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Martha Corrozi Narvaez - Bio

Associate Policy Scientist

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

DGS Annex | University of Delaware | Newark, Delaware 19716-7380

Education | Research and Professional Interests | Experience | Professional Memberships | Honors and Awards | Selected Publications

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MPA, University of Delaware 2002, Water Resources Policy

BS, Lehigh University 1998, Biology

go to top of pageResearch and Professional Interests

regional watershed technical and policy support; water resources research, education, and outreach

go to top of pageExperience

2011-present
Associate Policy Scientist, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware

2007-2011
Assistant Policy Scientist, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware

2004-2007
Policy Specialist II, Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, 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, 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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Delaware Section of the American Water Resources Association (DEAWRA), Charter President

American Water Resources Association (AWRA), Board of Directors

Delaware Association for Public Administration (DAPA)

go to top of pageHonors and Awards

American Water Resources Association’s 2007 A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Young Professional Award – For young professionals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements, talents and leadership potential through professional activities in water resources for at least two years but not more than eight years

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

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

go to top of pageSelected Publications

“Quantifying Load Reductions of Selected Pollutant Parameters Through the Use of Stormwater Best Management Practices in the Delaware Portion of the Christina Basin.”
Prepared by: Andrew R. Homsey, Martha Corrozi Narvaez, Erika D. Farris, and Maureen H.S. Nelson.  May 2009.

“Synthesis of Water Rates in Delaware and Contiguous States,” with Maureen H.S. Nelson, December, 2008.

White Clay Creek State of the Watershed Report, “A Report Card on the Health of the White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Watershed in Delaware and Pennsylvania.” July 4, 2008. Prepared by: Martha Corrozi, Andrew Homsey, Gerald Kauffman, Erika Farris, and Maureen Seymour

Christina Basin Pollution Control Strategy (PCS), A Watershed-based Strategy to Implement TMDLs in the Brandywine, Red Clay, and White Clay Creeks, and the Christina River in Delaware.  November 2007.
Prepared by: Christina Basin Tributary Action Team and Martha Corrozi, Gerald Kauffman, Angelina Micheva, and Melissa Zechiel of the Water Resources Agency, Institute for Public Administration, College of Human Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware.  Prepared for: Watershed Assessment Branch, Division of Water Resources, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. 

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. 

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.