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Lindsey Peavey Reeves, PhD 2016

Alumni Stories

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    Joel Cesare, MESM 2012

    An advocate for bold thinking, Joel Cesare makes sustainable building decisions for Google locations around the world.

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    Kate Burchenal, MESM 2018

    Kate Burchenal turned her passion for the West's unique water management issues into a career in grantmaking for watershed health programs.

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    Lexie Bell, MESM 2008

    No stranger to the job hunt during uncertain economic times, Lexie Bell credits the Bren approach to networking for the path that led her to the Morro Bay National Estuary Program.

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    Lindsey Peavey Reeves, PhD 2016

    With the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Lindsey conducts research and translates this important information for public education.

  • Woman stands in front of landscape with windmills and water

    Roxanne Diaz, MESM 2018

    Roxanne Diaz used the power of networking to land a dream job in the Netherlands working on global freshwater issues with the World Fish Migration Foundation.

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    Natalie Shahbol, MESM 2018

    Her group project studying the impact of pesticides on water quality and endangered fish led to a research fellowship with the EPA, and later to a job with the World Wildlife Fund.

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    Adam Jorge, MESM 2015

    From studying agricultural pollution to working as a coordinator for the Clean Water Act, Adam Jorge talks about the journey to an EPA career.

  • Woman and two men canoeing in ocean

    Karen Askeland-Elliff, MESM 2016

    The attraction to protect pristine waterways drives Karen Askeland-Elliff's career as a water resources planner and environmental scientist.