McMillen Jacobs Associates announces that Cory Warnock has been promoted to regulatory and licensing discipline lead.
In this role, Warnock will manage the day-to-day activities associated with the regulatory and licensing technical group. He will work closely with Greg Allington, permitting and environmental discipline lead, with a focus on sharing resources to maximize the utilization of these two groups. Additionally, Warnock will work closely with Marissa Emmons, vice president and water resources business development lead, to expand the program with existing and new clients.
He will continue to serve as project manager for the company’s current multiyear contracts with Homer Electric Association, Energy Northwest and Nushagak Cooperative, as well as regulatory and natural resource study program management for existing projects with Chugach Electric and Avista Utilities.
Warnock has more than 19 years of experience specializing in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensing, relicensing and compliance. McMillen Jacobs says he has extensive experience facilitating process and collaborating with and presenting to federal and state agencies and FERC. Warnock is currently managing licensing work associated with both the traditional and integrated licensing processes. In addition, McMillen Jacobs says Warnock has a background in fisheries biology. He has experience with fish behavior impacts related to hydroelectric facilities and possesses experience in native salmonid habitat suitability evaluations and preference curve development, instream flow studies, anadromous and resident salmonid presence and abundance evaluations.
McMillen Jacobs is a full-service environmental, engineering and self-performing construction firm in the water resources, hydropower, fisheries, transportation and heavy civil underground markets.