Ghina Yamout – Board Advisor 

 

Biography

 

Board Member at Soroptimist International, Lions Club and Lebanese Ladies Cultural Society

EDUCATION:

PHD – Sustainable Environmental Resources Management – University of Florida (UF) – 2005
Decision Theory Application to Sustainable Resources Management – Triple-Bottom-Line analysis for Multiple Party
Decision Making under Risk, Uncertainty, and conflict in Water Resources Allocation Problems.
MSC – Environmental Technology – American University of Beirut (AUB) – 2002
An Optimization Approach for Sustainable Multi-Sectoral Water Supply Management in the Greater Beirut Area.
BSC – Chemistry – American University of Beirut (AUB) – 1999

EXPERIENCE:

MARRS SERVICES (2020 – PRESENT) Southern California, CA

Client Service Manager, Outreach and Business Development

ALTA ENVIRONMENTAL | NV5 (2015 – 2020) Southern California, CA

  • Director of Business Development, Strategy, and Partnership
  • Project Manager – Countywide Sustainability Annual Report and Performance Metrics for LA Metro

WESTON SOLUTIONS (2013 – 2015) Southern California, CA

  • Business Development Manager – Business Strategy Development and Firm Branding
  • Project Manager – Watershed Management for the County of LA Department of Public Works
  • Project Manager – Historical Characterization of the California Bay-Delta Hydrology

CITY OF MESA, AZ (2007 – 2009) City Of Mesa, AZ

  • Water Resources Sustainability Technical/Regulatory Specialist
  • Project Manager – Water Demand Projections

GY CONSULTING (2009 – 20011) City Of Mesa, AZ
Project Manager and Principal Researcher – Price and Weather Elasticity of Demand Analysis

PARSONS CORPORATION (2005 – 2007) West Palm Beach, FL
Assistant Project Manager / Water Resources Specialist – Everglades Restoration

Co-Chair and Council Member – LA Metro Sustainability Council (2017 – Present)

Board President – Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA-CA) (2017 – Present)

Initiatives Lead / Committee Member, “Girls into Green Careers” and “Let’s Connect” International
Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (2018 – 2019)

Board Member, LA Metro Transportation Business Advisory Board (TBAC) (2015 – Present)

Conference Committee Member, Panel Moderator, and Session Lead, California Stormwater Quality
Association (CASQA) Annual Conference (2016 – 2019)

Conference Organizing Committee / Moderator, City of LA Mayor’s First Small Business Summit (2017)