Masuen Consulting LLC Water Resource & Sustainability FL TX WA US





Mitchel Walker


Mitchel Walker

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 33+ Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:Newport, WA


EDUCATION:


  • A.A. Criminology - Miami Dae Community College 1980
  • B.S. Zoology - Humboldt State University 1987
  • M.S. Construction Management - Florida International University 2003
  • Certified Commercial/Residential/Golf Irrigation Designer (CID) - Irrigation Association
  • Certified Landscape Water Auditor (CLIA) - Irrigation Association
  • Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor (CGIA) - Irrigation Association
  • Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) - Irrigation Association
  • Florida State Certified Irrigation Contractor

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:


  • Master Planning and Site Water Management Infrastructure
  • Complex Control Systems
  • Filtration and Water Quality Issues
  • Irrigation Design
  • Construction Management
  • Alternative Water Sources and Supply
  • Rainwater, Storm and Condensate Harvesting
  • Agricultural Irrigation Water Management and Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 1995 to present - President of Masuen Consulting LLC - A water management focused design, consulting, and management firm servicing the Golf Course, Landscape, and Agricultural Industries world-wide.
  • 1987 to 1995 - President of Walsuen Enterprises Inc., a Landscape and Irrigation design/build/management/consulting in Sacramento, CA.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


  • Professional Member American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC)
  • Corporate Member of The Irrigation Association (IA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Water Sense Partner
  • American Rain Water Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA)
  • Corporate Member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Corporate Member Texas Nursery Landscape Association
  • Corporate Member Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association

RELEVENT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • REUNION RESORT AND CLUB - DAVENPORT, FL - 1,800-Acre master planned development
  • FLORAL TERRACES TULSA BOTANICAL GARDENS - TULSA, OK - Multi-phase Botanical Garden using extensive hydro-zoning, pumps, filtration, and computerized controls
  • PrOMIL (Professionally Outsourced Mobile Irrigation Lab - Southwest Florida Water Management District - SWFWMD) - Lead Consultant to SWFWMD on agricultural irrigation issues - Consults with Farmers to improve irrigation system design, maintenance, operation and management for all types of agricultural irrigation systems
  • CENTURY VILLAGE - Deerfield Beach, FL - 640-acre large master plan renovation including pump station designs, filtration, computerized central control
  • MAIDEN ISLAND - Antigua - 16-acre private island development with extensive drip, rainwater harvesting, filtration and complex control system
  • CITRUS GROVE PARK - MARTIN COUNTY, FL - Large active county park with ball fields, passive park areas, pump station, filtration and computerized control
  • CITY CENTER - PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - Multi-use city park, retail, arts and entertainment complexes and conference center - pump and filtration design, computerized control system


Judy Jensen


Judy Jensen

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 15+ Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:: Mineral Bluff, GA


EDUCATION:


  • Associate of Arts in General Education (with honors), Daytona State College 2003
  • Associate of Design Services - Responsilities include training new designers, water conservation consulting, LEED consulting and design, irrigation design, & project design coordination.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Project Coordination
  • Master Distribution
  • Irrigation Design
  • Control Systems
  • Alternative Water Sources
  • LEED Projects

WORK EXPERIENCE/PROFESSIONAL

  • September 2005 - Present - Masuen Consulting, LLC
  • Director of Design Services - Responsibilities include training new designers, water conservation consulting, LEED consulting and design, irrigation design, & project design coordination.
  • Certified Landscape Water Auditor (CLIA) - Irrigation Association
  • Certified Gold Irrigation Auditor (CGIA) - Irrigation Association
  • US Green Building Council LLE AP, 2008
  • Certified Irrigation Designer, Commercial, 2001
  • Licensed Irrigator, Texas #LI0023996, 2018

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


  • Corporate Member of United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Professional Member of The Irrigation Association (IA)
  • WaterSense Partner

RELEVENT PROJECT ESPERIENCE

  • CENTURY VILLAGE EAST, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - 640 acre large master plan renovation including pump station designs, filtration, computerized central control.
  • TEXAS A & M TEACHING GARDEN, COLLEGE STATION, TX - Approx. 5 Acre garden featuring a center pivot, irrigation for an orchard, event lawn, and multiple categories of small gardens. Incorporated rain water catchment for teaching purposes.
  • FLORAL TERRACES TULSA BOTANICAL GARDENS, TULSA, OK - Multi-phase Botanical Garden using extensive hydro-zoning, pumps, filtration, and computerized controls.
  • MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN, MIAMI BEACH, FL - 2-3 acre site utilizing extensive drip irrigation & rotaries.


