Core Faculty and Staff

JAN BOLL– Co-Director & Professor- Civil and Environmental Engineering

JULIE PADOWSKICo-Director & Research Associate Professor- School of the Environment | Phone: (509) 335-8539

JACQUELINE McCABE– Principal Assistant | Phone: (509) 335-5531

ANNA JAMES– RWC Program Coordinator| Phone: (509) 335-1212

Executive Committee

Ani Jayakaran – Faculty, Extension (ANR Unit, Washington Stormwater Center)

Interests: green stormwater infrastructure, outreach, hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, land use change


Kris Johnson-Professor, Animal Sciences

Interests: air/atmosphere, animals/wild life, global change, nutrition, sustainability, waste issues


Kent Keller – Professor, School of the Environment (SoE)

Interests: water/watershed; sustainability; chemicals/chemistry


Advisory Committee

Amanda Boyd Communication

Amanda Boyd– Co-Director of IREACH, Associate Professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Interests: environmental and health risk communication , energy policy, indigenous health, media representations of risk


Jesse Brunner – Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Interests: evolutionary ecology of infectious disease, especially amphibian disease and tick-borne disease

Lynne Carpenter-Boggs -Professor & Chair, Crop and Soil Sciences

Interests: Sustainable and Organic Agriculture: biological soil

Yonas Demissie Civil Engineering

Yonas Demissie– Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Interests: surface and subsurface hydrology


Katherine Kraszewki – Assistant Professor, School of Design and Construction

Interests: Sustainable landscape design methodology, low impact development practices and policy as a means towards sustainable stormwater management


Kevan Moffett – Associate Professor, School of the Environment

Interests: heterogeneous, non-linear, and dynamic coupling of physical and biological flow and transport pathways in the hydrological cycle – particularly the physics of shallow groundwater, soil water, and surface water movement and how plant water uptake facilitates this movement  or ‘gets in the way’.


Jonah Piovia-Scott -Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Interests: xxx


Former Executive Committee Members

Jolie Kaytes, School of Design and Construction

Von P. Walden, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Francene Watson, Teaching & Learning

Steve Bollens, School of Environment

Asaph Cousins, Biological Sciences

Keith Blatner, Natural Resources Sciences

Emmett Fiske, Community and Rural Sociology

Markus Flury, Crop and Soil Sciences

Andy Ford, Environmental Science and Regional Planning

Howard Grimes, Plant Sciences, Biotechnology

David Gruenewald, Teaching and Learning

Heidi Jarvis, School of Music

Jeff Joireman, Marketing

Jim Kropf, Northwest District Director, Interim Pierce County Director

Nick Lovrich, Political Science

Dave Evans, Biological Sciences

David Sprott, Carson College of Business

George Mount, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Todd Norton, Communications

William Pan, Crop and Soil Sciences

Lynda Paznokas, Teaching and Learning

David Pietz, History

Eugene Rosa, Sociology

Michael Salvador, Communications

Phil Wandschneider, Economic Sciences

Kent Keller, School of the Environment

Brian Lamb, Professor- Civil & Environmental Engineering

Babu John Mariadoss, Carson College of Business


Broader CEREO Network