SWEP Board Officer - Chair
Co-Chair Membership and Website/PR/Social Media Committees
Contact by Email |610-234-5402
Rebecca Buchanan is an Environmental Manager with AECOM in their Conshohocken, Pennsylvania office and is a Certified AECOM Project Manager and Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC). Rebecca has over fifteen years of experience in project management, environmental and natural resource permitting and impacts assessment, and electric utilities siting experience, and has worked on projects in a variety of fields including electrical utilities, oil and gas, and land development. Rebecca is also is a member of the Women's Energy Network (WEN), Pennsylvania Environmental Professionals (PAEP), the United Women's Hockey League, and Delaware Valley Women's Fly Fishing Association.
SWEP Board Officer - Treasurer
Contact by Email | 302-656-9600x118
SWEP Board Officer - Secretary,
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Contact by Email | 267-464-3625
Jessica Stearns is a geologist/project manager at GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA where she specializes in environmental site investigation and remediation. She currently manages several investigation and remediation projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, but also has project experience in Delaware, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, and West Virginia. Ms. Stearns holds a BS/BA in Geology and Applied Anthropology from Appalachian State University and a MS in Environmental Policy from the University of Denver. Prior to joining GZA in 2015, Ms. Stearns was a geologist at an engineering consulting firm located in Raleigh, NC. She has been a member of SWEP since 2015.
SWEP Board Member, Social and Technical Programs Committee Chair, &
Website/PR/Social Media Committee Chair
Environmental Standards, Inc.
Contact by Email |484-460-3917
Ammie Martin is a Senior Quality Assurance Chemist and the Corporate Quality Assurance and Training Specialist at Environmental Standards, Inc. out of their Valley Forge, PA office. Ms. Martin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Georgia Southern University. She has over 20 years of diverse environmental laboratory and quality assurance experience. As a Senior Technical Chemist, she manages several data validation projects; is responsible for the validation of organic, inorganic, and radiological analytical data; and audits laboratory facilities. As the Corporate Quality Assurance and Training Specialist, Ms. Martin oversees the company’s Learning Management System (LMS), prepares data validation standard operating procedures (SOPs), and develops internal training programs to train quality assurance chemists.
SWEP Board Member, Membership Committee Chair
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, LLC
Contact by Email |717-656-2300
Andrea DeCola currently hold a position as Senior Account Manager with Eurofins Environment Testing America. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Kutztown University in Environmental Science/Biology and has over 25 years of experience in the industry. Andrea’s experience in the environmental industry includes bench analytical, project management and business development for the environmental laboratory industry as well as business development for the environmental services/contracting industry. Andrea has served on the social committee as well as the fundraising committee for Touchstone Awards for SWEP.
SWEP Board Member, Scholarship & Grants Committee Chair
Laurel Klein is a Project Scientist at SLR Consulting where she specializes in Due Diligence Phase I & II ESAs including ground water sampling, soil sampling, and soil vapor intrusion assessments. She holds a BS in Environmental Science from Stockton University, with a minor in chemistry. Ms. Klein began her career following her graduation from Stockton in 2019. She has been a member of SWEP since 2019.
SWEP Board Member
Contact by Email |215-630-0824
Katie Eberhart is a Senior Environmental and Permitting Specialist at Orsted where she supports offshore wind project development. She brings to that role more than 21 years of experience primarily focused on managing natural resource related issues regulated by the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, FERC 7(c), RCRA/CERCLA, NEPA, and other federal and state regulatory programs. More specifically she has worked in the areas of wetland investigations and restoration monitoring; wildlife/threatened and endangered species studies; vegetation surveys; environmental permitting; habitat assessments; invasive species management; ecological risk assessment for CERCLA, RCRA, and state programs; and a variety of other environmental compliance programs.
Katie earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Muhlenberg College and an M.S. degree in Ecology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she studied lizard foraging ecology and got her start as an avid birdwatcher. She is on SWEP's Grants and Scholarships committee and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and the Wyncote Audubon Society.