B.S. in Geology (Skidmore College)
Master of Regional Planning (University of Pennsylvania)
Ms. Hegemann is Vice President and Principal with BSC Group, Inc., and manages the Ecological Sciences Group. She has a B.S. in Geology from Skidmore College and a Master of Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She has 25 years of consulting experience in wetlands assessment and impact analysis and regulatory permitting. Her expertise in wetlands science and regulations assists both public and private sector clients in project impact analysis and permit issuance at the local, state and federal levels.
Ms. Hegemann also is experienced in institutional and policy analysis relative to Massachusetts statewide policy development and local regulations implementation. She is active in teaching environmental impact analysis and regulation courses to state agencies and local and regional environmental interests. She is a member of the DEP Wetland Advisory Committee and has served on the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Advisory Committee that reviewed proposed changes to Water Quality Certification Process under the Clean Water Act's 401 regulations, as well as the DEP's Small Docks and Piers Waterways Advisory Committee. She contributed to DEP’s Massachusetts Inland Wetland Replication Guidelines.
Ms. Hegemann serves on her local Conservation Commission, has been on her Planning Board, and is a past president of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC). She is a Professional Wetland Scientist with the Society of Wetland Scientists and a Certified Wetland Scientist with the State of New Hampshire.