Herbert August is the Manager of Grants Administration at the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council. His background includes extensive experience in environmental and transportation planning as well as project management.

Herbert started his professional career in the Highlands working for the Morris County Transportation Management Association promoting the environmental benefits of carpooling, bicycling, and mass transit in the Highlands. Since then, Herbert has worked in the private sector with the NJ DOT, NJ DEP and NJ Transit as well as various NJ municipalities to further their goals of improving local and regional infrastructure while considering environmental regulations and bicycle/pedestrian initiatives.  Prior to joining the Highlands Council staff, Herbert was the project manager and planning lead for a number of land use planning projects in the New York Metropolitan area for a small architecture firm in New York City.

Herbert received a B.S. in Environmental Planning and Design from Cook College, Rutgers University.