Partner, Natural Infrastructure
Using her skills in collaborative process design, research, communications, and project management, Kristiana Teige Witherill serves as coordinator and facilitator for several cross-sector collaboratives working on improving water quality and restoring watershed health through the use of natural infrastructure. She has helped guide these collaboratives through the development of their foundational governance structures as well as ongoing annual operations. Drawing on her experience at a water and wastewater utility, Kristiana has felt firsthand the challenges faced by the utility sector and works to find solutions to those challenges that benefit both people and the environment. She holds a Master of Environmental Science with a water resources management focus from the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a BA in economics from Wellesley College.