August Luncheon: About The Presenters

Matthew P. Miller, P.W.S. is a Florida native and an experienced Environmental Manager having worked in both the public and private sectors in Central and Southwest Florida.  He has managed a variety of natural resource projects including the regional approval of a 3,500 acre master planned development which included 1,100 acres of regionally, ecologically significant wetland mitigation and the local, state and federal approvals of a 300 acre wetland mitigation project which will enhance an established ecological corridor in Pasco County.  Mr. Miller is a Professional Wetland Scientists (P.W.S.) with the Society of Wetland Scientists and is authorized to survey and relocate gopher tortoises through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).  Mr. Miller serves on the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) – Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and today’s topic is a project funded by the CHNEP.

Danielle Clooney is a University of South Florida (USF) graduate, an Environmental Scientist at Water Resource Associates (WRA) and a FAA UAV Pilot.  Danielle is the lead GIS analyst with WRA and has experience with wetland delineations, wetland functional assessments, alternatives analysis, wetland sequencing, wetland mitigation design and planning, wetland monitoring, water/consumptive use permitting, spatial analysis and listed species surveying. She has conducted a variety of species specific wildlife surveys throughout south and southwest Florida including bald eagle, gopher tortoise, Florida scrub jay, southeastern American kestrel and burrowing owl surveys.  Danielle is an active member of the Tampa Bay Association of Environmental Professionals (TBAEP) and is currently working toward receiving her Global Information Systems (GIS) Master’s certification at USF.