Meet the Team

We provide services in the fields of construction management, hydrology, survey, biology,
environmental permitting, and civil engineering.

 

Learn more about our Executive Team below.
Jacqueline Dagesse, MBA, CPESC, PMP
President, Director of Environmental Services

Ms. Dagesse is a certified project management professional with degrees in both business and engineering. At EIV she has developed a performance management system and strong client relationships to position EIV for long-term growth and sustainability. Her expertise in the development and implementation of creative finance solutions facilitates enterprise-level strategies and business initiatives.

 

In her technical work, she has focused on environmental engineering projects which have included: hydrologic analysis, culvert design, erosion prevention and sediment control design and inspection, aquatic organism passage recommendations, stormwater BMP design, and wastewater system design. She is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and performs environmental compliance inspections on civil projects. She also provides project outreach services for transportation projects. Given her technical background and training in communication, she can translate technical jargon so that it is easy to understand by the public and she lends a sympathetic ear to project stakeholders.

In her technical work, she has focused on environmental engineering projects which have included: hydraulic
analysis, culvert design, erosion prevention and sediment control design and inspection, aquatic organism passage recommendations, fluvial geomorphology analysis, stormwater BMP design, and wastewater system design.
She is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and performs environmental compliance inspections on civil projects.

Nathan Dagesse
Vice-President, Director of Development

Mr. Dagesse manages a team of highly skilled construction engineering professionals. In this role, his team provides project management, construction management and resident engineering services, for State and Municipal bridge, rail, roadway and greenway projects and for vertical building projects in the municipal and private markets.  His team has extensive experience with some of the most complex projects in Vermont, including accelerated bridge construction, vertical infill development and marine work.

Mr. Dagesse is detail-oriented and has an excellent reputation for his demanding standards for quality assurance and project communication. He has taken the lead for his team on complex construction projects, emergency response construction, and contract claims analysis.

Mr. Dagesse is detail-oriented and has an excellent reputation for his demanding standards for quality assurance. He has taken the lead for his team on complex bridge construction projects, emergency response construction, and contract claims analysis.

Jason Waysville
Vice-President, Director of Engineering

Mr. Waysville manages a group of design and support professionals for structural and civil engineering services.  He is a senior transportation engineer with over 10 years of experience as a senior engineer on various types of transportation and civil projects involving bridge, highway, railroad, roundabout, and private land development. On these projects he has performed structural inspection, construction management, and design. Mr. Waysville works closely with his clients to develop creative and effective solutions designed to meet both the complexity of the project and the needs of the community.

Natalie Boyle
Director of Communications

Ms. Boyle has experience providing public speaking and public relations on transportation projects. She has worked on various projects requiring outreach with several local governments within Vermont. She works with project stakeholders to address concerns, and on some projects, the work requires extensive interaction with the community. Ms. Boyle has experience coordinating weekly project meetings with VTrans staff, the contractor, local town officials and any events affected during each project, generating a project factsheet, coordinating with local media (upon request), and providing social media updates.

Sabin Clark
Associate Director of Engineering

Mr. Clark has over 10 years of experience in the construction industry and specializes in civil engineering infrastructure associated with transportation and utility projects.  He has filled lead roles in quality assurance functions, contract compliance, and other resident engineering duties. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of Vermont, and is relied on by our clients for complex and challenging projects.

Mr. Clark is also a Captain in the Vermont Army National Guard, commanding nearly 200 soldiers in a part time capacity, showcasing his dedication to duty, leadership and management skills.

Russ Colvin
Associate Director of Development

Mr. Colvin is an engineer and professional construction manager. He has degrees in both Liberal Arts and in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont and has worked in the construction industry for over forty years. He worked as the construction administrator for a reputable local architectural firm for five years and for a regional engineering firm in their structural division for five years. Mr. Colvin is a CSI certified contract documents technician and holds certifications for testing and technical inspections for concrete, bituminous, aggregate, and pile driving.

 

During the period of time that Mr. Colvin was working to obtain a degree in Civil Engineering, he also worked full time to provide owner’s representative services and clerk of the works services for many municipal projects all over Vermont. Those projects included school construction projects, public works facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, fish hatchery expansions, public safety buildings, historical renovations, and private and state office building projects. Prior to engaging in the architectural/engineering professions, Mr. Colvin owned his own construction company, Architectural Woodworking Inc., specializing is custom homes and fine woodworking. His company specialized in post and beam construction and in fine woodworking.

Scott Hance
Associate Director of Environmental

Hance has accomplished over 20 years of experience within the landscaping and arborist field since earning his B.S. from SUNY ESF (Environmental Science and Forestry) with a specialization in Environmental Forest Biology. He has been a part of the EIV team since 2014 when he was brought on to act as a certified arborist and wetland scientist. Currently, Mr. Hance is involved in a number of VTrans projects representing the state as a certified arborist in addition to fulfilling a similar role on both municipal and private levels.

 

Utilizing his background in environmental and forestry, Mr. Hance takes the lead on natural resource assessments for permitting including: wetland delineations, plant and animal identification, and identification of threatened and endangered species. Mr. Hance is also EIV’s lead environmental compliance inspector for utility projects throughout the State.

Mary O’Leary
Past President, Sales & Marketing

Ms. O’Leary has over 25 years of experience within the contracting industry and earned her Master’s degree from Cornell University in Soil and Water Engineering. She was the principal and sole manager of EIV Technical Services for over 15 years. In this capacity, she was responsible for strategic business planning, sales and contracting, and finance. She grew the organization significantly within the first 5 years of running the business and secured long-term State retainer contracts.

 

In her technical profession, Mary is a Senior Hydrogeologist and Environmental Permitting Manager. She takes the lead on complex Act 250 permitting, hydraulic analysis and fluvial geomorphology assignments. She also provides continuing education courses for professionals working within the water and soil science fields. She is also the chair of the environmental and civil engineering technology department at Vermont Technical College.

Buffi Calden
Business Manager

Ms. Calden has over 20 years experience in office and business management. She provides direct support to the owners of EIV with an array of management tasks, as well as marketing and public relations as needed. Her expertise and duties includes: human resource management, accounting, contract management support, building management, and vendor management. She has also worked on supporting project outreach projects with website maintenance, graphics, advertising and communication with the public.

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