M.A. Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University
Certificate in Water: Systems, Science, and Society, Tufts University
H.B.S. Environmental Economics, Policy, and Management, Oregon State University
H.B.S. Geography, Oregon State University
Sarah Reich joined ECONorthwest as a Policy Analyst in 2006. She specializes in environmental and natural-resource policy, planning, and economics. Her professional and academic experience focuses on water-policy issues, watershed management decisions, and socioeconomic dimensions of environmental planning. Sarah has recently assessed the economic benefits and costs of investments in water supply infrastructure, watershed restoration projects, green infrastructure approaches for managing stormwater, and sustainable site design. All of these projects involved detailed quantitative and qualitative assessment using an ecosystem-services framework grounded in science and economics. She has also managed large-scale socioeconomic analyses for federal and state environmental review. She has presented at regional and national conferences. In 2006, she was recognized with an AICP Outstanding Student Award.