Leroy Lee


Leroy Lee

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 30+ Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:: Spirit Lake, ID


EDUCATION:


  • A.A. Degree - Cosumnes River College
  • MySql Database Analyst Certificate - Folsom Lake College, CA
  • MySql Programmer - Folsom Lake College, CA
  • MySql Administrator - Folsom Lake College, CA
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA) - Irrigation Association

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Irrigation central systems
  • Water Management
  • Drones and sensor technology
  • Computer software and IT solutions

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 TO PRESENT - Water Management Supervisor Masuen Consulting LLC - A water management focused design, consulting, and management firm servicing the Golf Course, Landscape, and Agriculture Industries world-wide
  • 2012-2014 - DST Output Senior Applications Analyst
  • 2011-2012 - Senior Business Product Service Specialist
  • 2007-2011 - Client Services Supervisor

Jeffrey Knight


Jeffrey Knight

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 30+ Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:: Georgetown, TX


EDUCATION:


  • Bachelor of Science | West Texas A&M University | Canyon, TX (1993)
  • Secondary Education Endorsement in Biology
  • Texas Licensed Irrigator | LI #0005270 | Austin, TX (1995)
  • TCEQ Irrigation Training Provider | #0345 | Austin, TX (1997)
  • Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester | BP#0004603 | College Station, TX (1999)
  • Landscape Irrigation Auditing and Management | Texas Cooperative Extension Texas>/li>
  • Certified Irrigation Contractor | Irrigation Association (2006)
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor | Irrigation Association (2007)
  • Certified Irrigation Designer | Irrigation Association (2011)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Irrigation Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Design
  • Electrical Troubleshooting (multi-meters, wire trackers, fault finders)
  • Presentation Skills
  • Curriculum Development
  • Technical Training (Drip Irrigation, Auditing, Backflow Prevention, Water Management, Electrical Troubleshooting, Design, Hydraulics, Irrigation Technician)
  • Soft Skill Training (Presentation Skills, Power Point, Constructive Feedback Model, Communicate Leadership Training)
  • Effective Personnel and Job Coordination
  • Author of “Irrigation Basics” - TCEQ approved manual used by 4 State approved irrigation training providers in Texas
  • Author of “Irrigation Technician Manual” - TCEQ approved manual used by 3 State approved irrigation training providers in Texas

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2019 to Present - Masuen Consulting, LLC. Texas Team Leader - Technical Consulting Department. Masuen Consulting is a water management focused design, consulting, and management firm servicing the Golf Course, Landscape, and Agricultural Industries world-wide.
  • 1997 to Present - Owner / Content Developer with Water Educational Training Services (WETS). Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) approved provider of 36 hour Basic Irrigation Course, 16 hour Irrigation Technician Course, and 10 continuing education courses ranging from 4 to 8 hours. WETS trains approximately 900 individuals each year seeking to gain their license or renew the license.
  • 2006 to 2018 - Central Regional Education Manager with Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply. Provided training to help develop customers through technical skills training.
  • 1995 to 2005 - Owner/Operator of Hydromatic Irrigation Design. Performed irrigation design and installation contractor for residential and light commercial systems.
  • 1995 to 2005 - Owner/Operator of Submatic Irrigation Systems, a Mail order drip irrigation company. Specialized in drip kits to gardeners and also worked with Soil Conservation Districts to provide tree kits to farmers.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Irrigation Association


Tave Close


Tave Close

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 30+ Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:: Sarasota, FL


