Penelope Griber

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Penelope A. Griber
Sr. Environmental Project Manager

E-mail: pgriber@dwsmith.com
Phone: (732) 363-5850 ext. 130

 

Ms. Griber is the Senior Environmental Project Manager, specializing in obtaining environmental permits from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) since 1985, including Wetlands Individual and General Permits, Letters of Interpretation, Waterfront Development and CAFRA Permits, Riparian Licenses, Freshwater and Coastal Mitigation Plans, Environmental Impact Statements, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Feasibility Studies and Due Diligence, and Expert Testimony for municipal planning boards and state agencies, such as the Pinelands Commission and NJDEP.

From 1996 to 2003, Ms. Griber was Co-chair of the Barnegat Bay Estuary Program Science and Technical Advisory Committee. She is the author of three chapters of the Scientific Characterization of the Barnegat Bay, edited by Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, and published jointly by NJDEP and US Environmental Protection Agency. Ms. Griber has delineated hundreds of acres of wetlands, obtained hundreds of environmental permits, and gained expertise in her field by performing environmental analysis for a variety of development sites throughout New Jersey.

Ms. Griber holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Athens State University in Alabama. She also is a certified Wetlands Delineation Specialist. Over the years, Ms. Griber has attended many continuing education courses consisting of Hydrology of New Jersey Wetlands, Groundwater Resource Management, Advanced Wetlands Delineation, Environmental Audits and Site Assessments, Applied Soil Science for Hazardous Materials, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control, Threatened and Endangered Species in NJ, Environmental Analysis using ArcView GIS, Freshwater Wetlands Construction Techniques, and numerous other related environmental courses at Rutgers University – Cook College Continuing Education Program.

Ms. Griber is the mother of two grown children and grandmother of five grandchildren, and devotes all of her spare time to her family. In 2012, her home was flooded by Hurricane Sandy. Since then, Ms. Griber has been actively involved in re-constructing her home with the help of family members.

Penelope Griber 02/05/2014