ANNIKA FAIN, PRINCIPAL HYDROLOGIST & GEOMORPHOLOGIST, PRESIDENT
Annika Fain is a hydrologist, geomorphologist, engineer, and president of Fain Environmental LLC. She is a Certified Floodplain Manager and EIT who has broad-based experience in ecosystem restoration, coastal geomorphology, watershed hydrology, floodplain management, and environmental outreach. She has over 17 years of experience managing and performing analysis of physical and geological processes throughout the watershed. For the past nine years, she has lead restoration events along the Duwamish River as a Puget Sound Steward with EarthCorps. She has participated in restoration events throughout the watershed for the past 30 years. Annika teaches students about oceanography through the Ocean Inquiry Program. She participates in the Girls on the Run program as a running buddy for elementary school girls. Annika is an avid runner, cyclist, swimmer, triathlete, and hiker.
STEPHEN NOVAK, JUNIOR GEOMORPHOLOGIST
Stephen is a junior geomorphologist. He has a B.S. in Geology and a minor in GIS obtained from Western Washington University. Stephen focused his undergraduate research experiences in studying fluvial geomorphology. He is proficient in using GIS to solve spatial problems and is skilled in displaying spatial data in a precise manner. Stephen is a certified GIT in the state of Washington. He is passionate about seeking adventure and connecting to outdoor spaces and in his spare time enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, playing the guitar, and drinking coffee after 4 PM.