Ms. Siebert graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Technology from Cornell University, a Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Public Affairs from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at UT Austin. Additionally, Ms. Siebert is licensed with the State of Connecticut as a Professional Engineer.
Her first professional work began as a research assistant at Cornell University, the USEPA, and UT Austin. From 1990 to 2003, Ms. Siebert was employed by Malcolm Pirnie, a respected consulting firm focused exclusively on environmental issues. As an Associate with the firm’s Operations Group, she managed and participated in a broad array of public utility projects nationwide, related to the capital delivery process and overall utility management and improvement initiatives.
In January 2004, Ms. Siebert joined the Town of Greenwich as the Sewer Division Manager. In this role, she was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Sewer Division as well as capital project delivery, asset management plan delivery, and operations and capital budgets. She was promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Public Works in July 2007. In September 2008, she was promoted again to become the Commissioner of Public Works. She is responsible for the overall management of Building Construction and Maintenance, Building Inspection, Engineering, Highway, Waste Disposal, and Wastewater Divisions, as well as business administration. This includes over 120 buildings, 75 bridges, 185 miles of sanitary sewer, a 12.5 mgd treatment plant, 28 pump stations, 265 miles of roadway, over 10,000 stormwater structures, a waste transfer station / recycling center, and more. Special initiatives have included department streamlining efforts, moving forward town wide storm water master planning, business process improvements, asset management programs, budget and capital project planning and division coordination.
Ms. Siebert also has served on the Town of Ridgefield’s Water Pollution Control Authority for many years. She enjoys yoga, horseback riding, hiking, sailing, gardening, cooking, and reading in her spare time.
You can’t get the environment out of the environmental engineer….