Tim is Normandeau’s Corporate Lead for the Hydropower Market Sector and has more than 35 years of service. He is an expert in fish protection and passage issues and impacts of hydroelectric and other electric generating projects. He has been Project Manager in support of licensing, relicensing, and license compliance efforts at more than 25 hydroelectric facilities in Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. He is experienced in the FERC processes, experimental design, agency negotiation, and successful implementation and management of large projects, including fish protection/passage effectiveness, survival, radio telemetry, and hydroacoustic evaluations. He is also Principal-In-Charge for large federal hydropower focused contracts.
He has extensive experience related to diadromous fish biology and restoration in the Deerfield/Connecticut, Susquehanna, Willamette/Columbia, and Santee/Cooper basins. Species of specific interest include American Shad, River Herring, Shortnose and Atlantic Sturgeon, American Eel, and Atlantic and Pacific salmonids.
Tim has supported litigation teams in proceedings related to CWA and FPA. He has participated in strategy development, draft testimony preparation and critical review of testimony (team and opponents), production of exhibits, and preparation of witnesses. Clients have included Duke, South Carolina Public Services Authority, Exelon, and Entergy.
Tim has been active in: executive and director roles in multiple professional organizations; the organization and moderation of numerous symposia and conference sessions; and contributed many presentations at professional meetings. Tim earned a B.S. from Waynesburg College and a M.S. from Frostburg State University.