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"OMNNI Associates Announces Addition To Municipal Sector"

JEFFREY B. SANDERS Joins OMNNI Associates as Principal Planner

March 25, 2004

Appleton, WI - In response to company growth, OMNNI Associates is pleased to announce Jeffrey B. Sanders as an addition to the OMNNI team.

Sanders has 10 years of experience in environmental / land use planning and project management. He spent five years managing the Duck Creek Priority Watershed project, a $21.8 million program to reduce non-point source water pollution. He also facilitated the unification of tribal, local, state and federal stream restoration efforts under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and co-authored the Oneida Nation Comprehensive Master Plan. Sanders earned his Bachelors degrees in Urban and Regional Studies (Cum Laude) and Environmental Policy and Planning from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.

Sanders responsibilities with OMNNI Associates will center on providing community planning and design, especially in the areas of land use and Smart Growth Comprehensive Plans.

"We are pleased to bring Jeff Sanders on board," says Jeff Mazanec, Municipal Services Program Manager at OMNNI Associates. "His expertise in land use planning and natural resource work complements our strong presence in the municipal market. In addition, his work in stormwater planning and management and watershed protection and restoration fits well with OMNNIís solid background in civil/environmental infrastructure."

Sanders represents many area organizations including Sustainable Green Bay where he is on the Board of Directors. In addition, he has represented Ashwaubenon Parks and Recreation, the Wisconsin Outreach Advisory Committee, Wisconsin SDWA Ad Hoc Advisory Team, and the USEPA Wetland Development Grant Program Task Force.

Prior to joining OMNNI, Sanders was a planner for a local planning firm specializing in community, urban and regional planning.