Ms. Israel specializes in economic and policy analysis and litigation support. She has extensive experience developing cost-benefit and economic impact analyses in a regulatory context, as well as providing guidance and training to assist agencies in evaluating and interpreting economic and financial analyses. Her professional experience also includes evaluating program effectiveness and developing and implementing performance measures. Ms. Israel is skilled at coordinating with stakeholders through public meetings and interviews to gather information about potential economic impacts. She has also provided litigation support on a variety of complex matters involving economic damages, including Natural Resource Damage Assessment cases.
Ms. Israel has consulted for clients including: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology, Virgin Islands Friends of the National Park, Island Resources Foundation, well as numerous private clients and various state agencies.
Ms. Israel holds an M.B.A. from University of Washington in Finance/Accounting and Environmental Management and a B.A. in Mathematics and Philosophy from Mt. Holyoke College.