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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Profile

Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results.

Skill Highlights
  • Business operations organization
  • Employee relations
  • New product delivery
  • Leadership/communication skills
Core Accomplishments
Director/Chief Executive Officer of the public clean water utility for the greater Seattle region. Protect public health, enhance the environment through sustainable practices of treating and reclaiming water, recycling solids and generating renewable energy. Build and develop outstanding partnerships and contractual relationships with cities and local sewer utilities to provide outstanding wastewater management services. Serve 1.5 million people in sustainable waste management, including urban areas of King County and parts of south Snohomish County and northeast Pierce County. Lead the largest wastewater service provider in the Pacific Northwest and manage a broad range of environmental initiatives and sustainability programs. Provide strong leadership and mission-driven motivation for over 600 staff in all areas of operations, maintenance, planning, capital improvement and construction. Provide strategic leadership for budget development, rate setting, performance management, staff leadership development, and critical succession planning. Develop and oversee annual operating budget of $120M and $260M for capital programs for an asset portfolio valued over $6B. Develop and hold organization accountable for Performance metrics to ensure financial accountability and sustainability for our public dollars
Professional Experience
Director, 01/2010 - Current
Sanne Group , , Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd.aspx Director/Chief Executive Officer of the public clean water utility for the greater Seattle region. Protect public health, enhance the environment through sustainable practices of treating and reclaiming water, recycling solids and generating renewable energy. Build and develop outstanding partnerships and contractual relationships with cities and local sewer utilities to provide outstanding wastewater management services. Serve 1.5 million people in sustainable waste management, including urban areas of King County and parts of south Snohomish County and northeast Pierce County. Lead the largest wastewater service provider in the Pacific Northwest and manage a broad range of environmental initiatives and sustainability programs. Provide strong leadership and mission-driven motivation for over 600 staff in all areas of operations, maintenance, planning, capital improvement and construction. Provide strategic leadership for budget development, rate setting, performance management, staff leadership development, and critical succession planning. Develop and oversee annual operating budget of $120M and $260M for capital programs for an asset portfolio valued over $6B. Develop and hold organization accountable for Performance metrics to ensure financial accountability and sustainability for our public dollars.
Math and Science Instructor, 01/1 - Current
Granite Construction Inc Elko, NV, (LEI) http://living-earth.org/ Seattle, WA Direct, manage, and lead the 501(3)(c) non-profit organization. The Living Earth Institute (LEI) is a Seattle-based non-profit providing technical and organizational assistance and education to community-based organizations worldwide. Employ strategic principles and leadership to successfully implement the mission is to empower communities to protect their health and environment through the sustainable use of water resources. Co-founded LEI in 1999, and provide advocacy and organizational skills to partner with numerous community organizations to help them achieve their goals. LEI prioritizes effective and sustainable sanitation solutions and works in areas where people face stark social and economic discrimination and are typically overlooked by other aid and development organizations. Identify partners within the communities to define their needs and provide the resources to meet them through the application of the principles of sustainability. Provide strategies to go beyond the construction of facilities and involve extensive outreach and training to increase income generation capability amongst women, improved literacy, and technical skills. LEI works with its partners to employ locally appropriate and sustainable business practices. The work is supported by individuals, foundations and grants and implements and has establish and met success metrics for projects in Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria and El Salvador, and China (Tibet). Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) Manage and lead a diverse group of staff and professionals for the WTD West Section and the West Point Treatment Plant. The Section consists of 150 individuals responsible for operations and maintenance of the largest wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment system in Washington State. Duties include managing staff, directing projects, and managing the $40M annual operating budget. Responsible for environmental compliance, community participation, and interfacing with King County Council on various projects and issues. Institute workforce productivity initiatives, team performance metrics, and lead division-wide teams to improve wastewater services and process. Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) Managed of 130 individuals responsible for project delivery on WTD capital and asset management projects. It includes engineering staff, project managers, facilities inspection staff and construction managers who work together in a project environment to assess asset conditions and deliver essential wastewater facilities within defined budgetary and schedule constraints. Responsible for construction budgets of $80M per year to manage over $3 billion in WTD assets. Supervise project development, environmental permitting, and land acquisition staff for construction of wastewater treatment projects in the Seattle/King County region. Develop and manage the Owner Controlled Insurance Programs ($35M) for the Brightwater Regional Wastewater Treatment System. Develop and manage the WTD Environmental Compliance and Monitoring Program for WTD construction activities. Completed all the environmental permitting and acquisition work for $1.8B Brightwater system on schedule and within budget and King County Department of Natural Resources Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) project manager for King County Department of Natural Resources. Project priorities included contaminated sediment TMDLs in urban areas, water quality TMDLs, and development of a TMDL process and policies in conjunction with EPA and the Department of Ecology. Bellevue, Washington Lead the Water Quality Section at the Northwest Regional Office on an interim assignment. Supervised over 40 professional staff in water quality programs including municipal permitting, industrial permitting, TMDLs and non-point activities. Participated in hiring professional staff and budgetary issues for the Water Quality Program in the Bellevue office and statewide. Bellevue, Washington Professional Engineer in the Water Quality Program responsible for water quality assessments, permitting, and issuance, negotiation, and management of industrial environmental permits and engineering review. Duties also include coordination with stakeholders, prioritization of watershed needs, industrial facility inspections, compliance evaluations, engineering evaluation of appropriate wastewater and stormwater treatment technologies. Aranyapratet, Thailand Conducted teacher training courses and individual tutoring on the subjects of physics and mathematics for Cambodian teachers and local students.
