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.
Hamilton Hodgman, PE
Ham Hodgman has worked as a civil engineer in Vermont, North Carolina, and South Carolina for over 20 years. His work has included schematic design, design development, state and local permitting, and construction phases for residential and commercial construction. He is well-versed in public presentations and client relations. In addition to his civil engineering and design work, Ham has extensive experience providing construction services, including technical review, geotechnical engineering, inspections, and materials testing on projects for industrial, institutional, and commercial facilities clients.
Serenity Wolf, PE
Serenity is a civil engineer with experience working on a wide variety of projects in several regions of the United States and abroad. She earned a Bachelor and a Master degree in Civil Engineering from Norwich University. In addition to her extensive experience in site design, grading, and utilities, Serenity specializes in stormwater design and permitting, with a thorough knowledge of the Vermont Stormwater Management Manual. To complement her superb technical knowledge and reputation for excellent communication, Serenity has proven leadership skills gained through working experience and from her tenure as Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering Technology.
Mark Westa, ASLA
Mark has over 30 years of experience in landscape architecture, with a focus on creating vibrant, functional, and livable places. He has substantial work experience in the areas of community planning, campus planning, and urban design—as well as the design and construction of streets, plazas and parks. Mark earned degrees in landscape architecture from Cornell University and Harvard University.
As a landscape architect in Saratoga Springs and Buffalo, NY, Mark led projects ranging from regional and campus planning to detailed site design and construction administration. Most recently he was a faculty member in the Program of Landscape Architecture at the University of Connecticut, where he taught courses in urban planning, site design, site construction and computer applications. While at UConn, Mark also spent time working for the Office of University Planning, Design and Construction managing several important planning studies related to campus function and appearance as well as the site design and construction of critical projects in the campus core.
Andrea Ameden, EI
Andrea earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Vermont, where her studies focused on the structural analysis of steel, timber, reinforced concrete, and river engineering hydraulics and design practices. Her senior year capstone project involved designing a pedestrian bridge to cross the Battenkill River and connect two ends of the Riverwalk Trail. Coordinating client and user wants, balanced with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources regulations, provided an outstanding arena in which to develop exceptional communication skills.
Andrea’s internships provided significant experience with data collection and synthesis, producing extensive documents on the research of water pollutants, stormwater infrastructure conditions, and traffic count studies.
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.
Jamie Martell, EI
After working with the S&A team during the summer of 2015 as an engineering intern, Jamie returned to the University of Vermont to complete his senior year. In May of 2016 he received his Bachelors of Civil Engineering degree with honors. For his senior project he created a Stormwater Mitigation Plan for the Shelburne Road in Burlington, Vermont, and gained leadership experience as president of the UVM Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers. In addition to his internship at Stevens & Associates, Jamie has worked for a local carpentry and construction company acquiring skills applicable to his current position.