Hancock Associates Announces Addition to Wetland Science Department

May 31, 2017

Ann McMenemy, PWS, NHCWS Hired as Senior Wetland Scientist/Ecologist

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, proudly announces the hiring of Ann McMenemy, PWS, NHCWS as Senior Wetland Scientist/Ecologist. She provides technical and regulatory expertise/permitting strategies for ecological constraints to projects in freshwater and coastal resources, rare species habitat and upland and degraded land. She is responsible for preparing and representing permit applications, moving a project from planning through construction. Plus she mentors Hancock’s wetland scientist staff on permitting oversight and regulatory agency negotiations.

Ann has over 30 years of experience including on site selection studies, environmental impact statements, alternatives analysis, permitting strategies, negotiation of permits with regulators, mitigation design, construction oversight and post-construction compliance. She has worked on a wide range of projects such as power generation facility siting, electric transmission, natural gas pipelines, mining, hazardous waste remediation, highway/road construction, landfill closure, wastewater disposal, drinking water supply/filtration, commercial, industrial and residential development.

Ann holds a B.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences from the University of Massachusetts. She is a Certified Professional Wetland Scientist (#807), New Hampshire Certified Wetland Scientist (#036) and a Registered Soil Scientist and Professional Member of the Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England. She is also a member of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Massachusetts Association of Wetland Scientists and Southern Society of Soil Scientists of New England. Ann diligently served on several Conservation Commissions for over twenty years. She lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

“At Hancock Associates, I’m fortunate to work with a team of interdisciplinary practitioners in a culture that fosters collaboration and strategic planning,” said Ann. “It’s rewarding that even after 30 years in the field, I’m constantly learning something new that can help my clients and the world around me.”

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Ann on numerous project teams for over 20 years,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “Her skills in handling projects that combine technical ecological issues with project design, land management/conservation and land use regulations are exceptional. We’re thrilled that she has joined us and are confident that she’ll continue our mission of providing superior service to our clients.”