Environmental Science Associates (ESA), a leading environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Bobbette Biddulph, AICP, ESA’s Southern California Regional Director, has been named Senior Vice President.
"Under Bobbette’s leadership, our Southern California offices have continued their steady growth, expanded our client network and the services provided to those clients, and secured a number of high-profile projects" said Gary Oates, ESA’s President. "As a senior vice president, Bobbette will play a stronger role in shaping the future direction of the firm and further extending the firm’s success, not only in the region but into new geographies as well."
Bobbette has more than 22 years of experience in environmental planning. She is well-versed in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and has experience working with local, regional, and state agencies. Bobbette’s knack for understanding how to use the environmental and planning processes for community improvement sets her apart from many of her peers. She balances competing objectives throughout the planning process, giving clients the necessary insight and guidance to inform decision-making while ensuring a plan that will successfully meet the challenges of the future. Bobbette’s experience with planning, environmental documentation, and compliance spans a myriad of project types from the small and focused to the large, complex and controversial. She specializes in program implementation, urban regeneration, recreation, city and regional planning, and environmental compliance.
Bobbette has managed projects throughout California for clients and lead agencies including the California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, California State Lands Commission, the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, Escondido, Encinitas, Del Mar, Oceanside, Temecula, and the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, Tuolumne, and San Diego.