Dr. Britt Faucette, Ph.D., is an Ecosystem Scientist, Certified Professional of Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC), and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). He earned his Ph.D. from the Odom School of Ecology at the University of Georgia where he researched storm water and recycled organic materials applications. He also served as a specialist in storm water management, organics recycling, and pollution prevention programs in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and served as an adjunct professor in the School of Environmental Design. Britt currently serves on boards and committees for the American Society of Test Methods (ASTM), Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), US Composting Council Research & Education Foundation (CCREF), International Erosion Control Association (IECA), and Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GA SWCC). In 2008 he was the recipient of the Annual Clean Water Award presented by the US Composting Council. He has published two books on organic materials research and design, authored over 20 scientific peer-reviewed journal publications, over 100 popular press articles, developed federal and state agency specifications, worked with foreign governments and development projects in 15 countries, has been awarded over $500,000 in research grants, has conducted seminars and trainings at over 100 national and regional conferences, and taught graduate students.