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.

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

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

Agricultural Conservation Technician - Rachel Onuska

Agricultural Conservation was the driving force behind the creation of the BCCD. The ACT's role is to provide technical assistance in agricultural conservation planning, conservation funding opportunities, design, and construction inspections for Bucks County's farming community.  The ACT also administers Pennsylvania'a environmental agricultural regulations, specifically PA's Chapter 102 Ag Erosion and Sedimentation, Chapter 91 Manure Management, and the Act 38 Nutrient Management Law.  A graduate of Penn State's College of Agriculture, Rachel has been with the District since 2008, minus a five year hiatus overseas.  Her agricultural conservation interests for Bucks County include identifying solutions for no-till in wet soils, finding successful tools planting cover crops post soybeans, and supporting increased manure management infrastructure on commercial equine operations. To learn more, visit the Agricultural Conservation pages.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x104

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.

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, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township, Penndel Borough, Tullytown Borough, and Yardley Borough.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x109

Dirt & Gravel/Low Volume Roads Administrator - Morgan Schuster

Morgan is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State Univeristy 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

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, Buckingham Township, Dublin Borough, Durham Township, New Hope Borough, Northampton Township, Plumstead Township, Riegelsville Borough,  Solebury Township, Tinicum Township, Upper Makefield Township, and Wrightstown 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

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 Couty:  Chalfont Borough, Doylestown Borough, Doylestown Township, Ivyland Borough, New Britain Borough, New Britain Township, Telford Borough, Upper Southampton Township, Warminster Township, Warrington Township, and Warwick Township.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x102

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, Nockamixon 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

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: New Britain Township, New Britain Borough, and Chalfont Borough.

Phone: (215)345-7577 x114

 

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

NPDES Permit Coordinator - Kirstyn Gudknecht

Kirstyn is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Environmental Studies and Urban Studies. She has previously worked in farming and environmental education. Kirstyn's 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.

(215)345-7757 x124

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