With more than two decades of experience as a civil engineer and program management consultant, Elizabeth has assisted local, State and Federal water resources programs to reduce the impacts of flooding to communities across the nation. Elizabeth practices watershed hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, large scale floodplain mapping, Flood Insurance Studies and flood abatement projects.
Elizabeth’s primary focus throughout her career has been support to FEMA floodplain mapping, flood management and hazard mitigation assistance teams in defining, understanding, and reducing flood impacts for communities across the nation. She has supported flood mapping in 18 states and supported the development of hundreds of countywide flood studies. In the last decade Elizabeth has assisting in aligning local, State and Federal water resource programs – supporting hazard mitigation planning, disaster recovery, state flood planning and flood mapping efforts across the nation. Most recently, Elizabeth has worked closely to categorize, visualize, and communicate flood risk, designing and developing large datasets through interactive web applications and visualizations.