fense Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she was involved in environmental policy issues, including wetlands regulation and enforcement. Ms. Strand is chair of the Wetlands and Water Quality Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law.


Paul Wagner is biology program manager at the Washington Department of Transportation. He earned a B.S. from Juniata College (1986). He has served on a number of review panels, including a National Cooperative Highway Research Program synthesis study of ecology and transportation issues. Mr. Wagner participated in a technical oversight committee that developed a set of ecological models and methodologies for wetland functions assessment for Washington based on the hydrogeomorphic method concepts.


J.M. Yowell (retired) was state highway engineer at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. He earned a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky (1959). Mr. Yowell has 45 years of experience in the transportation industry and has held such positions as project manager for an engineering and construction firm and vice-president for multimillion dollar construction firms. He has served on a number of advisory boards including the Advisory Board of Kentucky Transportation Center at the University of Kentucky, Industry Advisory Board of Civil Engineering Department.



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