Engineer, 01/1983 - 01/1986
U.S. Peace Corps , , Nepal In collaboration with UNICEF, the U.S. Peace Corps, and the Nepalese government, designed, organized and constructed community drinking water systems and sanitation projects in Eastern Nepal. Coordinated and supervised 8 technicians and over 40 workers to successfully construct 4 community water supply and sanitation systems.
Education
License: License and Memberships, Expected in 2010
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GPA:
Status - Professional License and Memberships 2010- State of Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant Group IV Certification (No. 7936)
Master of Science: Engineering, Expected in 1997
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University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
GPA:
Status - Master of Science in Engineering 1997 Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Washington, Seattle
Professional Engineer: , Expected in 1992
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Living Earth Institute Board - Seattle, Washington
GPA:
Status - 1992- State of Washington Registered Professional Engineer (No. 29029)
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering, Expected in 1983
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Northwestern University - Evanston, Illinois
GPA:
Status - Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering 1983 Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Certifications
IV Certification State of Washington Registered Professional Engineer (No. 29029)
Professional Affiliations
Manage and lead a diverse group of staff and professionals for the WTD West Section and the West Point Treatment Plant. The Section consists of 150 individuals responsible for operations and maintenance of the largest wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment system in Washington State. Duties include managing staff, directing projects, and managing the $40M annual operating budget. Responsible for environmental compliance, community participation, and interfacing with King County Council on various projects and issues. Institute workforce productivity initiatives, team performance metrics, and lead division-wide teams to improve wastewater services and process
Publications
Leveraging Opportunities and Overcoming Barriers for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery International Water Association Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal. The Evolution of a Regional Wastewater Management System Asian Development Bank, Asia Water Week Manila, Philippines. Elements of Successful Projects: Brightwater Case Study Water & Wastewater Management Summit, Los Vegas, NV. Management of Large-scale Wastewater Treatment Systems Waste Management Association Conference and Annual Meeting, Krabi, Thailand. Asset Management from the 'Bottom to the Top' Water Environment Federation Utility Management Proceedings Utility Managers Conference. TMDLs and Contaminated Sediments: A Watershed Approach to Sediment Remediation Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association, Water Environment Federation, Bellevue WA. Removing Pentachlorophenol Industrial Wastewater, Water Environment Federation. Regulating Shipyards in Washington State Southern States Environmental Conference, Biloxi, MS. Industrial Point Sources Department of Ecology Watershed Workshop, Bellevue WA. Stormwater Runoff from Wood Preserving Facilities Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association, SeaTac, WA. Recommendations for Clean Water Act Compliance for the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company National Resources Defense Council and the San Diego Baykeeper. Pollution Prevention in NPDES Permitting Pollution Prevention Roundtable Conference, Miami Beach, FL Use of PRELIM software for Development of local Effluent Limitations Regional Pretreatment Conference, Portland, OR.
Presentations
Provided numerous presentations to local, regional and national government bodies, councils, committees, community organizations, conferences, and nonprofit groups related to wastewater, fecal management, environmental policies, and projects. Specific conference presentations and publications include 05/15 Co-Author, "Technology Selection Based on Infrastructure Asset Management", International Water Association Conference Proceedings Provided numerous presentations to local, regional and national government bodies, councils, committees, community organizations, conferences, and nonprofit groups related to wastewater, fecal management, environmental policies, and projects Presentations and Publications
Skills
Wastewater, Metrics, Sanitation, Permitting, Training, Discrimination, Increase, Its, Organizational Skills, Solutions, Water Resources, Engineer, Water Quality, Wastewater Treatment, Budget, Quality Program, Hydrology, Industrial Facility, Inspections, Watershed, Environmental Compliance, Site Assessments, Maintenance, Operations, Environmental Permitting, Project Development, Accountable For, Financial Accountability, Leadership Development, Million, Performance Management, Public Health, Succession Planning, Waste Management, Wastewater Management, Water Supply, Water Systems, Collection, Epa, Natural, Project Manager, Asset Management, Budgets, Inspection, Municipal, Instructor, Mathematics, Clean Water Act, Concrete, Environmental Policies, Industrial Wastewater, Large-scale, Needs Assessment, Npdes, Pollution, Pollution Control, Remediation, San, Sediment Remediation, Storage Area Network, Treatment Systems, Iv Certification, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Environmental Engineering

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School Attended

  • University of Washington
  • Living Earth Institute Board
  • Northwestern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director
  • Math and Science Instructor
  • Engineer

Degrees

  • License
  • Master of Science
  • Professional Engineer
  • Bachelor of Science

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