Seriously Now Special Edition.
Robin Carpenter interviews Ed Kilduff and Francine Shaw about commonalities between their community on the San Juan Islands and the West Marin Community. In particular, the rifts between community members within each community and the similarities between the Friends of the San Juans and the Environmental Action Committee of Marin. Both speakers offer suggestions for addressing the conflicts.
Ed Kilduff has been an environmental consultant for over 20 years. Kilduff has worked on environmental cleanups for the Navy and the Department of Energy in both California and Washington, where he is licensed as both a hydrogeologist and engineering geologist. He has particular experience with groundwater monitoring and cleanup in shoreline areas, including fate and transport of chemicals and radioisotopes. He earned a BS in Geology and Mathematics from Tufts University, an MS in Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines, and an MS in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Francine Shaw graduated cum laude from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Architecture. She works in Washington State land use planning, implementing federal and state land use laws and local regulations, including the Planning Enabling Act, the Growth Management Act, Local Project Review, the Shoreline Management Act and the International Building Codes. For two years Francine was the Deputy Director of the San Juan County Community Development and Planning Department. She is a private land use planning and permitting consultant, serving property owners of San Juan County.