Dr. Allison Geiselbrecht Promoted to Principal

Floyd|Snider announced Tuesday, January 7, 2014, that Dr. Allison Geiselbrecht has been promoted to the title of Principal. She will join Dr. Teri Floyd and Kate Snider, PE, in providing key leadership for the environmental consulting firm. Dr. Geiselbrecht began at Floyd|Snider in March 2001 as an Environmental Chemist and was promoted to Associate Principal in January 2009. With over 13 years of experience coordinating multidisciplinary environmental projects in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Geiselbrecht has been a key member of the Floyd|Snider team, building lasting client relationships both regionally and nationally.

Dr. Geiselbrecht’s expertise is in the investigation of sediment and water chemistry and biodegradation of pollutants such as PAHs, PCBs, TBT, dioxins/furans, and pesticides, and stormwater management and controls. Dr. Geiselbrecht has worked extensively on projects involving geochemistry of freshwater and marine sediments, and she has conducted numerous study design, research, and field investigations. She assists clients with stormwater compliance, including source control and treatment technology evaluations, as well as litigation support for CWA lawsuits. Her strong technical expertise enables her to provide sound strategic and regulatory advice in complex regulatory settings.

Dr. Geiselbrecht has represented clients throughout the U.S. on complex projects, managing sediment cleanup, habitat restoration, and stormwater source control for the Port of Seattle Terminal 10, Seattle Iron and Metals, the City of Seattle, and Schnitzer Steel, among others. She has served as an expert witness and aided in mediation preparation and presentation on several trials with successful outcomes for the client. Recently, Dr. Geiselbrecht presented her co-authored paper, Port of Seattle Terminal 10: From Superfund to Active Use, at the American Society of Civil Engineers PORTS ’13 Conference in Seattle. She is currently Project Coordinator for the Western Port Angeles Harbor sediment site.