RETTEW is pleased to announce the hiring of Kara Kalupson as its MS4 Coordinator. Working in the firm’s Lancaster, Pa. office, Kalupson joins RETTEW’sKara Kalupson civil/municipal engineering group.

Kalupson is responsible for the ongoing planning and implementation of RETTEW’s MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) efforts with municipal clients, assisting with reviewing, revising, and implementing stormwater management programs. She will guide municipalities in their public outreach and education, illicit discharge detection and elimination, and will monitor funding opportunities. With 30 years of experience, she is an expert at staying on top of regulatory requirements and using best management practices to implement the PA DEP-required six minimum control measures.

“Kara will play an important role with our municipal clients,” said Scott Russell, director of RETTEW’s civil/municipal group. “She will focus solely on creating and improving MS4 programs, including completing Chesapeake Bay Pollutant Reduction Plans and developing a training program for MS4 permittees.”

Kalupson most recently worked as the stormwater management coordinator for West Lampeter and East Lampeter townships. She also has worked for the Lancaster County Conservation District as an agriculture conservation technician, and in land development for private firms. A Registered Landscape Architect, Kalupson is a member of the Pequea Creek Watershed Association and serves on the Quarryville Borough Source Water Protection Steering Committee. She is also part of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Providence Township Planning Commission. Kalupson received a master’s degree in community and regional planning from Temple University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984. She resides in Providence Township, Lancaster County.