Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture


Serenity Wolf, PE
Engineering & Landscape Architecture Team Leader

Serenity is a civil engineer who specializes in stormwater design and permitting, with a thorough knowledge of the Vermont Stormwater Management Manual. She excels at project management, planning, and helping clients navigate Vermont’s complex environmental permitting process. Serenity gained her extensive experience working on a wide variety of projects in several regions of the United States and abroad. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in civil engineering from Norwich University. To complement her superb technical knowledge and reputation for excellent communication, Serenity has proven leadership skills developed during her tenure as Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering Technology.

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Victoria-Rose Unwin
Permit Specialist & Team Coordinator

Victoria, or as she more often goes by Tory, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. She has joined our Engineering & Landscape Architecture team as a Permit Specialist and Team Coordinator. Her work here includes assisting with the local and state permitting process, drafting proposals and reports, and general coordination efforts to keep the team running smoothly. As a native Brattleboro resident, it brings her joy to be part of a company that is creating community-minded places.  

If you are looking to inquire about services from our team, please feel free to contact Tory directly.

Brud Sanderson, PE

S&A principal Brud Sanderson is a civil and structural engineer. He possesses a strong knowledge of structural design, environmental and civil engineering, and construction administration. Brud’s experience includes site planning, roadway design, sewer and water system design, and drainage and grading design. His recent projects have included everything from site design of multifamily, affordable housing developments and a high-tech industrial business campus, to construction review for a mountain resort. Brud also performs structural assessments of historic buildings and has been involved in the renovation of several buildings damaged by fire.

John Merritt
Landscape Architect

John Merritt began and spent most of his career in New York City working with a mix of three-person mom ‘n’ pop offices to multi-national firms.

He took a brief detour from landscape architecture into custom fabrication making oversized lipsticks, neon signs, and animatronic stage sets for the advertisement and feature film industries. Ironically, their exacting standards taught him some of the most valuable lessons about design and craft which he still applies to landscape projects, especially the mandate to solve problems in the built environment through a balance of creativity and technical knowledge.

During his 20 years in the industry, John has developed a specialty in rooftop applications. He is interested in bio-engineering methods proven to solve landscape problems in both urban and rural environments as well as shared streets principles that return our communities to pedestrians.

During a two-year stint in the United Kingdom, he was fascinated by the varying attitudes designers and engineers have about their home landscape and the different technical approaches they use to address similar challenges we experience in the States.


Taylor Shulda
Landscape Architect Designer

Taylor Shulda, Landscape Architect Designer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His studies included freshwater ecology, landscape patterns and process, site engineering, and construction technology. During his design studios at  UMass, Taylor explored large-scale design work utilizing new urbanism and sustainable design practices. He has experience working on small-scale design work and portfolio-building projects working in the field building and installing hardscapes. Taylor is currently working toward his licensure, and is blending his studio with his field skills to create designs that ensure a strong, clear communication between architect and contractor.


Zachary Streeter, EI
Associate Engineer

Zac holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree from the University of Vermont. He interned with Stevens & Associates and returned as a full-time staff member after graduation. Zac has a keen interest in stormwater management and completed his graduate capstone project on flood mitigation modeling. Since joining Stevens & Associates, Zac has focused on developing his Stormwater, Site Design, and Permitting skills.