Dr. Kevin Bliss has over 35 years of environmental management and permitting experience at the local, state, and federal levels, including 6+ years in the renewable energy sector. Previous positions include Sr. Permitting Specialist and Project Manager with TRC, a leading global consulting, engineering, and construction management firm; Permit Administrator and Program Manager with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation; and Environmental Planner at the County and City levels. Kevin enjoys teaching environmental science, ecology, and other evening courses at a local university, and holds Board positions on several non-profit corporations, including the Great Swamp Conservancy, the NYS Wetlands Forum, and the Atlantic States Legal Foundation. Kevin is a certified Professional Wetland Scientist and has a PhD and MS in Environmental Science from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, as well as undergraduate degrees in Water Resources and Fisheries and Wildlife Technology.