Amy Miller

Watershed Specialist
Watershed Program Lead

Amy Miller

Watershed Specialist
Watershed Program Lead

Amy started with ACCD in 2008 after completing a graduate degree in environmental science/biology at Clarion University. When not on the stream for work, she's usually still on the stream or lake fishing and hunting throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Phone: (412)291-8014

Danielle Sheppard

Agriculture Conservationist
Dirt + Gravel Roads Program Lead

Danielle Sheppard

Agriculture Conservationist
Dirt + Gravel Roads Program Lead

Danielle began working for ACCD in 2016 with prior experience in watershed conservation and Nutrient Management planning. She also administers the Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Roads Program. Outside of the office, she enjoys fishing, playing piano, and spending time on her family's farm.

Phone: (412)291-8017

Damon Weiss

Contract Engineer

Damon Weiss

Contract Engineer

Damon is the District's contract engineer and works primarily with the soils and stormwater solution centers. He's the founder of the Ethos Collaborative.

Jamie Shairrick

Contract Technologist

Jamie Shairrick

Contract Technologist

Jamie is primarily responsible for information systems wizardry and sometimes comes up with down-to-earth ideas. He also likes cycling. Cycling first, then the rest.

Jan Lauer

District Manager

Jan Lauer

District Manager

Prior to ACCD, Jan was the Director of 3 Rivers Clean Energy and Senior Vice President of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. Jan also spent 20 years in corporate research as an Operations Manager. Jan is on the board of the Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities and Penn’s Corner Charitable Trust.

Phone: 412-291-8013

Jonathan Burgess

Senior Agriculture Conservationist
Urban Agriculture Program Lead

Jonathan Burgess

Senior Agriculture Conservationist
Urban Agriculture Program Lead

Jon joined ACCD after studying Public Policy at Duquesne University. His background mixes natural resource mgmt., agricultural extension and policy analysis. Jon also leads our Urban Agriculture Program. He likes concerts, cooking, and time with his wife and their dog.

Phone: (412)291-8017

Kelly McLaughlin

Assistant District Manager
Chapter 102 Program Lead

Kelly McLaughlin

Assistant District Manager
Chapter 102 Program Lead

Kelly has worked at ACCD since 2006, and has worked for PA CleanWays (Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful) and Westmoreland Conservation District. She is on the boards of Turtle Creek Watershed Association and the Regional Trail Corporation.

Phone: (412)291-8012

Matt Gordon

Senior Resource Conservationist
Chapter 105 Program Lead

Matt Gordon

Senior Resource Conservationist
Chapter 105 Program Lead

Matt has been with ACCD since 2014 and helped to establish our Chapter 102 program. He is a Penn State and Clarion University graduate with a background in fisheries and aquatic ecology. Matt is an avid outdoorsman and is slowly adjusting to city life.

Phone: (412)291-8003

Melinda Muehlbronner

Senior Resource Conservationist
Lead Technician

Melinda Muehlbronner

Senior Resource Conservationist
Lead Technician

Melinda started with ACCD in 2014 and has over 6 years experience in Erosion and Sediment work.

Phone: (412)291-8002

Rebecca Zeyzus

Municipal Stormwater Program Lead

Rebecca Zeyzus

Municipal Stormwater Program Lead

Rebecca is the Municipal Stormwater Program Lead and is also the Executive Director of the Allegheny Watershed Alliance. She has spent time on Lake Champlain completing water quality testing and preventing the spread of invasive species. Rebecca loves swimming, kayaking, and reading.

Phone: (412)291-8006

Sara Bach

Customer Service Supervisor

Sara Bach

Customer Service Supervisor

Sara attended Chatham University and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration while working professionally in the healthcare field before joining ACCD. She has a strong background in training and direct customer contact. In her free time, Sara enjoys yard sales and shrift shopping, reading, and spending time with family.

Phone: (412)291-8010

Toni Bell

Customer Service Administrator

Toni Bell

Customer Service Administrator

Toni has built extensive experience in account management, specifically when working at the University of Pittsburgh in tuition monitoring prior to working at ACCD. An avid gardener, she uses the fresh picked vegetables and herbs when cooking for family and friends.

Phone: (412)291-8007