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Geraldine Knatz

Geraldine Knatz, American environmental scientist, city official, educator. Recipient Young Careerist award Business and Professional Women California, 1980, resolutions for community achievements California Senate and City of Los Angeles, 1984.


  • Knatz, Geraldine was born on October 18, 1951 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Charles Henry and Agnes Veronica (MacCormack) Knatz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Zoology, Rutgers University, Newark, 1973. Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, University Southern California, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University Sso.

      California, 1979.


    • Marine biology Tetra-Tech, Pasadena, California, 1976-1977. Environmental scientist Port of Long Beach, 1977-1981, manager environmental planning, 1981-1988, director planning, since 1988. Instructor environmental engineering University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1981, member sea grant advisory committee, since 1986.

      Professional associate East-West Center, Honolulu, Beijing, 1984-1986. Adjunct professor public administration California State University, Long Beach, since 1985. Member study committee on landslide access to ports National Research Council-Transportation Research Board, 1991-1992.

      Appointed member National Sea Grant Panel by Secretary Commerce, since 1994. Appointed member United States Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board, 1994.


    • Author: Illustrated Key to the Planktonic Copepoda of San Pedro Bay, 1980. Also numerous articles.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Harbor Area Young Women’s Christian Association, San Pedro, California, 1985-1991, president board, 1991. Member American Association Port Authorities (secretary harbors, navigation and environmental committee since 1991, vice chairman since 1996), Association Environmental Professionals (California board directors 1985-1987), Women's Transportation Seminar (Woman of Year 1995-1996), Phi Beta Kappa.



    Museum volunteer.


    • Married John Charles Mulvey, August 8, 1987.
    • father: Charles Henry Knatz
    • mother: Agnes Veronica (MacCormack) Knatz
    • spouse: John Charles Mulvey
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    Born October 18, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Rutgers University
    • 1977
      University Southern California
    • 1979
      University Sso. California
    • 1976 - 1977
      Marine biology Tetra-Tech
      Pasadena, California, United States