Central Oregon Chapter Professional Engineers present Meeting Stormwater Regulations in Central Oregon


Wednesday, October 5, 8:30am-5pm at The Phoenix Inn Suites in Bend. Subjects include Bend and Redmond stormwater management updated standards and specifications, 2010 Central Oregon Stormwater Manual update discussion and review, current status on Bend and Redmond UIC Permits, presentations on both large and small scale local stormwater management projects and discussion on Rule Authorization versus a permit for the UIC program.


Wendy Edde is the Stormwater Program Manager for the City of Bend. She has over thirteen years experience in the stormwater field providing technical management to several countywide and municipal stormwater programs; and has been with the City since 2005 focusing on regulatory compliance. She has a B.S. Degree in Environmental Science from the University of California, Davis, focusing on pollution ecology.

Mike Caccavano has been City Engineer in Redmond since October 2005. Before that he served as City Engineer in Astoria Oregon for 14 years. He also worked as a consultant at land development engineering firms in Portland and Massachusetts. He is a licensed P.E. in Oregon and Washington and licensed in Oregon as a Land Surveyor, has a Masters degree in Logging Engineering from OSU and Bachelor’s in Forest Engineering from Syracuse, NY. He started out as a Forest Engineer, but gradually worked his way into civil and municipal engineering and has been working with stormwater design since the late 1980’s with experience in Massachusetts, Portland Metro area and SW Washington.

Shannon Ostendorff earned a BS from the Colorado School of Mines in Chemical Engineering.

Over 12 years in the Environmental Engineering field, serving the last seven with the City of Redmond. Responsibilities in Redmond have included overseeing the operations, maintenance and regulatory programs of the Stormwater and Wastewater Division. Worked on the group that developed the Central Oregon Stormwater Manual, and assisted with the most recent update. Currently serving as the Assistant Public Works Director- Utilities.

Alissa Maxwell is a Professional Engineer with Otak, Inc. She has over 10 years of experience

focused in water resource engineering. Alissa was one of the primary authors of the Central Oregon Stormwater Manual. She worked with local agency representatives to tailor the COSM to address local concerns and provide strong regional guidance. In addition to her work on the COSM, Alissa’s background includes hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, flood reduction studies, stormwater management plans, stream restoration projects, and environmental permit coordination.

All proceeds go to Central Oregon chapter Professional Engineers of Oregon Engineering Student Scholarship fund.


_ General Registration $119

(Includes lunch)

_ PEO/NSPE Member $109

(Includes lunch)

_ 3 or more from one firm $99/EA

A copy of the updated 2010 COSM is available from COIC for $95 (pre-order from Phil Chang-541-548-9534 by Sept. 21st or download from COIC website www.coic.org/stormwater.


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