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Martha (Corrozi) Narvaez

WATERSHED ANALYST AND ASSISTANT POLICY SCIENTIST

mcorrozi@udel.edu e-mail
302-831-4931 phone/voice-mail
302-831-4934 fax

Water Resources Agency | Delaware Geological Survey Annex
Academy Street | University of Delaware | Newark, Delaware 19716-7380

expertise | education | awards | memberships | experience | publications
selected presentations

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EXPERTISE
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Martha Corrozi is a watershed analyst with IPA’s Water Resources Agency at the University of Delaware. Ms. Corrozi is responsible for providing regional watershed technical, policy, and research support to state and local governments, IPA staff and non-profit organizations in Delaware and the Delaware Valley. These responsibilities include work in the Christina Basin and White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River watersheds, advising the Delaware Water Supply Coordinating Council, providing assistance with the graduate course in Regional Watershed Management and projects in the University of Delaware’s first Experimental Watershed.

Ms. Corrozi received her Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at the University of Delaware where she specialized in water resources. As a Graduate Research Assistant for IPA while earning her MPA, Ms. Corrozi conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of state and local watershed issues and conducted lab and field analysis in the University of Delaware’s first Experimental Watershed. She received her bachelor of science in Biology from Lehigh University.

Prior to becoming an IPA staff member, Ms. Corrozi was employed by the Chesapeake Research Consortium at the Chesapeake Bay Program Office in Annapolis, Maryland, the Public Works Department in the City of Wilmington, Del., and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples, Fla. She is a member of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA), the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and the Delaware Association for Public Administration (DAPA).

Ms. Corrozi earned the University of Delaware School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy Excellence in Water Resources Scholarship Award for demonstrating superior scholarship and interest in the field of water resources planning, management and policy. In 2003 she received the Chesapeake Bay Program 2003 Ecosystem Cluster Menhaden Award for excellence in modeling issues and tributary team support. In 2006 she helped organize and lead the School of Urban Affairs & Public Policy’s winter session Comparative Public Administration study trip to the Netherlands.
 

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EDUCATION
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MPA, University of Delaware 2002, Water Resources Policy

BS, Lehigh University 1998, Biology

Study abroad:
Education has included studying Comparative Public Administration in the Netherlands during UD winter session 2002 and studying Marine Biology in Denmark during spring semester 1997 while at Lehigh University.

Training:
2005 American Water Resources Association Leadership Development Workshop
Office Diplomacy for Support Staff
Diversity Training
Influential Leadership
Time Management
Franklin Covey: Achieving Your Highest Priorities
Communications: Effective Public Speaking
Communications: Effective Writing and Reporting
 

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AWARDS
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2003 Ecosystem Cluster Menhaden Award – For excellence in modeling issues and the all-important Tributary Team Support.

University of Delaware School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy Excellence in Water Resources Scholarship Award – For demonstrating superior scholarship and interest in the field of water resources planning, management and policy.
 

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MEMBERSHIPS
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Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)

Delaware Section of the American Water Resources Association (DEAWRA), Charter President

American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

Delaware Association for Public Administration (DAPA)
 

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EXPERIENCE
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2007 - present

 

Assistant Policy Scientist and Watershed Analyst, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, CHEP, University of Delaware
 

2004 - 2007

 

Policy Specialist II and Watershed Analyst, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, CHEP, University of Delaware
 

2002 - 2004

 

Environmental Management: Nutrient Subcommittee Fellow, Chesapeake Research Consortium, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chesapeake Bay Program Office (Annapolis, Md.)
 
2000 - 2002

 

Graduate Research Assistant, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, CHEP, University of Delaware
 
2000 - 2002

 

Environmental Assistant, Public Works Department, City of Wilmington (Wilmington, Del.)
 
2001

 

Conservation Associate Policy Specialist, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
(Naples, Fla.)
 
1999 - 2000

 

Environmental Programs Specialist, Public Works Department, City of Wilmington (Wilmington, Del.)
 
1998   Field Biologist, Environmental Consulting Services, Inc. (Middletown, Del.)
 

 
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PUBLICATIONS
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Delaware NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials): Guide to Natural Resource-Based Planning. Developed and contributed to Chapter 2: Impervious Cover and Chapter 6: Source Water
Protection.

“The Wild, Scenic White Clay Creek,” Newark Post, March 5, 2005.

Proceedings of Delaware Policy Forum Series No. 4: The Historic Christina Basin: Delaware’s First Watershed, editor, sponsored by University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware Geological Survey, and the Delaware Water Resources Center, under review pending July 2005. 

“Synthesis of Water Rates in Delaware and Contiguous States,” with Gerald J. Kauffman and Kareem Ali, August 2004.

“Imperviousness: A Performance Measure of a Delaware Water Resource Protection Area Ordinance,” with Gerald J. Kauffman and Kevin J. Vonck, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, under peer review pending April 2004.

“Innovative Storm Water Demonstration Projects in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed,” in Estuaries on the Edge: Convergence of Ocean, Land and Culture, pp. 32. ERF 2003, 17th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, Conference Abstracts, Seattle, Wash., 2003.

“The Role of Nonprofit Organizations in the Management of the Christina River Basin,” Master’s Thesis, University of Delaware, Newark, Del., 2002.

“A GIS-based Performance Evaluation of the New Castle County, Delaware Water Resource Area Protection Ordinance,” in Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association Specialty Conference,  Keystone, Colo., with Gerald J. Kauffman and Kevin J. Vonck, pp. 1-6, July 2002.

“Development of the University of Delaware Experimental Watershed Project,” with Gerald J. Kauffman, Jennifer Campagnini, and Justin Bower, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association/University Council of Water Resources Conference, pp. 81-86, June 2001.
 

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SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
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“GIS in Water Resources – Research, Policy, and Education,” Delaware GIS 2007 Conference: Serving Communities, Dover, Del., May 2, 2007.

“Comparative Public Administration in the Netherlands,” School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, Newark, Del., March 3, 2006.

“Delaware Envirothon: Delaware’s Water Supply and What We Are Doing to Ensure an Adequate Supply,” Dover, Del., March 4, 2006.

“The Christina Basin Tributary Action Team Process,” DNREC Tributary Action Team Conference, Dover, Del., March 11, 2006.

“Watershed-Based Supply and Demand Analysis in Southern New Castle County Delaware,” American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Seattle, Wash., 2005.

“The Role of Nonprofit Organizations in the Management of the Christina Basin,” Delaware Water Policy Forum: The Historic Christina Basin: Delaware’s First Watershed, Newark, Del., November, 2004.

“The Chesapeake Bay Program,” University of Delaware Watershed Management Class Lecture, Newark, Del., 2003.

“Innovative Storm Water Management Technologies in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed,” Estuarine Research Federation, Seattle, Wash., 2003.

“The Development of the University of Delaware Experimental Watershed,” with Justin Bower and Jennifer Campagnini, American Geophysical Union, Boston, Mass., 2001.

“The Development of the University of Delaware Experimental Watershed,” with Justin Bower, Mason Dixon, Milford, Del., 2001.
 

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