Jack is a native to the Reno-Tahoe area, having grown up in Carson City and attended college at the University of Nevada Reno, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering and master’s degree in Hydrology. In his graduate studies, Jack developed expertise in performing geomorphic investigations including evaluating channel morphology using remotely sensed data, performing change detection of landscapes using DEMs of difference, and DEM construction using UAVs and photogrammetry. At Balance, Jack contributes design support in the form of hydraulic calculations, hydraulic modeling, and drafting. He also assists in collecting and analyzing hydrologic data associated with streamflow gaging, water quality sampling, and suspended sediment sampling. He is currently working towards earning his professional licensure in Civil Engineering.