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Matrix to Sit on FEMA-Hosted Sandy
Recovery Elevation Summit Panel

Sean Savage, Matrix’s RREM Project Program Coordinator, Will Be a Member of the Planning Session Panel on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Florham Park, NJ - Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. (Matrix), is pleased to announce that Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) project program coordinator Sean Savage will be sitting on a FEMA-hosted Sandy Recovery Elevation Summit Panel on September 23, in Eatontown, NJ. The Planning Session is focused on elevating homes that were either damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Mr. Savage is a professional engineer with more than 20 years experience in New Jersey with residential and commercial land development projects. He is currently working with multiple RREM contractors and has provided design services for over 200 residential properties damaged by Superstorm Sandy. One of the biggest challenges has been meeting the short time frames required by the RREM program while adjusting to changing regulations.

Sean is also the Director of Land Development for the Land Development Services group within Matrix. He has experience on projects ranging from large scale residential and commercial projects to single family houses as well as feasibility studies, redevelopment projects and large scale solar array farms. Mr. Savage said “I am a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore and am very proud to be a part of the rebuilding process”.

The Planning Session is being hosted by the Shore Builders Association of Central Jersey, along with the NJ Institute of Technology, NJ Department of Community Affairs, and FEMA’s Federal Disaster Recovery branch.

The idea of the summit is to solve the access issue for the senior and special needs population, as well as those that simply wish to age in place. The majority of seashore towns that were the most heavily impacted by Sandy have small lots and in most cases, are not capable of accommodating ramps. Working together, the goal is to devise an alternative that is both practical and affordable. The participation of local builders and architects is vital to the success of this effort. Bringing existing plans, renderings, etc., that would be applicable to the discussion is encouraged.

The Summit will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014, from 8:30 to noon at the New Jersey Recovery Field Office, 260 Industrial Way, Eatontown, NJ 07724. Interested parties can contact Mark Strohoefer, Community Recovery Specialist, for more information at 732.977.1666; mark.strohoefer@fema.dhs.gov.

For more information on the RREM project or to learn more about Matrix’s engineering services please contact Sean Savage at ssavage@matrixneworld.com.  

Formed in 1990, Matrix is a leading woman-owned full-service engineering and environmental services firm. Matrix is working on a wide range of infrastructure, building and environmental projects for public and private-sector clients throughout the United States. The Florham Park, NJ-based company has offices in the Northeast as well as Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, New Hampshire, Delaware, California, and Arizona.

For more information on this firm, contact Dennis Petrocelli at 800.747.MATRIX, dpetrocelli@matrixneworld.com




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