Susan Shaw Joins ESA’s Southeast Biological Resources Team


Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is pleased to announce that Susan Shaw has joined the firm as Senior Managing Associate. Susan will collaborate with clients to provide solutions for restoration, permitting, environmental compliance, and special status species from ESA’s Orlando office. 

“Susan joins our growing team bringing expertise in Florida’s unique species, waterways, and regulations,” said Julie Sullivan, ESA’s Southeast Regional Director. “With local projects in the ground and extensive experience throughout the state, Susan’s project experience spans the full range of environmental compliance for a variety of project and client types.” 

Susan brings 20 years of experience in biological and resource management, environmental compliance, water and wastewater permitting and land management.  From natural areas assessments, wetland delineation, noxious species control, vegetative monitoring, to listed species surveys, permitting and relocations, she is well versed in all aspects of federal, state, and local permitting and compliance. Susan was integral to data collection, wetland delineations, public awareness meetings, agency coordination for permitting activities, and environmental construction oversight associated with Seminole County’s first surface water withdrawal facility.  She has actively managed Seminole County’s last remaining Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) population for the last sixteen years and has authored several publications on alternative land management techniques for Florida scrub jay habitats.  Susan is an active member of the Florida Lakes Management Society, Society of Wetland Scientist and the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals.  

Press Release: Susan Shaw Joins ESA's Southeast Biological Resources Team