Mark Austin, Partner

​Practice Group leader, Air Quality and NOise Assessment


Master of Business Administration, California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, California

Bachelor of Science, Natural Resource Management, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California


Member, American Institute of Certified Planners

Member, American Planning Association

Former City of Fillmore Planning Commissioner

Ventura County Park and Recreation Commissioner



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Mr. Austin has more than 20 years of varied experience in planning and environmental analysis. He has successfully managed numerous controversial environmental documents in compliance with both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

He has experience in preparing noise assessments and conducting noise analyses and modeling in relation to both long-term project and short-term construction impacts. He has also provided peer review on a number of projects. Mr. Austin’s project experience includes solid waste facilities, transfer and recycling facilities, landfills, water and wastewater facilities, and large land developments.

Mr. Austin supervises air quality, noise, and related technical analyses for Meridian Consultants and is responsible for a variety of tasks, including project scheduling, personnel assignment and supervision, budget control, subconsultant coordination, and client communications, including presentations to local agency decision makers.