Jonathan Smith has over 22 years of experience in assisting communities in adopting sustainable stormwater management solutions to address flooding and surface water quality issues in a manner that also meets community specific objectives such as ecosystem restoration, urban revitalization, and watershed scale improvements. He is an Engineering Manager for Stormwater Services for the Research Triangle Park office of Tetra Tech and serves as a lead technical services provider to municipal, state, and federal clients. For the past several years, Mr. Smith has worked extensively with municipalities across the country to advance the use of green infrastructure through code revisions, policy updates, technical support, design manuals, and outreach and education.
Mr. Smith is a professional engineer (NC, SC, VA and WV), a Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ), a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sedimentation Control (CPESC), and is a LEED-Accredited Professional. He is also an approved instructor for CPSWQ.
Before becoming a consultant, Mr. Smith worked in an academic setting at North Carolina State University for more than 11 years, where he served as extension engineer for numerous projects within a stormwater and ecosystem restoration focused research group. Under his leadership several innovations in stormwater management practice were developed regarding practice design and performance.