Ms. Dercks has over 12 years of experience in public involvement and communications. She has a background in planning, preparing and implementing internal and external communication strategies, managing public outreach campaigns, and developing print and electronic materials designed to inform and educate the public of project initiatives.
Ashley has an extensive knowledge of the public involvement process and has successfully developed and implemented public involvement plans on mega, major, large and small scale projects.
As a Public Involvement Specialist, Ashley works directly with clients to develop, implement and execute strategic public outreach plans and tactics. She is responsible for the development of clear, concise, cost effective strategies to communicate transportation projects with the public, legislators and the media.