Sarah joins Johnson Engineering from the Seminole Tribe of Florida where she worked as the Tribe’s Wildlife Biologist for six years. Her experience includes surveying and monitoring Florida wildlife including federal and state listed species such as the northern crested caracara, gopher tortoise, Everglade snail kite, Florida scrub jay and Florida panther. She has extensive experience in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Section 7 consultation under the Endangered Species Act, tribal laws and sovereignty as well as many other federal regulations. Her previous work also involved writing biological assessments for many types of projects, prescribed burn plans and other land management activities, in addition to, project and mitigation plan permitting and compliance, developing and maintaining project and species GIS databases, and community outreach. Sarah is an Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent (GTA-10-00083) and has several SCUBA certifications. Contact Sarah at [email protected].
Laura is the director of the firm’s planning and landscape architecture group. She joined Johnson Engineering in 2004 to lead the planning services in the firm’s Collier County office and is now the Department Director for all planning and landscape architecture efforts for Johnson Engineering. Laura manages projects that involve development feasibility studies, governmental coordination, preparation and presentation of land use and zoning applications, site planning, master planning, and design. She has 20 years of professional experience in the planning field, in both the public and private sector. Prior to joining Johnson Engineering, Laura served five years as a planner for the City of Naples.