Ethan Lady | Haiti

Ethan Lady | Haiti

Member since: 2016

Background: B. Eng. in Civil Engineering from McGill University,  M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Stanford University

"At my day job, I help building owners increase the profitability of their assets by reducing their carbon footprint. Outside of the office, I enjoy playing my guitar, learning new languages, and working with the outstanding team at EWB make a difference beyond our borders"

Elizabeth Dahlen | El Llanito, Nicaragua

Elizabeth Dahlen | El Llanito, Nicaragua

Member since: 2011

Background:
Doctoral Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering; Licensed Professional Engineer.

Elizabeth provides outreach and mentorship to the many EWB student chapters in the Bay Area. She has a passion for education notably associated with sanitation. Her love of nature extends to the ocean environment where she enjoys scuba diving, boogie boarding and stand-up paddling.

Pat Coyle | El Llanito, Nicaragua

Pat Coyle | El Llanito, Nicaragua

Past Co-President of the West Coast Region; served on West Coast and Domestic TAC; and as ARC Team Leader.  Co-Project Manager for Nicaragua Composting Toilets and El Llanito Water Supply Teams, International Community Programs (ICP) Reviewer (formerly  TAC reviewer).

Member since: 2005

Background:
Registered Mechanical Professional Engineer. Retired from 32 year career as project engineer and program manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Pat has presented workshops at several EWB-USA Regional and International Conferences, in 2006 he founded Belize Open Source - Sustainable Development (BOSSD).

Jim Quinn | Fiji

Jim Quinn is a retired Civil and Environmental Engineer.  He has over 20 years experience in the Environmental Engineering field, and is a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California.  Jim served as a Project Engineer and Project Manager for 7 years at Randolph and Associates, a firm that focused on wastewater collection and treatment. He also held roles of Project Manager, Program Manager and President of the Environmental Construction Division of Environmental Resources Management-West, and was involved primarily with Hazardous Waste Site Remediation projects there. Jim joined EWB in 2016 and was part of the 2016 Traveling Team to Fiji, where he played a role as a travelling mentor.  He currently co-manages the EWB-SFP Fiji Team.  

Jennifer Lawrence | Fiji

Jennifer Lawrence | Fiji

Jennifer Lawrence is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.  Previously, she served as an environmental educator and sustainable development volunteer in rural Morocco with the United States Peace Corps.  Jennifer is interested in the development of microbial technologies for sustainable wastewater treatment.  Currently, she is studying the interactions among microbial populations within an anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) reactor for the enhanced removal of nitrogen from municipal wastewater effluent.  Jennifer joined EWB in 2015 and was part of the 2016 Traveling Team to Fiji.  She currently co-manages the EWB-SFP Fiji Team.

Javier Andrade | Honduras

Member since: 2017

Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering, PE

"EWB has been my purpose and the reason I got through school. I love to do something that directly helps someone. I love traveling and hiking, and in the process meeting people and learning all about other cultures."

Jason Graham | Honduras

Jason Graham | Honduras

Member since: 2009

Background: B.S. in Environmental Toxicology, finishing M.S. in Chemical Engineering

Certified Associate Project Manager (PMI), Distribution Operator Grade II (DDW), Water Treatment Operator Grade II (DDW), Certified Laboratory Analyst Grade II (CWEA) and E.I.T.

"In my free time I enjoy cycling, hiking, Crossfit, photography, exploring, and amazing conversations over coffee."

Erin Kelly | Honduras

Erin Kelly | Honduras

Member since: 2009

Background: B.S. in Biology, M.S. in Environmental Management. Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP)

"I have had the volunteer bug from a young age and am a huge fan of international travel which makes EWB perfect.  In my free time I enjoy learning about the traditions of yoga and meditation, the outdoors and the ocean."

Alice Rystov | President

Alice Rystov | President

Member since: 2016

Background:
B.S. in Chemical Engineering at UC Davis.

"I went to school for engineering because I truly believe it's the path to really making a difference by providing executable solutions for communities in need! I'm equally as passionate about giving back to the Bay Area community and those surrounding, whether it through outreach or projects."

Hayley Hofstetter | Co-Membership Officer

Hayley Hofstetter | Co-Membership Officer

Member since: 2017

Background:
BB.S. Chemical Engineering and minor in Psychology from UC Davis.

"I am delighted to serve as EWB's Co-Membership and Volunteer Coordinator with Andrea Trese. Studying Chemical Engineering and Psychology at UC Davis helped me discover a true passion for people AND science. I have worked for 3 years in the engineering field - 2 of those in automation specifically. My hobbies include cooking, running, podcasts, reading, hiking, hosting appetizer parties, and spending time with dogs. I'm looking forward to using my eclectic skills towards helping EWB!" 

Andrea Trese | Co-Membership Officer

Andrea Trese | Co-Membership Officer

Kenya Team

Member since: 2014

Background:
B.S.E., M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering (Water Resources) at Univ. of Michigan. Boren Fellowship for Swahili study.

"At work, I focus on preventing trash pollution from reaching creeks and the bay. In my free time, I enjoy painting, traveling, and planning projects with the awesome volunteers at EWB SFP." 

Elizabeth Dahlen | Chapter Relations Advisor

Elizabeth Dahlen | Chapter Relations Advisor

Haiti Team

Member since: 2011

Background:
Doctoral Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering; Licensed Professional Engineer.

Elizabeth provides outreach and mentorship to the many EWB student chapters in the Bay Area. She has a passion for education notably associated with sanitation. Her love of nature extends to the ocean environment where she enjoys scuba diving, boogie boarding and stand-up paddling.