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The project management team is comprised of individuals from King County, UW, representatives from the cities of SeaTac, Covington, and Auburn, and the Department of Ecology.

KING COUNTY
Jim Simmonds Retrofit Project Manager & Supervisor - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4825
Larry Jones Senior Water Quality Planner - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4718
Curt Crawford Section Manager - Stormwater Services Section 206-477-4675
Doug Navetski Supervisor-Engineer IV - Stormwater Services Section 206-477-4783
Doug Osterman Watershed Coordinator - WRIAs 8 & 9 206-477-4793
David Batts Engineer III - Stormwater Services Section 206-477-4636
Jeff Burkey Hydrologist & Computer Modeler - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4658
Curtis DeGasperi Engineer III & Computer Modeler - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4677
David Funke Engineering Lead, Hydrology - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4692
Daniel T. Smith Engineer II - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4827
Brendan Grant Engineer II - Science and Technical Support Section 206-477-4698

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Professor Erkan Istanbulluoglu Assistant Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering 206-543-7923
Dr. Richard R. Horner Research Associate Professor - Landscape Architecture & Civil Engineering, Adjunct Associate Professor - Center for Urban Horticulture 206-782-7400 or 206-543-9240
Professor Robert Edmonds Professor - School of Forest Resources
Olivia Mary Wright Modeling Intern - Graduate student in the Hydrology and Water Resource Department 404-216-7890

OTHER PARTNERS
Ben Parish Engineering Technician II - City of Covington 253-638-1110, ext. 2273
Ed O'Brien Washington State Department of Ecology 360-407-6438
Mindy Roberts Washington State Department of Ecology 360-407-6804
Don Robinett Stormwater Compliance Manager - City of SeaTac 206-973-4722
Chris Thorn Water Quality Programs Coordinator - City of Auburn 253-804-5065
Dino Marshalonis Stormwater Technical Coordinator - US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Water and Watersheds 206-553-1519

Partnering Roles

University of Washington (in kind match ~$20k): UW Researchers will lead development of the water quantity and quality goals for the study. Secondly, the University will development and apply DHSVM watershed and SUSTAIN models, including visualization of model output for the study area. Dr. Erkan Istanbulluoglu and Dr. Bob Edmonds are principal investigators, and Dr. Rich Horner is a contributing investigator.

Cities of Auburn, Covington, and SeaTac (in kind match ~$5k each): Stormwater managers from these three cities participate in the project management team that provides technical guidance, oversight, and review for the project.

Cities of Black Diamond, Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Kent, Maple Valley, Normandy Park, Renton, and Tukwila (no match): Stormwater managers from these cities support this project and will participate as their budgets allow by providing input and reviewing products.

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe (no match): Staff from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe will participate as their time and budget allows by providing input and reviewing products.

Department of Ecology (no match): Staff from the Washington State Department of Ecology will participate in the project management team, and provide input at each stage of the project, and review project deliverables.

WRIA 9 Forum (no match): The WRIA 9 Forum will be briefed and provide input at all stages of the project. The Forum has representatives from each jurisdiction within the WRIA, along with state and federal agencies, tribes, businesses, and environmental groups.

For more information about the Stormwater Retrofit Project, please contact Jim Simmonds, Project Manager, Science and Technical Support Section.