“There’s something civil servants have that the private sector
doesn’t and that is the duty of loyalty to the greater good –
the duty of loyalty to the collective best interest of all rather
than the interest of a few.”
– David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General
High Quality H2O
Who: Steve Sulprizio
What: Environmental Analyst
Where: Department of Conservation & Recreation
MOSES: Member since 2009.
As an analyst with DCR's Division of Water Supply Protection, Steve Sulprizio conducts water quality sampling of all the tributaries that feed the Wachusett Reservoir. The Wachusett, along with the Quabbin Reservoir, supplies 2.5 million people in and around Boston with drinking water. Steve also tracks stream discharge and snow melt to determine the amount of water that flows into the Wachusett Reservoir on a daily basis.
Who: Vito Cicerone
What: Engineering Aide
Where: Department of Fish & Game
MOSES: Member since 2007.
From boat ramps and fishing piers to canoe access and special event permitting, it is the Office of Fishing & Boating Access that designs, builds and maintains the Commonwealth's more than 275 locations along our coasts, ponds and rivers.
Who: Laura Conlee
What: Black Bear Project Leader
Where: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife
MOSES: Member since 2008.
Bear is just one of the 14 furbearer species Laura Conlee monitors for the Commonwealth. On any given day she can be found tracking through the woods, educating a group of school children or helping a town understand why coyotes are in their backyard.
MOSES members making a difference around the world. Each year, MOSES scientists and engineers donate their time to Engineers without Borders. Here is just a small sampling of the good and important work they do.
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