International Programs Team
Steve is a civil engineer with over 25 years experience in water and sanitation. His experience encompasses a myriad of settings — from the Kurdish refugee camps in Northern Iraq to post-war rehabilitation in Bosnia Herzegovina to gravity flow water systems in rural Nepal with the Peace Corp to research efforts on UV Disinfection in the US and Canada with the Water Research Foundation.
Steve has been with the International Programs group at Water 1st since its inception. He evaluates our partner organizations’ water and sanitation efforts, and reviews project-funding requests. Steve believes that sustainable water and sanitation systems are the cornerstones to economic development and true social justice.
Since 1988, Steve has worked for the Washington State Department of Health, serving as an Environmental Health Engineer with primary responsibility for the implementation of the State Drinking Water Program in the Seattle Regional Water System and in San Juan County. He provides technical professional expertise regarding water treatment, the design of public water supply facilities, drinking water quality and water system evaluations.
Professional Engineer, State of Washington
M.S. Environmental Engineer, University of Washington
B.S. Civil Engineering, Cum Laude, Marquette University
Washington State Dept. of Health, Office of Drinking Water
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