EDUCATION:


  • Theology; Leadership: Hyles Anderson College
  • Master Business Administration: Liberty University
  • County Irrigation Contractor: Pinellas County, Florida
  • ISCO HFE Operators Qualification Certificate
  • Florida State Certified Irrigation Contractor

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Master planning and site water management infastructure
  • Complex control systems
  • Filtration and water quality issues
  • Construction management
  • Alternative water sources and supply
  • Pump station controls/remote telemetry
  • Central control (site control; Baseline; Maxicom; IQ, Etc.)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2020 to Present - Masuen Consulting LLC - Florida Team Lead - A water management focused design, consulting, and management firm servicing the Golf Course, Landscape, and Agricultural Industries world-wide.
  • 2018 to 2020 - Juniper Landscaping Inc., Director of Irrigation - A Landscape and Irrigation design/build/management/consulting company in Fort Myers, Florida.
  • 2014 to 2018 - Irrigation Technical Services - General Manager of an irrigation service, water management, pump station installation/maintenance company serving urban, golf and cemeteries in Florida.
  • 2010 to 2020 - The Todd Group - Construction Operations Manager
  • 2006 to 2010 - Kai’ros International - President & CEO
  • 2002 to 2006 - Worked in a variety of industries during college years, including shipping and receiving, and property management
  • 2000 to 2002 - Lakeshore Landscaping - Irrigation Superintendent
  • 1998 to 1999 - LandTech Inc. - Operations Manager
  • 1997 to 1998 - Rattlesnake Services - Irrigation Installation Foreman
  • 1994 to 1996 - Newberg Irrigation - Commercial Service/Installation Lead
  • 1991 to 1993 - AquaSource - Residential Installation and Service Foreman
  • 1989 to 1991 - National Sprinklers and Landscaping - Irrigation Installation Foreman

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • King's Point - Sun City, FL - 1,000 Acre master planned development
  • Florida Botanical Gardens - Largo, FL - Multi-phase Botanical Garden using extensive hydro-zoning, pumps, filtration, and computerized controls.
  • PrOMIL (Professionally Outsourced Mobile Irrigation Lab - Southwest Florida Water Management District - SWFWMD) - Lead Consultant to SWFWMD on agricultural irrigation issues - Consults with Farmers to improve irrigation system design, maintenance, operation and management for all types of agricultural irrigation systems.


Jon Peters


Jon Peters

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 32 Years


CITY OF RESIDENCE:: Coeur d'Alene, ID


EDUCATION:


  • University of Idaho Agronomic Studies
  • Washington State University Soils and Agronomy courses
  • Oregon State University, Grass grown for seed specialty course
  • Certified Crop Advisor National Accreditation 1991-2008
  • Cenex Harvest States Business Training

AGRONOMIC CONSULTING


  • Ag consultant for many field crops, with expertise in grass seed, cereal crops, peppermint, alfalfa, and turf.
  • Consulted with hundreds of growers in the Northwest United States and Southwest Canada on crop fertility, pest control and yield optimization.
  • Contract agronomist for Anheuser-Busch in hop production specializing in fertility and foliar disease mitigation.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2005 to 2018 - Senior Vice President for Baseline Inc. Boise Idaho. Baseline designs and manufactures irrigation controllers, primarily for large commercial, municipal, and agricultural uses. Products are sold under the Baseline brand and other brands under equipment manufacturing arrangements.
  • 1989 to 2004 - Agronomist and Operations Manager over several locations in North Idaho and Eastern Washington for Cenex Harvest States (CHS), Inver Grove Heights Minnesota. CHS is a diversified global agribusiness cooperative with over 11,000 employees.


RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Consultant and committee member to the EPA water sense program for irrigation performance measures and simulated testing.
  • Consulted on irrigation practices on the World Trade Center Memorial with world renowned soil scientists and arborists.
  • Irrigation controls consulting for many high visibility projects such as the Apple Inc. World Headquarters in Cupertino, CA, King Abdullah financial district in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the Wynn Palace in Macau, China.