David Saja

David joined West Creek in 2022 as the Senior Watershed Projects Manager. He earned his Ph.D. in Geology at the University of Pennsylvania, and he brings to the team a background in stream morphology and sediment composition and transport. A Certified Watershed Steward for the Cleveland Metroparks, David is also adjunct faculty at Case Western Reserve University.

David is driven to promote the importance of equitable access to natural green spaces and clean waterways. He will collaboratively work with public and private partners to manage West Creek Conservancy’s regional watershed program services in Northeast Ohio. David’s responsibilities include watershed planning, restoration initiatives, stormwater/green infrastructure projects, watershed planning/NPSIS development and maintenance.