Get to know our Water Resources team


Allan Foster
Staff Hydrogeologist II
Allan Foster
Staff Hydrogeologist II
"I love being able to couple and apply my passions for problem solving, hydrogeology and numerical modeling to produce innovative solutions for water resources problems. Working at LRE is a privilege because it allows me to pursue these passions through collaborating with highly skilled and talented colleagues to positively impact our communities."
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Andrew Case
PE - Senior Project Engineer
Andrew Case
PE - Senior Project Engineer
"I love problem solving and the art and science of water supply planning and management. Every day I get to come to work and combine these two passions in new and unique ways for our clients."
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Angela Schenk
Project Hydrogeologist
Angela Schenk
Project Hydrogeologist
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Ashley Moffatt
P.E. - Western Colorado Business Unit Manager
Ashley Moffatt
P.E. - Western Colorado Business Unit Manager
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Clinton Meyer
Staff Hydrogeologist II
Clinton Meyer
Staff Hydrogeologist II
"I enjoy the collaborative process of problem solving and have a passion for applying innovative solutions to complex and simple problems alike. "
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Cortney Brand
PG, PMP - President | CEO
Cortney Brand
PG, PMP - President | CEO
"There is nothing more energizing and satisfying than working with our staff and clients to solve complex water resources challenges and to help connect water to life."
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Dave Colvin
PG, PMP - Groundwater Team Leader
Dave Colvin
PG, PMP - Groundwater Team Leader
"Water and communication both connect people. I enjoy helping our clients enhance those connections by providing scientifically informed water planning for effective decision making and clear communication of water issues."
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Dave Hume
PG - Vice President - Midwest Operations, Senior Project Manager
Dave Hume
PG - Vice President - Midwest Operations, Senior Project Manager
"The most rewarding aspects of what I do are developing and maintaining long-term client relationships based on mutual trust and helping to solve their groundwater resource challenges by working with talented colleagues."
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Dick Wolfe
P.E. - Senior Advisor
Dick Wolfe
P.E. - Senior Advisor
"After retiring as the State Engineer of Colorado, I appreciate the opportunity to continue to use my 30+ years of experience to serve water users throughout Colorado and other western states. I enjoy finding innovative solutions to the many ongoing water challenges that exist with our clients."
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Eric Mangeot
P.E. - Senior Project Manger
Eric Mangeot
P.E. - Senior Project Manger
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Gary Gin
RG - Vice President of Arizona Operations
Gary Gin
RG - Vice President of Arizona Operations
"I bring enthusiasm and energy to solving complex water resource issues. The opportunity to meet or exceed our client's objectives with innovative engineering solutions is very rewarding to me."
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Greg Roush
PE - Senior Project Manager
Greg Roush
PE - Senior Project Manager
"What I love most is working with people to find effective and innovative solutions to the variety of water rights and water supply challenges we face in our society."
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Gregg Ten Eyck
PE - Senior Project Manager
Gregg Ten Eyck
PE - Senior Project Manager
"I love the work we do. We get to help our clients be more efficient as they use irrigation water to grow our food and as they deliver safe drinking water to grow our families."
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Hanna Anderson
E.I. - Engineer II
Hanna Anderson
E.I. - Engineer II
"Growing up near the ocean, the power of water has been ingrained in me. I love having a career that allows me to collaborate with others to find unique solutions to the needs of our clients while protecting our most precious resource."
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Jackie Tappan
Staff Hydrogeologist II
Jackie Tappan
Staff Hydrogeologist II
"Being an Arizona native, I have always respected water as a scarce resource. It wasn't until I started working at LRE Water that I began to fully understand the complexity that surrounds this precious asset. It is very rewarding to work on challenging, yet exciting, projects."
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Jacob Bauer
PG - Project Manager | Hydrogeologist
Jacob Bauer
PG - Project Manager | Hydrogeologist
"I enjoy the challenge of finding and helping to implement practical and cost-effective solutions to the issues our clients are faced with every day."
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Jamie Shaffer
Staff Hydrogeologist II
Jamie Shaffer
Staff Hydrogeologist II
"While living in the Sonoran Desert I have really come to appreciate how valuable water is to our society. I am excited and rewarded everyday knowing that what I do at LRE impoves peoples lives."
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Janet Williams
PE - Board Chair | Senior Project Manager
Janet Williams
PE - Board Chair | Senior Project Manager
"I thoroughly enjoy our clients and colleagues. It’s rewarding to take a contentious water rights issue and collaborate on a plan that works for everyone."
