Please Note

Beginning March 17, 2020, all staff are working remotely; email is the best form of contact.

For general inquiries, please email

*All staff can be reached by phone at (609) 883-9500, along with 3-digit extension, unless noted otherwise.

  Position Email Address Phone*
Steve Tambini - biography Executive Director 200
Kristen Bowman Kavanagh - biography Deputy Executive Director 221
Pam Bush - biography Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel 203
Kevin Pregent Associate Counsel 224
Kenneth Warren - biography General Counsel (484) 383-4834
Donna Woolf Executive Assistant 222
Finance and Administration
Elba Deck - biography Director, Finance and Administration
(267) 528-8860 
Patricia Hausler Accounting/Benefits Specialist 249
Denise McHugh Finance & Administration Specialist 240
Patrick Rago Support Services Technician 245
Lulin Zhong Finance/Accounting Manager 211
Information Technology      
Karl Heinicke Senior Information Specialist 241
Karen Reavy Information Specialist/GIS 273
External Affairs and Communications
Elizabeth Koniers Brown - biography Director, External Affairs and Communications  
Peter Eschbach - biography Director, External Affairs and Communications (retiring October 31, 2021) 208
(609) 331-4018
Stacey Mulholland Government Affairs Lead 260
(609) 802-1266
Kate Schmidt Communications Specialist 205
Water Resource Management
Sarah Beganskas
Water Resource Scientist  
Project Review       
David Kovach - biography Manager, Project Review 264
Bob Damiani Senior Geologist 303
Eric Engle Senior Geologist 229
Kendria Henson Water Resource Engineer 251
Raveena Khokhar Water Resource Scientist   293 
Water Resource Planning      
Chad Pindar - biography Manager, Water Resource Planning 268
Sara Sayed Water Resource Scientist  
Michael Thompson Water Resource Engineer 226
Water Resource Operations      
Amy Shallcross - biography Manager, Water Resource Operations 232
Fanghui Chen Senior Water Resource Engineer 225
Anthony Preucil Water Resource Scientist 304
Science and Water Quality Management
Namsoo Suk - biography Director, Science and Water Quality Management 305
Water Quality Assessment      
John Yagecic - biography Manager, Water Quality Assessment 271
Jacob Bransky Aquatic Biologist 230
Ronald MacGillivray Senior Environmental Toxicologist 252
Elaine Panuccio Water Resource Scientist 307
Water Resource Modeling      
Thomas Amidon - biography Manager, Water Resource Modeling 253
Li Zheng Senior Water Resource Modeler 257