Naomi Mermin, Principal
Naomi has established a reputation for helping to bring projects through with excellent environmental protection components, strong community and developer support, and positive economic impact. Naomi combines her experience in business and government with years of work in the environmental field. With an undergraduate science degree and a graduate business degree, Naomi is equally comfortable negotiating the science and the economics of environmental decisions and integrating this information into strategic policy and programmatic directions. Naomi offers technical expertise in climate change, energy, environmental health, and cities.
Angela Richards, Admin. Manager
Angela manages the billing and accounting as well as the many other administrative tasks necessary to keep the firm running smoothly. Angela's past work experience includes working for Planned Parenthood in California and in Maine. Angela holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Management and Policy from the University of New Hampshire. She currently lives in Portland with her husband and three boys.
Amy geren, Research Analyst
Amy Geren brings dynamic analytic, statistical, and evaluative experience in local government, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses to the Naomi Mermin Consulting team. Amy holds a Master’s Degree of Community Planning and Development from the Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, with a Certificate in Applied Research and Evaluation Methods. Among others, Amy has provided strategic evaluative services to the City of Portland and Partnerships for Health in Augusta, ME. Since May 2016, Amy has been a Downtown Experience Liaison for Portland Downtown, through this work she has been participating in the formation of the Portland 2030 District.
AMY Pulaski, Consultant
Trained as an engineer, Amy Pulaski has the unique ability to create multi-disciplinary and holistic solutions for projects that have a positive impact on local communities. Formerly the Community Development Manager for the City of Portland, ME, Amy has developed extensive understanding and particular expertise in issues of housing and community economic development. She has familiarity with HUD, the HOME Program, Emergency Solutions Grant, and special grant programs including Housing Prevention and Rapid Rehousing, CDBG-Recovery, NSP-1 and Section 8/BEDI.