Regulatory Permit Coordinator / Senior Biologist
Mr. Rowland is a Regulatory Permit Coordinator and Senior Biologist for DESCO. In these roles, Justin is responsible for many aspects of DESCO project management, including client coordination, regulatory agency permit acquisition, financial management and cost proposals. He is also involved with technical aspects of field data collection and analysis. Mr. Rowland joined DESCO in 2003 as a Biologist, was promoted to the position of Project Manager, and later assumed the role of Regulatory Permit Coordinator. He has more than 10 years of technical, project management, and environmental permitting experience related to energy and development projects. He possesses an extensive knowledge of the current regulatory environment and has permitted and managed projects throughout the U.S. He has developed strong working relationships within many federal and state agencies, including USACE, USFWS, USFS, USGS, BLM, NPS, NRCS, and NMFS. As a Senior Biologist, Mr. Rowland has supported projects by performing threatened, endangered, and sensitive species surveys; conducting wetland delineations and wetland functional assessments; providing wetland mitigation project support; and creating habitat restoration plans. He has also developed and implemented numerous compliance monitoring programs to address sensitive resource issues in accordance with agency permit requirements.
Email: Justin Rowland
Lisa Hord, Errin Bryner, Krystal Villanueva,
and Paige Hampton
DESCO’s administrative team consists of Lisa Hord, Errin Bryner, Krystal Villanueva, and Paige Hampton. Lisa is the Office Manager and is responsible for processing invoices, accounts receivable, and banking. Errin is the Business Development Manager and is responsible for client relations, payroll, and graphics. Krystal joined the DESCO team in 2014 as an Office Assistant and her responsibilities include reception, travel arrangements, and equipment management. Paige joined DESCO in 2014 as an Office Administrator and takes care of accounts payable as well as assists with accounting and editing.