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BUILDING GLOBAL RESILIENCE - ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME
A primary goal of our work is to reduce risks and increase resilience across impacted facilities, sites and/or environments. We have coordinated and led multidisciplinary teams to develop scientifically-based environmental programs that bridge the state-of-knowledge science with applied research and traditional knowledge to answer specific environmental questions such as,
‘What will the future look like?’, ‘How will it affect me and my lifestyle?’ and
‘What is the risk to my business?’
Although there are numerous forecasts on the projected effects of climate change and several reports documenting and summarizing a wide range of climate change effects on both the physical environment and human activities, there is a lack of easily accessible information available to the people who must adapt to a changing environment. Consequently, the people most affected by climate change tend not to have the information they need for effective resilience planning. It is necessary to understand not just the climate science but to also place climate projections in the context of the social, economic, and environmental needs of the local population. TBEC provides actionable data to address this need.
Our Core Team
Ronni Wilcock Ph.D.
Dr. Wilcock, owner and founder, has extensive experience in ecosystems from Alaska USA to Australia, with experience managing multifaceted projects involving diverse stakeholders from large corporations and governments to small indigenous villages. She delivers integrated analysis and science-based fit-for-purpose services that incorporate both ecological and socio-economic challenges. Ronni has led several projects assessing environmental vulnerabilities such as climate risk assessments, and adaptation and resilience projects, both locally and globally.
Mr. Jase Wilcock has 8+ years of Program Manager experience. Jase interfaces with internal functional teams and external clients for planning, prioritization and issue resolution of overall activities in the support and achievement of the client’s initiatives and metrics. He is the Point-of-Contact for project questions and provides a nexus between western science and traditional knowledge and cultures, attending client meetings at remote locations. He manages compliance including policy adherence, customer satisfaction, quality control and safety.
Ms. Syniewski is proficient in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software; she has an M.Sc. in Marine Resources Management with a GIS certificate in Spatial Analysis. She develops models to determine climate impacts on the environment and is currently a Ph.D. student at Texas A&M. She was an author on the Commission to Rebuild Texas, a report in response to Hurricane Harvey. Jaimlyn has used GIS to model watersheds, determine land changes, compute changes in NDVI, and track changes in shoreline erosion, and has extensive field experience.
Ms. Haslip has a B.A. degree in Sociology, with a minor in Anthropology. She has experience in communication that sets the groundwork for identifying and highlighting customer-centered goals and ensuring culturally relevant outcomes. She has identified the needs of prospective and existing clients and established a working rapport through positive and supportive interactions and collaborations, and successfully managed client expectations.