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Joel Barber
PE, Staff Hydrogeologist
Joel Barber
PE, Staff Hydrogeologist
"I love applying my passion for the earth sciences towards developing our most valuable resource: water. The opportunity to answer our client's toughest questions with innovative engineering solutions is a joy."
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Jon Ford
PE, CPG - Senior Project Manager
Jon Ford
PE, CPG - Senior Project Manager
"I am so very lucky to have worked with a special group of water professionals who have trusted me to solve their challenging groundwater problems."
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Jordan Furnans
PhD, PE.- Vice President & Manager - TX Operations
Jordan Furnans
PhD, PE.- Vice President & Manager - TX Operations
"Basically I get to use math and my own creativity to develop innovative solutions for my clients’ water problems. It is extremely rewarding to see how the results benefit clients and the communities they support."
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Kelsey Briggs
PE, Project Engineer
Kelsey Briggs
PE, Project Engineer
"The water rights industry is a very vast and complex system to manage and understand. It brings me great joy to be able to apply my love of problem solving and mathematics to assist our clients in navigating this complicated system in order to achieve effective solutions to their water-related issues."
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Lauren Handley
Senior Hydrogeologist
Lauren Handley
Senior Hydrogeologist
"I love how multi-faceted and unique water-related projects can be. I am energized by the process of navigating through the regulatory, engineering, and hydrogeological issues associated with my client's critical water projects."
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Martha Silks
P.G. - Lead Hydrogeologist
Martha Silks
P.G. - Lead Hydrogeologist
"I like what I do and it shows in my work and interaction with my clients. It is a challenge to develop a new or improve an existing groundwater supply and very rewarding to have done so successfully."
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Mary Presecan
PE, PMP - Vice President of Business Development | Senior Project Manager
Mary Presecan
PE, PMP - Vice President of Business Development | Senior Project Manager
"Water in the west, while very beautiful, is also very confusing. I enjoy working with clients and our water community to take the confusion out of water and provide solutions that are practical and appreciated."
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Matt Sparacino
Staff Hydrologist
Matt Sparacino
Staff Hydrologist
"I love the challenge of working to ensure reliable water supplies while also keeping our watersheds healthy."
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Michael Erion
P.E., C.F.M. - Senior Project Manager and Water Rights Practice Leader
Michael Erion
P.E., C.F.M. - Senior Project Manager and Water Rights Practice Leader
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Michaela Pedrazas
Staff Hydrogeologist
Michaela Pedrazas
Staff Hydrogeologist
"I love working to help design sustainable, context-specific, and user-centered solutions to secure water for our growing world."
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Mike Keester
Project Manager/Hydrogeologist
Mike Keester
Project Manager/Hydrogeologist
""I'm passionate about understanding how groundwater moves through and interacts with rocks in the subsurface. I enjoy working with my colleagues to apply that understanding through providing clients with efficient, effective, and economical groundwater resource solutions.""
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Mike Plante
PG, GISP - Lead Hydrogeologist
Mike Plante
PG, GISP - Lead Hydrogeologist
"I enjoy helping clients find solutions to their groundwater-supply needs, to maximize the potential yield of the resource, and maintain long-term sustainability."
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Mitch Kannenberg
PE - Senior Project Manager
Mitch Kannenberg
PE - Senior Project Manager
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Raúl Passerini
P.E., C.F.M. - Senior Project Manger
Raúl Passerini
P.E., C.F.M. - Senior Project Manger
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Rochelle Destrampe
RG, Senior Hydrogeologist
Rochelle Destrampe
RG, Senior Hydrogeologist
"Groundwater is essential in the Southwest. I enjoy being part of the LRE Water Team and professional community and strive to better understand and protect our resource."
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Roscoe Sopiwnik
GISP - Senior Environmental Scientist | Groundwater Supply | GIS
Roscoe Sopiwnik
GISP - Senior Environmental Scientist | Groundwater Supply | GIS
"Each day I look forward to solving highly complex groundwater supply and sustainability challenges for our clients through innovation, creativity, and efficiency as part of the LRE team."
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Scott Fifer
P.H. - Senior Advisor
Scott Fifer
P.H. - Senior Advisor
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Stephanie Luce
EI - Sr. Project Engineer
Stephanie Luce
EI - Sr. Project Engineer
"It makes me happy to work with a great team of people collectively geared towards providing creative, innovative, and ethical solutions to evolving water resource issues."
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