Cam has worked in marine and freshwater systems since the mid-1990s. Specializing in regulatory compliance, he oversees aquatic ecological studies and fisheries investigations. Cam brings a well-balanced combination of strategic and technical knowledge to each of his projects.
With scientific background in aquatic systems, Cam has an extensive work history developing natural resource sections under the National Environmental Policy Act, conducting essential fish habitat evaluations under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, and working with agencies to streamline the Endangered Species Act Section 7 consultation process.
Cam has experience pulling together diverse teams and managing unique individuals to achieve project success. With considerable experience in renewable energies from marine energy to onshore wind, Cam brings a successful regulatory and biological track record to each team he works on.
A first - Cam was the environmental project manager to fully permit the first marine hydrokinetic energy device to be deployed in Puget Sound.
Bill Mavros Senior Fisheries Biologist
Bill is a Certified Fisheries Biologist with over 26 years of experience designing and conducting environmental monitoring studies, and quantitatively assessing project-related impacts to endangered species. He is a creative problem-solver who is solution-oriented and adept at applying scientific approach to aquatic natural resource management.
His expertise includes habitat inventory, fisheries habitat restoration and mitigation both in the marine and freshwater environments, watershed planning, aquatic toxicology, and water quality. Bill has extensive experience in Endangered Species Act, National and State Environmental Policy Act compliance, and environmental permitting.
Bill applies scientifically based, multi-disciplinary environmental and fisheries technical and regulatory knowledge, leadership, and communication skills to effectively manage and support aquatic and fisheries resources programs. Bill utilizes his fisheries expertise to salmon recovery planning efforts in western Washington watersheds. Kokanee restoration is a particular passion of Bill’s and as such, he is an active participant in King County’s Kokanee Working Group.
In addition to being a Certified Fisheries Biologist, this avid fisherman is also a WSDOT-certified Senior Biological Assessment Author.
Katie is an interdisciplinary biologist, conservation practitioner, and environmental educator. She has her Master of Marine Affairs and Graduate Certificate in Climate Science from the University of Washington, where she researched ocean acidification and developed avenues to improve natural resource management in light of climate change.
Her work experience in environmental science is well-rounded, spanning terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. She has experience leading tree and vegetation surveys with the US Forest Service, restoring wildlife populations and sampling macroinvertebrates with the National Park Service, conducting fish and stream surveys with the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, and working as a marine mammal monitor and freelance writer.
At 48 NORTH, Katie enjoys helping clients find solutions that work for them. She has experience supporting environmental permitting at the federal, state, and local levels. Additionally, as a GIS Analyst, she uses maps and spatial analysis to support projects at every stage- from inception to permit applications.
On the weekends, you can find Katie backpacking in the Olympic mountains, attending a science communication workshop, or beachcombing in Seattle.
Celeste Barnes-Crouse is an interdisciplinary scientist with a background in geography and a passion for science communication. She earned her Master’s of Marine Affairs at the University of Washington, where she shaped her approach to problem-solving in the intersection of science and policy.
Prior to joining the 48 NORTH team, Celeste worked as a marine science interpreter, educating the public about the Salish Sea and its inhabitants. She has also contributed to several research projects, spanning a variety of topics from natural hazard safety and coastal morphology to social science and environmental stewardship. She brings her expertise in the landscapes of the Pacific Northwest to 48 NORTH and an eagerness to continue learning.
In her free time, you’ll find Celeste tidepooling, at the farmer’s market, or curled up with a book and cup of tea on a rainy Seattle day.