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Stevens & Associates, P.C. Welcomes Serenity Wolf As A Project Engineer

SerenityStevens & Associates welcomes Serenity Wolf to their team as a staff engineer.  After several years working in various regions of the United States and abroad, Serenity Wolf, a native of Brattleboro, Vermont, returned home and joined Stevens & Associates as a staff engineer.  Serenity received a Bachelor and a Master degree in Civil Engineering from Norwich University and has experience working as a designer and assistant professor of environmental engineering.  Additionally, her professional background includes site development, stormwater management, traffic concurrency, and zoning compatibility.  Serenity is excited to instill her love and knowledge of the area into her projects aiming to support positive social and economic development within communities.

Stevens & Associates, P.C. Welcomes Nikki Perry as an Architectural Intern

Nikki5385Stevens & Associates welcomes Nikki Perry to their team as an architectural intern.  Perry has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with a minor in Sustainable Product Design and Innovation from Keene State College.  During that time, her academic experience included a month abroad in Florence, Italy.  Perry continued her education earning a Master’s of Architecture from the University of Massachusetts.  Before receiving her Master’s degree, she accepted a design award at the NESEA Net-Zero Energy Student Design Competition and the First Place Award Division II for the Parsons Paper Site.  In addition to sustainable design and innovation, Perry is also interested in historic preservation, urban renewal, and universal design.

Stevens & Associates, P.C. Welcomes Nate Gosselin as an Engineering Intern

Nate024 Color(2)Stevens & Associates welcomes Nathaniel Gosselin to their team as an engineering intern. Nate has received Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources: Forestry from the University of Vermont.  His studies focused on water and wastewater system design through an approach integrating subsurface hydrology, geotechnical principles, and ecosystem management.  In addition, Nate incorporated visual based modelling to approach engineering problems with a landscape perspective. The team looks forward to maximizing his analytical and management skills in site design projects. Currently, Nate is working on erosion control inspections and underground utility line construction review, as well as, construction phase permit compliance for the development of a ground mounted solar photovoltaic system.

Stevens & Associates, P.C. Welcomes Martha Ratcliffe as Assistant Project Manager

Martha R_colorStevens & Associates is excited to welcome Martha Ratcliffe to their team as an assistant project manager.  
Martha brings with her over 25 years of professional experience including over 10 years coordinating and managing projects.  The team looks forward to incorporating her research and analytical skills as well as her abilities to manage projects.  In addition to the renovation of the Brooks House in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, Martha’s past experience includes multi-family housing projects, grants management, small commercial and light industrial projects.  She is currently assisting with a project for an industrial facility, an interactive educational & agricultural development and permitting for an historic façade renovation.

Sabrina Duk Earns A Structural Engineer Professional License

Stevens & Associates, P.C. congratulates Sabrina Duk, P.E., LEED AP – BD + C for earning her license to practice as a professional structural engineer in the state of California.

Sabrina has over five years of experience in design, construction and special inspections.  She additionally has ten years of experience working with Building Information Modeling Systems (BIM) primarily using Revit Structure.  With a background in Architectural Engineering, Sabrina has an appreciation for architecture which lends itself to her attention to detail and coordination efforts.  Her responsibilities at Stevens & Associates include project management, structural analysis, construction document production, structural investigations and construction administration.  Sabrina’s prior professional experience ranges from working for a large construction management firm to a small boutique engineering firm.  After taking a position in California to improve her technical abilities and obtain her professional engineering license, she has returned to New England to work for Stevens & Associates.  Sabrina has worked on a variety of building projects which include high-end residential, commercial & mixed-use, institutional and mission critical.  She has additionally worked with a wide range of building materials – including cast-in-place & precast concrete, structural steel, masonry and heavy timber.

Techniques to Flood Proof Buildings

Please join Bob Stevens, P.E. as he presents “Techniques to Flood Proof Buildings” at the 2015 Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference in Burlington, VT on June 5th.

This presentation will review the risks, regulations and insurance requirements for buildings in flood prone areas. Engineering strategies for protecting existing historic structures will be presented as well as several case studies. In addition, take away practical tips for flood proofing your building that won’t break the bank.