February 17, 2009; Boston, Mass. – Sandra A. Brock, PE, LEED® AP, was recently promoted to Chief Engineer at Nitsch Engineering. Sandy is a Civil Engineer with 23 years of experience and has been with Nitsch for 14 years; she is one of nine shareholders of the firm.
As a leader of Nitsch Engineering’s Sustainable Site Group, Sandy frequently speaks on the topic of sustainable site and also recently authored an article, Kermit the Frog may have had difficulty being green, but the engineering world has embraced it, which was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal.
Sandy is currently an instructor for the Arnold Arboretum’s Landscape Design Program “Site Engineering” Course, and she will be speaking at the upcoming Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) Annual Environmental Conference on the various elements of sustainable site design.
In addition to her passion for working on the sustainable site elements of projects, Sandy is also an expert in land use planning, which helps meet local zoning and planning regulations for private owners and state agencies; and she is very familiar with the regulations and policies of the Department of Environmental Protection (Wetlands Protection Act, Rivers Protection Act, and the Stormwater Management Policies).
Sandy has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Lowell and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, ACEC/MA Leadership Education Committee, and American Society of Landscape Architects.