Margaret has wide-ranging experience in stormwater system treatment design, erosion and sediment control design, floodplain management, hydrologic, hydraulic, and pollutant load modeling studies. Margaret earned her B.A., graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Colorado. She also earned her M.A. from the University of Colorado specializing in Fluvial Geomorphology, Hydrology, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Prior to starting Watershed in 2005, she worked performing technical reviews of stormwater permit applications, providing technical stormwater treatment design assistance, performing jurisdictional determinations for stormwater permits, and developing and implementing the Multi Sector General Permit (MSGP) program for regulating stormwater runoff from industrial sites. She also worked for the State of Vermont, River Management Program as the State Floodplain Coordinator where she was responsible for the statewide coordination, scientific review, analysis of policies, and development of program activities for fluvial hazard risk assessment, flood hazard mitigation, and riparian corridor protection projects.