Key Staff

Dr. and Ms. Clauser at the Delaware Bay in Cape May County, NJ

Aaron S. Clauser, Ph.D., CPESC –

At Clauser Environmental, LLC, he serves as the technical/production lead on scientific projects. Dr. Clauser earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in Environmental Science from Lehigh University. Dr. Clauser is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control. He served as an environmental regulator with the Berks and Schuylkill Conservation Districts where he performed at both the technician and managerial levels. Dr. Clauser consulted as a Senior Environmental Scientist and Project Manager for RETTEW Associates, Inc. He has given oral presentations at conferences held by the Ecological Society of America, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Coldwater Heritage Partnership, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Delaware Riverkeeper, Pocono Comparative Lakes Program and Schuylkill and Berks Conservation Districts and has collaborated on an article published about Pacific Northwest amphibians in a peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Clauser has completed numerous training courses including DEP sponsored NPDES, Chapter 102 and 105 technical seminars, Applied Fluvial Geomorphology for Engineers (FGE) by Wildland Hydrology, Inc., and Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance of Dirt and Gravel Roads Training. Dr. Clauser served in the PA Air National Guard where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. His doctoral dissertation entitled “Zooplankton to Amphibians: Sensitivity to UVR in Temporary Pools” includes quantitative optical and organismal level models that are extended to landscape level variations in pool optical properties and population level sensitivity to Ultraviolet Radiation.

Krista S. Clauser, M.Ed. –

As the president of Clauser Environmental, LLC, she is responsible for overall client satisfaction, quality assurance, educational outreach programs, and project management. Krista has her bachelor’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She has her Master of Education degree from the University of Georgia, with a concentration in Learning, Leadership, and Organization Development. Krista has completed additional graduate-level coursework at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Wesleyan University. Currently, she is a doctoral student, pursuing her EdD at Drexel University in Leadership and Management, concentrating in Creativity and Innovation. She is a certified yoga teacher, breathwork coach, reiki teacher, and qi gong teacher. She has experience as a special education teacher at Schuylkill Intermediate Unit and as a homeschool educator at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Krista has expertise in integrating environmental/outdoor curricula into a diversity of subjects and educational settings.

Kora S. Clauser, M.B.A. –

Kora works as a biologist with Clauser Environmental, LLC. She has experience with stream and watershed studies, wetland delineation, scientific field investigations, and project delivery. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Biological Science with a minor in Psychology at Rowan University and has her Master of Business Administration degree from Lehigh University.