Suzanne Anderson, PhD, PWS

Regulatory Branch Mitigation Program
Seattle District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Seattle, Washington

Suzanne Anderson, PhD, PWS, is member of the Regulatory Branch Mitigation Program, Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  She is an active member of State-wide Policy Interagency Review Teams (IRTs) for In Lieu Fee Programs and for Wetland Mitigation and Conservation Banking; as well as all IRTs for individual Mitigation Banks and In Lieu Fee Programs.  Additional duties include template development and implementation; Mitigation Bank and ILF Program review, coordination, documentation, data entry, compliance, enforcement, tracking, and field inspections; and training and assisting Regulatory staff on all things related to mitigation and restoration, wetland delineation, and wetland rating/functional assessment.  Outside of the Corps, Suzanne is an instructor for the Wetland Restoration and Field Botany portion of the University of Washington’s Wetland Science and Management Certificate Program.  Prior to joining the Corps, she was in academia (PhD in Plant Physiology) and consulting (Professional Wetland Scientist) where her emphasis was on designing, implementing, and monitoring successful restoration and mitigation plans for freshwater and estuarine wetlands, riparian corridors, and upland buffers.