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Danielle DeVuyst, LEED Green Associate

Danielle DeVuyst, LEED Green Associate

Water and Sanitation Engineer

Peace Corps

Architect | Engineer | Project Manager | Sustainability Consultant | International Development

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Peace Corps

Water and Sanitation Engineer

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
•Collaborated with rural Peruvian communities and leaders to develop and complete site-specific technical environmental interventions that include 2 biodigestors and a solar-powered hydroponic system.

•Managed these projects in their entirety from conception to completion.
•Initiated and led community meetings and educational sessions.
•Developed and implemented detailed construction budgets.
•Received and managed 100% of grant financing requested.
•Negotiated with and motivated communities to contribute 40% of project costs.
•Organized transportation of all construction materials.
•Directed and supervised the construction, installation, operations and maintenance of each project.
•Closed out projects and grants.

•Developed large scale constructed wetlands project to treat the sewage of 250 community members.
•Applied for and received $5000 to teach Environmental Engineering to female students and complete constructed wetlands as the capstone project.

TEAM LEADERSHIP
•Organized and headed 3 Peace Corps training events in Otuzco, resulting in the training of 35 Peace Corps volunteers and 32 Peruvian Counterparts, as well as the construction of 2 improved cook stoves, installation of 1 biodigestor, and disinfection of 1 water system.
•Water and Sanitation Field-Based Training
•ECPA Climate Change and Renewable Energy Workshop
•ECPA Biodigestor Installation Training

WRITTEN AND GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS
•Wrote 4 effective grant proposals on behalf of rural Peruvian institutions, earning a total of $8,500 in external contributions and $3,726 in community contributions.
•Designed and co-edited the Peruvian chapter of ECPA's (Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas) newsletter. Authored articles pertaining to site appropriate renewable technologies.

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University of South Florida

Project and Graphic Designer

•Hillsborough County Public Schools' Magnet Program
-Created a large scale graphic marketing campaign for 7 middle schools in Tampa Bay Area that included banners, posters, pop-up signage and brochures for each school and its designated specialty.

•AEESP 2011 Environmental Engineering Conference
-Designed and produced new brand identity for the 2011 AEESP (Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors) Conference in its entirety including design of all signage, banners, name tags, drink tickets, lanyards and every other designed product using exclusively green materials.


•EPA Earth Day Exhibition
-Designed and built an interactive scale model of an existing stormwater pond to demonstrate the process of water collection and retention in relation to urban areas' impervious surfaces. Model functioned in plan and section showing natural filtration systems through water being pumped into and out of the model with a solar-powered water pump.

Career

Washington University in St. Louis

GIS Technician

GIS UTILITIES TECHNICIAN

•Located over 3000 points of on-site underground utilities including all pipes and valves for steam, chilled water, hot water and fuel oil using the Trimble GPS locater.

•Imported collected GPS data and mapped 40 acres of campus residence utilities, generating a comprehensive map of the SOUTH40 and database for energy efficiency and cost analysis.

GIS HORTICULTURE TECHNICIAN

•Conducted campus-wide tree inventory to serve maintenance management with GPS locator, ArcGIS, ArcPad and ArcCatalog software, locating, identifying and characterizing over 3,500 trees.

•Configured and maintained a comprehensive GIS horticulture database to include genus, species, caliper, condition, maintenance need and observation of each tree on campus per requirements to achieve Tree Campus USA certification.

GIS FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

•Geo-referenced all AutoCAD campus building floor plans onto GIS aerial, totaling over 500 geo-referenced additions as well as interior polygons for space survey analysis of area, function, ownership and cost.

•Designed ADA building maps in Adobe Illustrator for every campus building. Created GIS ADA campus maps for easy web access with adjustable layers and links to the maps of over 100 ADA accessible buildings on campus.

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C.T. Hsu and Associates

Architectural Intern

•Participated in completion of several city projects, including public schools and fire stations in both schematic design and construction document phases.

•Drafted at a variety of scales in AutoCAD, drawing building plans, sections, elevations, wall sections and construction details.

•Coordinated with MEP consultants and maintained current and corrected drawings.

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Architectural Assistant

University of South Florida

Master of Science Environmental Engineering

Washington University in St. Louis

Master of Architecture (MArch), Architecture

University of Florida

Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Architecture

Georgia Institute of Technology

Architecture/ Urban Design