STAFF

We are happy to introduce you to the members of our staff. If you would like to contact us, please use the link in blue above each bio or the contact information provided.

District Manager - Gretchen Schatschneider

A graduate of Delaware Valley College, Gretchen has been with the District since 2001. She began by serving the District in the Watershed Specialist position, and became District Manager in 2007.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x106 Email: gschatschneider@bucksccd.org

NPDES Permit Coordinator - Celeste René Moyer

René has been with the BCCD since 2001. She serves as the NPDES permit coordinator and administers all NPDES permits and E&S plan reviews for the County of Bucks. She is also responsible for processing all co-permittees, transfers and terminations of NPDES permits. All environmental complaints and administrative questions should be directed to René.

Phone: (215) 345-7577 x110 Email: rmoyer@bucksccd.org

Agricultural Conservation Technician - Ryan Herstine

Ryan is a graduate of Delaware Valley University with a major in Agribusiness and a minor in Crop Science.  Ryan was hired by the BCCD in 2020.

Phone: (215) 345-7577 x115 Email: rherstine@bucksccd.org

Watershed Specialist - Karen R. Ogden

Karen graduated from Salisbury University, majoring in Biology. She went on to receive a M.S. Biology - Coastal Zones from the University of West Florida. Karen’s environmental work history includes Chesapeake Bay field data collection, various endeavors in environmental education, natural resource and protected species management for a Department of Defense installation, and consulting for environmental impact assessments. Karen joined the District in late 2021.

Phone: (215) 345-7577 x107   Email: kogden@bucksccd.org

Environmental Protection Specialist II - Rich Krasselt

Richard is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University and was hired by the BCCD in 2004. His responsibilities include reviewing applications for NPDES permits, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan reviews, and conducting site inspections for the following municipalities in Bucks County: Bensalem Township, Bristol Borough, Bristol Township, Falls Township, Hulmeville Borough, Langhorne Borough, Langhorne Manor Borough, Lower Makefield Township, Lower Southampton Township, Middletown Township, Morrisville Borough, Penndel Borough, Tullytown Borough, and Yardley Borough.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x109 Email: rkrasselt@bucksccd.org

Dirt & Gravel/Low Volume Roads Administrator - Morgan Schuster

Morgan is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and was hired by the BCCD in 2014.  Morgan has taken responsibility for the Dirt & Gravel/Low Volume Roads Program in Bucks County. For more information on Dirt & Gravel Roads, please visit the Programs and Services page.

Phone: (610) 324-6287 Email: mschuster@bucksccd.org

Erosion and Sedimentation Control Technician and Education Specialist - Jason Maurer 

Jason is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He was hired by the BCCD in 2016. His responsibilities include reviewing applications for NPDES permits, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan reviews, and conducting site inspections for the following municipalities in Bucks County: Bridgeton Township, Dublin Borough, Durham Township, New Hope Borough, Nockamixon Township, Plumstead Township, Riegelsville Borough,  Solebury Township, Tinicum Township, and Upper Makefield Township. Jason has also accepted the role as Environmental Educator, for which he will coordinate the BCCD's awards and scholarship programs, along with the annual Envirothon Competition and other duties.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x105 Email: jmaurer@bucksccd.org

Erosion and Sedimentation Control Technician - Christopher Cook

Chris is a graduate of King's College and has a B.S. in Environmental Science with a focus on wildlife. He has been an active volunteer for Continental Conservation and the King's College Environmental Department since graduating. Chris joined the BCCD in February of 2020 and is currently serving as an Erosion & Sedimentation Control Technician.

His responsibilities include reviewing applications for NPDES permits, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan reviews and conducting site inspections for the following municipalities in Bucks County:  Ivyland Borough, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township, Northampton Township, Upper Southampton Township, Warminster Township, Warwick Township, and Wrightstown Township.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x102 Email: ccook@bucksccd.org

Erosion and Sedimentation Control Technician - Tori Jones Long

Tori is a graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland and has a B.A. in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies.  Tori joined the BCCD in March of 2020 and is currently serving as an Erosion & Sedimentation Control Technician.

Her responsibilities include reviewing applications for NPDES permits, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan reviews and conducting site inspections for the following municipalities in Bucks County:  Bedminster Township, East Rockhill Township, Haycock Township, Hilltown Township, Milford Township, Perkasie Borough, Quakertown Borough, Richland Township, Richlandtown Borough, Sellersville Borough, Silverdale Borough, Springfield Township, Trumbauersville Borough, and West Rockhill Township.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x108 Email: tjoneslong@bucksccd.org

Erosion and Sedimentation Control Technician - Amanda Sandor

Amanda is a graduate of Allegheny College and has a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Ecology and a minor in Values, Ethics, and Social Action. She previously worked in endangered waterbird conservation and wetland restoration in Honolulu before becoming a resident of Bucks County in 2017. Amanda became a Bucks County Master Gardener in April 2020.

Amanda joined the BCCD in October of 2021 and is currently serving as an Erosion & Sedimentation Control Technician. Her responsibilities include reviewing applications for NPDES permits, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan reviews and conducting site inspections for the following municipalities in Bucks County: Buckingham Township, Chalfont Borough, Doylestown Borough, Doylestown Township, New Britain Borough, New Britain Township, Telford Borough, and Warrington Township.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x114 Email: asandor@bucksccd.org

NPDES Permit Coordinator - Susan Seykot

Sue transitioned from a part time position to full time with the District in January of 2019. She acts in partnership with our lead NPDES Permit Coordinator, Rene' Moyer. Her duties include processing Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans and NPDES Permit Applications, corresponding with applicants and engineers, archiving completed projects, submitting data to the federal permit tracking systems, and providing general support to the District Technicians.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x101 Email: sseykot@bucksccd.org

NPDES Permit Coordinator - Naomi Speidel

Naomi started with the District in March 2022. She acts in partnership with our lead NPDES Permit Coordinator, Rene' Moyer, and Sue Seykot. Her duties include processing Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans and NPDES Permit Applications, corresponding with applicants and engineers, archiving completed projects, submitting data to the federal permit tracking systems, and providing general support to the District Technicians.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x124 Email: nspeidel@bucksccd.org

Receptionist - Marilyn Laurelli

Marilyn is a graduate of Delaware Valley University and has a B.S. in Horticulture/Plant Science.  Marilyn joined the BCCD in January of 2019. She is also the District's official Right to Know Officer.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x100 Email: mlaurelli@bucksccd.org