Colquhoun, PE, LEED AP. The electrical department
adds Michael Smith, EIT, while the environmental
department added Erica Betts. The structural
department welcomes Natasha Kuchitskaya, EIT,
and the admin department welcomes Malia Shoults.
Terry Snyder has been
appointed as AARP Alaska’s
new volunteer State
President. She has resided
in Alaska forty years and is
well known and respected
in the community for her
activism and advocacy.
Snyder has a twenty year
career in tourism as a
travel consultant, human
resources director, vice president of operations,
and as a subcontractor with her own thriving travel
constituency. From 2000 to 2004 she co-owned
and operated Big Lake Lodge.
SEARHC (SouthEast Alaska Regional Health
Consortium) names Mary Crann, RN, MSN,
OCN, Clinic Administrator at the Haines Health
Center. She comes to SEARHC from the Calaway
Young Cancer Center at Valley View, Glenwood
Springs, Colorado. Crann also spent a portion of
her career working at Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center in New York and the National
Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Timothy Gould, PE, as
the new Vice President
of subsidiary companies
Ahtna Environmental, Inc.
and Ahtna Engineering
Services LLC in Anchorage.
Gould brings to Ahtna a
wealth of skills, industry
knowledge, and extensive
work experience, including multiple roles directing,
managing, and overseeing facilities, energy, environmental, and transportation projects for federal,
state, and local governments.
Livingston Slone, Inc.
Livingston Slone, Inc. hired Hannah Ford and Carlie
Douglas to join its design team in Anchorage.
Ford joins Livingston Slone as an Interior
Designer and Graphic Specialist. She worked in
Seattle as a graphic artists and interior designer.
Ford earned degrees in both Interior Design and
Environmental Graphics from the University of
Douglas is an Intern Architect. She has a
Bachelor of Architecture from the Illinois Institute
of Technology. After graduation in 2009, she
decided to pursue an advanced degree, finishing
in 2011 with an MA Urban Design from The
University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England.
MBA Consulting Engineers, Inc.
George Vaughan joined
MBA Consulting Engineers
as an Electrical Engineer.
Vaughan comes from
Colorado where he
worked at RGS Energy
and Independent Power
Systems in Photovoltaics.
He holds a BS in Mechanical
Engineering from Montana
State University and
a Professional Engineer license from the state of
Paul Wilkins joined AECOM as a Fisheries Biologist.
Wilkins has seventeen years of experience in fisheries data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
Cindy Shake joined AECOM as a Public Affairs
Specialist. Named 2014 Marketer of the Year by the
American Marketing Association—Alaska Chapter,
Shake was principal of a successful graphic design
firm for more than twenty-five years.
Jessie Brownlee has recently joined AECOM
as a Wetland Biologist. Brownlee has worked with
various federal agencies including the US Forest
Services, National Park Services, and the US Fish
and Wildlife Services.
Alaska Miners Association (AMA)
The AMA appointed Michelle Pearson, Senior GIS
Analyst with AECOM, as
a Director of the AMA
Pearson will guide administrative and policy decisions for the AMA statewide
staff and help further the
mission of public outreach
about Alaska’s mining
The law firm of Sonosky Chambers Sachse Miller &
Munson LLP announces a strategic alliance under
which former Senator Mark Begich will serve as a
policy advisor to the firm on Native American affairs.
The Sonosky Chambers firm is a full-service
firm devoted to representing Native American
interests across the United States. The firm is
based in Washington, D.C. with additional offices
in Alaska (Anchorage and Juneau), San Diego,
Begich represented Alaska in the United States
Senate from 2008 to2014. Prior to his Senate service,
Begich served two terms as Mayor of Anchorage.
Joseph Adami joins Waste Management
Sustainability Services as Senior Project Manager
for Alaska Operations. Adami has nineteen years
experience in heavy civil and oilfield remote site
work within Alaska and abroad.
PDC Inc. Engineers
PDC Inc. Engineers added Angela M. Smith, PE, as
a Senior Aviation Engineer to its Anchorage civil
team. Smith has sixteen years of civil engineering
in Alaska and also offers her extensive knowledge
of FAA planning and design requirements. R
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