Penelope Griber

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Penelope A. Griber
Senior Environmental Project Manager

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

Ms. Griber is a certified Wetlands Delineation Specialist and over the years, has attended many continuing education courses including 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. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Athens State University in Alabama.

Ms. Griber has been 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 she was Co-chair of the Barnegat Bay Estuary Program Science and Technical Advisory Committee, and 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. She 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 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, she has been actively involved in re-constructing her home with the help of family members.

Penelope Griber 02/05/2014