RRNW Portland Speaker Series April 11th, Maggie Skenderian, Upstream Consulting LLC

Join us April 11th for the next installment of the Portland RRNW Speaker Series.

Speaker: Maggie Skenderian, Upstream Consulting LLC
Title: Planning a restoration project – How will you know if it’s successful?

WhereLucky Lab Beer Hall in NW Portland  1945 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209

When: Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 pm Networking, 6:00 pm Presentation

Maggie Skenderian is the Owner and Principle of Upstream Consulting LLC.  Prior to starting her own firm in 2017, Maggie finished her 20-year career with the Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services as the Eastside Watersheds Manager – a position she held for 10 years. At BES, Maggie’s job focused on implementing a comprehensive watershed restoration program in Johnson Creek, with an emphasis on floodplain restoration, salmon habitat restoration and water quality improvements.  Her work also included planning and implementing multi-faceted green infrastructure and stormwater projects with a diverse set of stakeholders. Some of Maggie’s recent work involves creating a methodology for assessing the value of green infrastructure through an Asset Management inventory.

Maggie is a native New Englander and has a BS in Water Resources from the University of Vermont and an Executive Masters in Public Administration from Portland State University. She lives in SE Portland with her husband and two cats.

There is no charge for the event and you do not need to be an RRNW member to attend; however, we encourage you to join RRNW.  The current membership year is from February 9, 2017 through February 9, 2018, so don’t forget to renew your membership. By becoming a RRNW member you will receive a discount on registration fees for the annual River Restoration Symposium the first week in February and other benefits, connect to a network of restoration professionals, and help support future speaker events! Annual membership is only $50 ($25 students).

This event is sponsored by Biohabitats   

If you are interested in sponsoring future Portland RRNW speaker series events, please contact Mauria at mpappagallo@esassoc.com

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Past Speakers
  • Rose Wallick – March 2017
  • Desiree Tullos – December 2016
  • Janine Castro – October 2016
  • Matt Van Ess – March 2016
  • Mike Houck – November 2015
  • Celeste Searles Mazzacano – October 2015
  • Dan Bottom – June 2015
  • Bob Beschta – April 2015
  • Michael Pollock – December 2014
  • Laura Brophy – October 2014
  • Colin Thorne – June 2014
  • Bill Bradbury – April 2014
  • Stan Gregory – December 2013
  • Ken Bierly – October 2013
  • Janine Castro – October 2013