Joe Gearing has been the Stormwater Manager for the City of Lima since the Utility’s creation in 2011. He helped with the development of the Utility and administers the stormwater program for the City of Lima. He is responsible for implementing and managing the city’s stormwater management plan, site development plan review, floodplain management, capital…

Leslie currently serves as the Stormwater Control Measures Maintenance Program Manager at Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) where her responsibilities include managing the operation and maintenance of the District’s green infrastructure assets and providing guidance to MSDGC employees as it pertains to maintenance of stormwater BMPs. Leslie has spearheaded MSDGC’s involvement in the…

Jon has been working as an environmental engineer in Columbus for over 13 years.  He specializes in stormwater management planning and design, modeling, BMPs, and permit compliance and has experience working with facilities across the country.  Jon works for the Ohio Department of Transportation focusing on off-site mitigation and stormwater permit requirements as well as…

Ms. Mackenbach is the Director of Sustainability for ms consultants. She has more than 25 years of project management experience in many facets of sustainability, stormwater and floodplain management across the Country. Ms. Mackenbach’s background as a Board Certified Environmental Scientist (BCES), Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) and as an American…

David provides assistance to Federal, State, and local agencies within the District; encouraging soil and water conservation and protection through the review of regulations and development procedures including review of zoning requests, subdivision plans, lot splits, storm water management, sediment and erosion control plans and other initiatives, to protect and promote natural resources and green…

John currently serves as the Practice Area Manager of the Compliance Services Group at EnviroScience, Inc. in Stow, OH, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Ohio and Alabama.  His responsibilities at EnviroScience include regulatory assistance for clients throughout the U.S.  John retired from Ohio EPA after serving 31 years with the…

Regina Collins is the Stormwater Coordinator for the City of Toledo since 2013.   As the Coordinator she plans, directs, supervises and coordinates a variety of activities within the Stormwater Section in order to maintain compliance with the City of Toledo Stormwater NPDES Permit. Regina has worked extensively in the Stormwater, Pretreatment, and Air Resources Programs…

Ana Burns is the area manager of environmental services for Davey Resource Group. She has 18 years of experience in the natural resources and environmental planning fields. Ms. Burns manages a team of 25 staff and coordinates the management and execution of a variety of ecological surveys and environmental planning studies, as well as the…

Kelly Kuhbander

Vice President

Kelly Kuhbander is a project manager at Strand Associates, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Kelly has spent the majority of her career working in the field of stormwater management. Her experience includes watershed planning, hydromodification studies, stream restoration, hydraulic…

Bob Lentz

Bob Lentz has been the Butler County Storm Water District Coordinator since its inception in 2003. He is responsible for implementing and managing the district’s storm water management plan, especially in the areas of public education and outreach, illicit discharge detection and elimination, and pollution prevention at public facilities. Butler County’s Stream Team was developed…