Our Team

 

 
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PATRICIA MCGOVERN, PE
Sr. Project Manager/Regulatory Specialist

Patricia McGovern, a California-Certified Professional Engineer with over 20 years of experience (California Professional Engineer C62859), founded MME in September 2003. Prior to founding MME, Ms. McGovern worked as an Associate (i.e. Jr. Partner) at Carollo Engineers where she led several large wastewater planning and asset management projects. Ms. McGovern also worked for the Narragansett Bay Commission in Providence, Rhode Island where she helped direct the regulatory compliance and source control programs.         

Contact: Patricia McGovern
(415) 650-0103; pmcgovern@mmewater.com

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Steve McDonald, PE, MBA, LEED AP
Sr. Project Manager/Planning & Regulatory

Mr. McDonald is recognized in the water industry for his innovative contributions to the practice of integrated water utility planning, optimization, and regulatory compliance. These include sustainable and integrated water, wastewater, recycled water, and stormwater systems. He is an expert in sustainable green practices, including stormwater mining and low impact development. He is the creative director of numerous integrated engineering and financial software applications for planning and optimizing O&M and CIP programs. Mr. McDonald has managed and directed major master/facilities planning efforts for some of the largest cities and municipalities in the Western U.S. He has master-planned over $15 billion in wastewater facilities in the last 15 years, involving more than half the population of California and Nevada. These include wastewater master plans for the City and County of San Francisco; San José/Santa Clara serving Silicon Valley; the County of Sacramento; the City of Fresno; the Cities of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County, NV; Orange County Sanitation Districts; and others.

Contact: Steve McDonald
(415) 650-0102; smcdonald@mmewater.com

 
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John Pujol
Financial Analyst/Water Quality Specialist
jpujol@mmewater.com

Mr. Pujol is a civil and environmental engineer and economist, with experience in integrated engineering and financial models. He has a particular expertise in product development, water quality testing and consumer water treatment products. He also specializes in: economic assessments and business strategy; public relations strategy; and marketing. Mr. Pujol studied at Boston University, where he received a BS in Economics. He studied environmental engineering and water quality at the University of California, Berkeley, where he holds a Master’s of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering..

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Robert bourke
Environmental scientist

Mr. Bourke is an environmental scientist with three decades of design and field experience managing coastal and civil engineers, chemists, physicists, and planners to mitigate the impacts of civil structures on the water environment. This includes environmental and local limits assessments for the City & County of Honolulu’s Sand Island WWTP 3-mile ocean outfall. Mr. Bourke’s expertise lies at the juncture of ecology and engineering, understanding the structure, functions and services provided by the ecosystems impacted as a result of human activities, and how to minimize and mitigate for these losses through the restoration of near-by ecosystems.

 

 
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Yale Bertolucci
Sr. Construction Manager/Field Materials Testing
ybertolucci@mmewater.com

Mr. Bertolucci has over thirty nine years of experience in the field of geotechnical exploration, lab testing as well as construction material inspection and testing as an engineering technician. He has extensive experience on a wide range of private and public works projects as a construction inspector, for which he provides field exploration, laboratory testing services in addition to field construction inspection, material testing and project management. He has created industry relationships with leading construction material QA/QC providers, engineering professionals and public works agencies. 

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KIMBERLEE WEST
Environmental Engineer/Regulatory
kwest@mmewater.com

Ms. West is a project engineer who is well versed in water, wastewater, and stormwater issues. Her project experience ranges from performing weekly stormwater management site inspections to investigating the source of contamination of the SFPUC’s water supply by examining sampling procedures in the field. She reviewed SWPPPs and developed NOIs for stormwater projects, and has surveyed water, wastewater, and stormwater agencies nationally and locally for their rates and rate formats. She has been involved in construction management for a local WWTP upgrade. Ms. West earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and MS from the University of California, Berkeley in the Environmental Engineering program, focusing on renewable energy resources and molecular microbiology transcriptomics as it relates to bioremediation. 

 
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BRIAN STUETZEL
Civil/Structural engineer
bstuetzel@mmewater.com

Mr. Stuetzel received his degree in Civil Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Since then, Mr. Stuetzel has been working on the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headworks Facility, where he was responsible for design of walls, slabs, columns and roofs using concrete design requirements, as well as steel design for columns and beams. In addition, Mr. Stuetzel has reviewed structural calculations for mechanical equipment to ensure compliance with strength and code requirements.

 
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Victoria tennant
Public Outreach/Data Analytic Specialist
vtennant@mmewater.com

Ms. Tennant has significant experience in public outreach combined with business data analytic services. She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was in the International Honors Society in Psychology. She has specialized training in social psychology and research methods, and organizational leadership. Ms. Tennant has successfully managed public relations program elements for a wide range of public and private clients, including: the Santa Barbara Polo and Racket Club (managing events for up to 300 people); and the Palm Beach, FL Polo Club. She has developed optimized data collection methods, and leveraged analytical tools to develop efficient “backend” systems for real time optimization programs.

Tyler layne
mechanical/instrumentation
tlayne@mmewater.com

Mr. Layne is experienced in automation and controls using the latest in remote wireless sensors and real-time optimization. Formerly he was engaged by Itron, inc. (Oakland) a technology and energy services company. His recent experience with MME includes project engineer for the planning and design of a wireless real-time optimization system for the RAS pumping and solids retention time (SRT) system for the 53 mgd Honouliuli Wastewater Treatment Plant in Oahu, HI. He is also the project engineer for the concept planning report of a microgrid system for a private client using advanced energy storage, load control, and state-of-the-art analytics

 

 

DAVE EWING

Project Role:
Sr. Environmental/Construction Support/Cost Estimating

Mr. Ewing has over 39 years of engineering construction experience with particular emphasis on the planning and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants and pumping facilities, water storage facilities, stormwater pumping plants, hydroelectric projects and other water resource/recovery projects in California.  Mr. Ewing has a comprehensive understanding of various contract delivery methods, risk management, scheduling, cost estimating, quality control, safety and conflict resolution. 

 

Vinod Badani, PE

Project Role:
Civil/ Structural Engineer

Mr. Badani has more than 40 years of extensive experience as a civil/structural project engineer as well as project manager design experience, including wastewater and water treatment plants, water reclamation and reuse facilities, water storage tanks and reservoirs, pipelines, fossil fuel power plants, manufacturing plants, and office buildings for both industrial and municipal clients across the United States. His experience includes program and project management, planning, and civil/structural design. He has prepared feasibility studies and master plans and has performed preliminary and final design engineering. He has provided design services during construction, construction management, and overall program and project management.

 

LOREN WEINBRENNER, PE

Project Role:
Sr. Project Civil/Environmental Design Engineer

Mr. Weinbrenner has more than 40 years of experience in the condition assessment of pipelines and in the conceptual planning, design, and preparation of specifications and cost estimates for a broad range of projects including transmission pipelines, water treatment, pump stations, and civil/site work. His expertise includes project and construction management and project management. He has been responsible for a wide range of water and gas projects with emphasis on pump station and pipeline design.

 

mark davis

Project Role:
Senior CADD Designer

Mr. Davis is a Senior CADD Designer with broad experience in producing engineering drawings for wastewater treatment facilities for pumping, conveyance, treatment, reclamation, and disposal facilities. His experience also includes generating a wide variety of graphics including those for environmental studies and hazardous waste projects, including developing color or mono figures such as contour maps, location maps, well logs, project schedules, and proposals. Experience with AutoCAD 2002, and AutoCAD Land Development Desktop software.