Ms. Manderino has more than 20 years experience as a policy consultant addressing environmental and sustainability issues for local, national, and international agencies, including the US Environmental Protection Agency, US Agency for International Development, and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. She has partnered with communities in the US and abroad to strengthen their capacity to address environmental and health problems by engaging formal and informal institutions. She co-authored a book on voluntary environmental programs which examines different program structures and their potential as an alternative to command-and-control regulations. She is doing her dissertation research on national-level institutional and governance environments and how they contribute to the extension of water and sanitation services in low-income countries. Ms. Manderino holds a B.A. in Business Administration, an M.S. in Finance and has worked on long-term projects in Europe and Africa.
Manderino, L.A.; deLeon, P.; Rivera, J., Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Policy Perspective, Chapter 1: Voluntary Environmental Programs: An Introduction. Lexington Books, forthcoming book late 2009.
Manderino, L.A.; deLeon, P.; Managerial Implications of Voluntary Environmental Programs: Lessons from the Commons. Presentation to the American and European Public Administrations in Comparison Conference, Tampere, Finland, 2009.