OUR TEAM

Bert Wycoff, P.E., CFM, President

Mr. Wycoff is owner and President of Bridge & Stream Engineering, Inc., with a primary background in project engineering and project management. Much of his experience over the past 25 years is with railroad consulting services, hydrology and hydraulics, floodplain analyses, permitting, and drainage systems.  Other project experience includes urban storm drainage systems and river maintenance programs.

Wendy Banzhof, P.E., Water Resources Engineer

 

Ms. Banzhof is a Civil Engineer specializing in surface water hydrology and hydraulics. Much of her experience includes 2-dimensional modeling using the SRH-2D hydraulic model for bridges with complex hydraulics, as well as advanced 2D modeling in HEC-RAS. Her experience also includes urban flooding, dam breach modeling, the modeling of complex overland flooding, stormwater design, and floodplain permitting.
 

Amy Carmellini, E.I.T., Water Resources Engineer

Ms. Carmellini is an engineer in training specializing in hydrology and water resources. Her expertise includes both physical and computer hydraulic modeling, including 2-Dimensional hydraulic modeling and hydrologic analysis. She has conducted field site surveys in various locations across the United States.

Sydney Doidge, E.I.T., Water Resources Engineer

Ms. Doidge is an engineer in training specializing in water resources. She has a variety of experience including hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, dam breach analysis, levee inspection, and erosion and sedimentation analysis. She has conducted field site surveys in various locations across the United States. She is a FAA certified remote pilot for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).

Merritt Hall, P.E., Senior Water Resources Engineer

 

Mr. Hall’s primary technical background is in hydrology and hydraulics. Specific experience includes 1D and 2D riverine flood modeling and analysis, dam failure inundation mapping, dam hazard classifications/inspections, Inflow Design Flood (IDF) studies, Spillway Design Flood (SDF) studies, and dam gate operation analysis.

Travis Kluthe, P.E., CFM, Senior Water Resources Engineer

 

Mr. Kluthe has experience in hydrology, hydraulics, and physical and computer modeling. Specific project experience over the past 15 years includes the development of a wide range of rainfall-runoff models, detention basin design, storm sewer network analysis and design, erosion protection design and scour analysis, floodplain mapping, sediment transport modeling, dam breach modeling, and river hydraulics.  He has also performed hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, including sizing replacement structures, for numerous bridges.
 

Mike Lawrence, P.E., CFM, Senior Water Resources Engineer

 

Mr. Lawrence is a Civil Engineer and specializes in the areas of hydrology, hydraulics and floodplain mapping. Over the past 15 years, he has performed many hydraulic studies, including numerous dam breach analyses and flood insurance studies. He is especially experienced utilizing LiDAR based digital elevation models (DEMs) to perform steady and un-steady hydraulic analyses and associated floodplain mapping on complex drainage systems. In addition, he has also performed several stream restoration and channel stabilization designs.

Sarah Parker, P.E., Water Resources Engineer

Ms. Parker is a professional engineer specializing in water resources.  Areas of expertise include, floodplain mapping, bridge and culvert replacement analysis, dam break modeling, and stormwater analysis and planning.  She has extensive experience performing hydrologic calculations and conducting hydraulic analysis using 1D and 2D modeling.  She also has experience creating mapping and reporting products that comply with strict regulatory standards for submission to agencies including FEMA and FERC. 

Travis Rounsaville, P.E., CFM, Senior Water Resources Engineer

Mr. Rounsaville is a professional engineer with 15 years of experience in water resources engineering. He has experience with both physical and computer hydraulic modeling, including 2-Dimensional modeling.  His design experience includes natural channel, hydraulic structures, irrigation structures, and scour/erosion protection.  He has extensive floodplain and floodway mapping and permitting experience, including Letters of Map Revision submittals to FEMA, as well as Floodplain Development Permits and No-Rise analysis submittals to local governments. 

Dale Vagts, Ecologist; Environmental Scientist

Mr. Vagts is an Ecologist with expertise in wetland biology and environmental science.  He has diverse state, federal, and private consulting experience, resulting in a broad understanding of regulations, land use, and resource management. He has a background in general engineering and project management. He is skilled in wetland delineations, stream assessments, preparation of Clean Water Act Section 404 and Harbors Section 10 permit applications, wetland and stream impact mitigation, violation resolution, compliance monitoring, biological and ecological assessments, and NEPA documentation.

Tom Vrieswyk, Field Technician; Drafter

 

Mr. Vrieswyk has 15 years of experience as a surveyor on railroad bridges, culverts, for projects that included hydrology and hydraulics evaluations. He also worked for a major railroad for 7 years as a conductor. He has several years of construction project management and supervisor experience that allow him to see projects with a veteran perspective.

Jason Wilkinson, P.E., Water Resources Engineer

 

Mr. Wilkinson is an engineer in training specializing in water resources. He has a variety of experience including hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, stream and outfall restoration, and the support of local government Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) compliance programs. He has conducted field site surveys in various locations across the United States.

Terry Yergensen, Environmental Services Coordinator; UAS Operations Manager

Mr. Yergensen is an Environmental Services Coordinator, specializing in forecasting environmental/floodplain impacts and securing local, state, and federal permits for various water resources projects. He is a trained wetland delineator. He has conducted field site surveys throughout the United States. He also has more than thirty years of experience involving facility programming, planning, budgeting, new construction design, environmental compliance, and project management. He is a FAA certified remote pilot for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).

Andy Zelinskas, P.E., Water Resources Engineer

Mr. Zelinskas is a professional engineer specializing in water resources engineering. He has experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling including storm sewer network analysis, floodplain analysis, bridge and culvert analysis, and river hydraulics. He also has experience with site design and permitting for various wetlands and flood mitigation structures.