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EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC Vice President Appointed to University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Board of Visitors
Hunt Valley, Maryland (16 August 2016)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that Peggy Derrick, Vice President, was appointed to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Board of Visitors. As a member of the Board, Peggy will assist UMCES in advancing the science of coastal environments and their watersheds, as well as provide counsel on matters pertaining to public outreach, development, and policy issues.
“As a UMCES alumna, I am honored by the appointment,” stated Peggy. “I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with such accomplished professionals and to support the innovative environmental research and educational programs being conducted by UMCES, a recognized leader in environmental management and sustainable economic development.”
Peggy’s 24-year career has propelled her to national prominence in the field of sediment management. She has played a pivotal role in the stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay through her work on behalf of the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. Throughout her tenure at EA, Peggy has held positions of ever increasing responsibility and was promoted to Vice President in 2014.
Peggy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Goucher College and Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Maryland. She is active in industry associations and professional societies including the American Association of Port Authorities, Western Dredging Association, National Association of Environmental Professionals, Society of Ecotoxicology and Chemistry, and the Sediment Management Work Group.
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
EA is a 100% ESOP-owned public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 450 professionals through a network of 25 commercial offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 42 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit www.eaest.com.