Dr. Rusanowski has more than 40 years of government, private sector, and environmental management and consulting experience. He has extensive experience in environmental impact assessments, environmental compliance monitoring, aquatic and marine resource evaluations, development and land use permitting, project consensus building, government liaison activities, public outreach, development and implementation of freshwater, marine and terrestrial monitoring programs, design and implementation of quality assurance/quality control programs, natural resource policy development and implementation, water quality, environmental toxicology, and aquatic ecology.
Dr. Rusanowski has extensive consulting experience within the power generation (hydro, nuclear, coal, and oil fired power plants), oil and gas, and mining industries; and four years of State government experience in the office of the Governor, State of Alaska.
He holds a B.S. in biology from the State University of California at Northridge, a M.S. in botany from the University of British Columbia, and a PhD in plant science from the University of Maine. He is the author or co-author of more than 75 reports and scientific publications.