Lisa Davison

environmental planner

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Lisa has over ten years of experience as a project manager, deputy project manager, and an environmental analyst for the preparation of environmental documentation to meet CEQA and NEPA regulations. Her expertise is in water and wastewater infrastructure projects, including treatment plant upgrades, pipeline installation, and storage facilities. Her project experience also includes ethanol production facilities, enterprise zones, mixed-use development, and the expansion of university academic, administrative, and support facilities.

She has resolved difficult technical issues, including growth analysis impacts, the conversion of prime farmland, and hazardous wildlife attractors (i.e., storage reservoirs) near airports. She has also developed conservation easements over private property and identified mitigation banks containing impacted sensitive species to fulfill the project's mitigation requirements. Lisa has coordinated and resolved inter-agency issues with the following stakeholders: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Coastal Commission, Regional Water Quality Control Board, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Department of Fish and Wildlife. She is experienced in providing peer review for technical studies, including traffic studies, noise studies, and water supply assessments.

Lisa has a M.S. in Environmental Studies from San José State University and a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She has also studied Spanish and Portuguese and is fluent in both languages. 

Lisa enjoys mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding, photography, and playing with her family.