kimberly Groff as the Network Liaison for Massachusetts, both of whom have a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing the region’s water resources.
Elizabeth Scott Consulting: Rhode Island Liaison
Elizabeth has over thirty years’ experience in water quality assessment and planning, and water resources management in Rhode Island – serving as Deputy Chief in the Office of Water Resources at Rhode Island, Department of Environment Management where she managed the state’s water quality restoration (TMDL) and shellfish water quality monitoring programs. Throughout her career, she has worked to advance stormwater management policies, practices and guidance including assistance to municipalities in stormwater management planning, and assessing the feasibility of stormwater utilities. Elizabeth received a BS in Natural Resources from Cornell University, and MA in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island.
Kimberly Groff Consulting: Massachusetts Liaison
Kimberly has dedicated her 30 plus year career to advancing water quality at a project, state (Massachusetts) and regional (regional) scale. In her most recent role she served Director of the Watershed Planning Program, Division of Watershed Management with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) where she managed water policy development, Surface Water Quality Standards, ambient surface water monitoring, water quality assessment, the development of total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) and the creation of watershed plans to restore and protect water quality. While with MassDEP she has earned a reputation as a strategic thinker and agent of change for improved water quality. Kimberly received her Doctorate Degree from Georgia Institute of Technology School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.