Jody Smet has 20 years professional experience in environmental planning, regulatory permitting, NEPA review, project licensing and compliance in the hydropower industry. She has been instrumental in the successful relicensing of numerous hydro projects, has a long history of implementing hydro licenses, and has deep regulatory experience working with FERC and other regulatory entities. Jody has extensive experience in watershed restoration and land and shoreline management planning; recreation planning; cultural resources management; and RTE species protection and planning and has an in-depth knowledge of federal and state hydropower statutes. Before joining Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, Jody led regulatory compliance in her role with Cube Hydro and in a consulting capacity for Alcoa, Brookfield Renewable Partners, and Dominion Energy, among others. Jody received her B.A. from Mary Washington University and holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University. Jody is also an AICP Certified Planner and graduate of North Carolina State University’s Natural Resources Leadership Institute.