November Forum

PSCW 2022 Report

Join us on Tuesday, November 15th from 12-1pm for the Partners of Scott County Watersheds’ yearly summary. Listen over the lunch hour as the PSCW Executive Board shares the results of the 2022 Snapshot events, reviews the year’s successes, and discusses plans and projects for next year.

This presentation will be held in person at the Eastern Avenue Library and livestreamed via Zoom.

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Meeting ID: 932 9223 9628

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About the Speakers

Mike Paustian

PSCW Chair

Steve Gustafson

PSCW Vice-Chair

Amy Kay

PSCW Board Member

Kelsi Massengale

PSCW Coordinator

Mike Paustian
Mike is a 6th generation farmer from Walcott, where he and his family raise pigs, corn and soybeans.  He received his Ph.D. in microbiology and worked as a research scientist before returning to the family farm.  

Steve Gustafson
Steve is an environmental geologist with over 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors. He has worked on a wide variety of environmental projects, and has experience with a variety of surface water quality issues, including but not limited to fecal bacteria, sediments, excess nutrients, and chloride. His interest focuses on in-situ remediation methods for nutrients and fecal bacteria, as well as sedimentation in river backwaters as relating to overwintering fish habitat.

Amy Kay
Amy has been involved with stormwater management for 15 years and has served as the Clean Water Manager with the City of Davenport since 2016. Here, she directs the stormwater, resource conservation, watershed management and permit compliance programs. She holds a Master of Arts from the University of Illinois, Springfield’s College of Public Affairs and Administration in Environmental Management and Planning. 

Kelsi Massengale
Kelsi is the Watershed Coordinator for Partners of Scott County Watersheds. She joined PSCW in May of 2021 after completing her master’s degree in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration from Western Illinois University. She also received her bachelor’s degree in the same program with a minor in environmental studies. During her college studies, Kelsi served as an AmeriCorps Environmental Educator at Nahant Marsh Education Center, where she discovered her passion for conservation and advocacy.