Forever Humboldt

Alumni Updates

Susan Conell, Geography, 1995

January 19, 2011

I have been the Cascade County Planning Director since Aug. 2010.

Dale Pooley, Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation, 1993

January 19, 2011

Married alumnus Jennifer Wilcox (MA Env.Ed., 1992), though we didn't know each other at HSU. Met working at redwood State Parks. We have two sons ages 8 and 6. I have been in environmental consulting for almost 12 years after stints with parks & recreation and museum science education. Jennifer is back at State Parks after community relations work in utilities, water agencies, and Program Director of an outdoor science school.

Jeffery Newborn, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1996

January 19, 2011

Own A & D Tree Service

Tim Hamaker, Fisheries Biology, 1977

January 19, 2011

Has been on an assignment to Southern California since March, 2010 acting as the Environmental Compliance Manager for a 1+ billion dollar wind energy project near Tehachapi-Mojave.

Francis Shawn Bawden, History, 2006

January 19, 2011

I graduated with my MLIS – Archival Studies from San Jose State University last month (December 2010). I am currently employed with the National Park Service at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Southern California.

Michael E. Walker, Biological Sciences, 1962

January 19, 2011

Nearing the end of my real estate career in the greater Sacramento area. I live on two acres in Auburn with my wife and two Collies. I visited the HSU campus in May 2010, and I participate with the TKE alumni group. College days at HSU were some of the best of my lifetime.

Adrianna Simone, English, 2010

January 19, 2011

I'm currently applying for Ph.D. programs and helping out my community by volunteering. I'm a library volunteer at the Eureka branch. I assist with the English and Spanish story times by reading books and helping the children and parents with the weekly crafts. I also volunteer at Sacred Heart Church as a religious education instructor for 7th and 8th grade students.

Katharine Goodenough, Biological Sciences, 2000

January 19, 2011

I won a two year NOAA NERR graduate fellowship to develop a project working on Gull-billed tern foraging movements and diet at The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Emily A. Hamecher, Geology, 2007

January 19, 2011

I've been a graduate student in Geology at Caltech since I finished at HSU. I was just last week officially promoted to Ph.D. Candidate! I hope to finish my Ph.D. up in the next couple of years.

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