Hydrologist (joined TNC 2001)
Jeanmarie serves as the state hydrologist, utilizing sound science to support the Conservancy’s goal of water security for people and nature. Jeanmarie applies hydrogeologic principles to better delineate the connections between groundwater and rivers and the natural habitats they support. She works with a wide range of internal and external collaborators to facilitate responsible water management that addresses human needs while also considering the needs of water-dependent natural resources. She provides facilitation of scientific studies to document the water needs of plants, animals, and natural ecosystems and interprets results for decision makers.
Prior to joining the Conservancy in 2001, Jeanmarie spent 15 years working as a hydrologist conducting water resource investigations in Arizona, Mexico, and Chile, including 9 years with a groundwater consulting firm and 4 years with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. Jeanmarie is an Arizona native who has logged many hours on foot, bike, horseback, and in boats covering the back-country trails and rivers of the southwest.
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