Staff

IWW Staff

 


 

Dr. Todd Jarvis

Director, Institute for Water and Watersheds

Telephone: 541-737-4032

Office: 230 Strand Ag Hall
Email: todd.jarvis@oregonstate.edu

Todd has over 30 years of experience as a hydrogeologist specializing in groundwater development and source water protection with emphasis in fractured rock and karst terranes. With professional licenses as a Certified Engineering Geologist, Certified Water Right Examiner, and Certified Mediator, his interests include transboundary aquifers, water conflict resolution, and education in water science and policy. Todd is a member of the faculty of the OSU Water Resources Graduate Program in Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Science and Water Resources Policy and Management. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Oregon Law School where he instructs a course in Environmental Conflict Resolution. Todd served on the Oregon State Board of Geologists Examiners as an appointee by Governor Kitzhaber. 

 


 

Photo of Julie Bain.Ms. Julie Bain

Assistant to the Director, Institute for Water and Watersheds

Telephone: 541-737-9918
Office: 234 Strand Ag Hall
Email: julie.bain@oregonstate.edu

Julie is the Administrative Assistant and manages the business office for the IWW and Institute for Natural Resources. Julie previously worked for the Native Americans in Marine & Space Sciences Program & Diversity Internship Program.

 

 


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Dr. Richard A. Meganck

International Program Leader, Institute for Water and Watersheds

Office: 230 Strand Ag Hall
Email
: rameganck@gmail.com

Dr. Meganck is on assignment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (UNESCO-ICIWaRM). Dr. Meganck brings a wealth of knowledge in international development and water resources education to OSU. From 2003 until 2009 he was rector and professor of the United Nations Institute for Water Education, UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands. Dr. Meganck’s career also includes dozens of natural resources and economic development missions to more than 100 countries around the world. Dr. Meganck received his PhD from OSU in 1974. View a video about one of Dr. Meganck's projects in Brazil.

 

 


 

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Ms. Kathy Motter

Manager, Institute for Water and Watersheds Collaboratory

Telephone: 541-737-5120
Lab: 048 Peavy Hall
Email: kathryn.motter@oregonstate.edu

Kathy manages the IWW Collaboratory, a shared laboratory that provides Oregon State University affiliates with access to low cost trace level, fresh water analysis instrumentation and procedures. Kathy also manages CCAL, a cooperative laboratory operated by the OSU Department of Forest Science.

 

 


 

Photo of Maria Wright.Ms. Maria Wright

Faculty Research Assistant, Institute for Water and Watersheds

Telephone: 541-737-6148
Office: 234 Strand Ag Hall
Email: maria.wright@oregonstate.edu

Maria is the project coordinator for the Willamette Water 2100 project. In the past she has managed websites, edited newsletters and written technology transfer material for the IWW, the Subsurface Biosphere Initiative and other programs. She has a background in geology and geomorphology and worked as a hydrologist for the USGS in Columbia, Missouri before coming to OSU in 2001.

 

 


 

Gareth Baldrica-Franklin

Mr. Gareth Baldrica-Franklin 

HBS in Earth Sciences - Geography Emphasis


Email:
 baldricg@onid.oregonstate.edu


Gareth is an undergraduate student in the honors college and geography program at OSU. He is interested in the fusion between the natural and social sciences, conflict resolution, and cartography. Water, he believes, provides a medium for all of his interests to overlap.

 

 


 

Mr. Joseph Kemper

MS Candidate in Water Resources Engineering
Water Research Graduate Assistant, Institute for Water and Watersheds


Telephone: 541-737-6437
Office:230 Strand Ag Hall
Emailkemperjo@onid.oregonstate.edu

Joe is a graduate student in the Water Resources Engineering program here at OSU. He is interested in hydrogeology and transboundary groundwater conflict management.  His research focuses on groundwater management in local communities.  Joe also serves as a board member for the Marys River Watershed Council and organizer for OSU Hydrophiles. 

 

 


 

Ms. Sarah Brennan

MS Candidate in Water Resources Policy and Management
Water Research Graduate Assistant, Institute for Water and Watershed

Telephone: 541-737-6437
Office:234 Strand Ag Hall
Email: brennasa@oregonstate.edu

Sarah is a graduate student in the Water Resources Policy & Management Program at OSU. After receiving her BS, Sarah volunteered with the Peace Corps in Ghana. Upon her return, she worked in Washington DC to assist with the publication of reports on a variety of national water policy issues.