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Class Notes Janice M. Parke 5/1/2016  
Janice Wieman Parker, 1967 English, became active in her local land trust after retiring from her third career. Parker was interested in setting aside what little open space was still available in her town. Parker writes that, "the skills I received at Humboldt in writing and public speaking, have become my greatest assets as the president of Common Ground Land Trust. The environment was not my major in college, but it is now."
Class Notes Everardo J. Cuevas 4/3/2015  
Everardo Cuevas, 2014 English, has been accepted into the master's program in Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy at Michigan State University. Additionally, he has been awarded an Academic Achievement Graduate Assistantship (AAGA) from the College of Arts & Letters at MSU. This assistantship, which recognizes leadership potential and is offered to only two percent of graduate assistants, will provide two years of full funding toward the master's degree.
Class Notes Bruce E. Deuel 4/21/2015  
Bruce Edwin Deuel, 1967, Wildlife, retired from the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife in October 2007 after more than 34 years. Since then Deuel and his wife, Kathy, have traveled to every continent chasing new birds, and spent a lot of time enjoying their nine grandchildren.
Class Notes Sheri A. Forbes 4/21/2015  
Sheri Forbes, 1985 Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation and 1990 Environmental Education) has worked at several beautiful and inspiring places, most recently Glacier National Park in Montana and Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. As Chief of Interpretation and Education for the Pacific West Region of the National Park Service (NPS), Forbes currently provides leadership for interpretation, education, and volunteer programs at NPS sites in six western states.
Class Notes William P. Goldenberg 4/3/2015  
William Goldenberg, 2013 Wildlife, completed a master of arts degree in wildlife filmmaking with the BBC Natural History Unit / University of the West of England. Since then, Goldenberg has worked as a freelance cinematographer for television shows including "David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities" and now operates a media production and consulting firm based in Arcata.
Class Notes Mary S. Locher 4/2/2015  
Mary Locher, 2012 English, 2014 Education, earned her SB2042 teaching credential and worked as a substitute teacher. In April, Locher joined HSU's Sponsored Programs Foundation as an academic advisor in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP).
Class Notes Deb Parker 4/3/2015  
Deb (Lewis) Parker, 1976, Wildlife Management, retired from the federal government in 2014 after a 36-year career. She still works full time as a senior staff assistant with the nonprofit National Conference of State Legislatures, in Denver. Parker started her career as a rodent-control biologist with the Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa. She then spent 24 years with the U.S. Forest Service as a wildlife biologist and public affairs specialist working in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, and Colorado. Parker's next 10 years were with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Colorado, where she was the writer, editor and web manager for national wildlife refuge conservation plans in the service's Mountain-Prairie Region. Parker and her husband, Andy (a retired wildland firefighter), adopted their daughter, Tai, from China in 1994. Tai is currently a junior at HSU with double majors in psychology and CRGS (Critical Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies). Parker's weekends often involve competing in dog agility trials with her feisty terrier, Jagger.
Class Notes Jeff C. Stevenson 4/25/2016  
Jeff C. Stevenson, 1981, Journalism, recently published his first book. "Fortney Road: Life, Death and Deception in a Christian Cult" is the true story of the religious group, the All Saved Freak Band.
Class Notes Jessica J. Taatjes 4/6/2015  
Jessica Taatjes, 2014 Oceanography, joined AmeriCorps VISTA with the California State University after graduation. Taatjes currently works with COAST (Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology) conducting student engagement across the CSU.
Class Notes John C. Voris 4/22/2015  
John Voris, 1955 Wildlife, died on March 19, 2015. He received a master's degree in Wildlife Management from Iowa State University in 1957. Voris's first job was with Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms in Sonoma, Calif., where he was employed for 25 years. In 1982, he joined the staff of the Animal Science Department at UC Davis as a Turkey Specialist. He provided research-based consultation to San Joaquin Valley turkey growers, and published papers in academic journals on land-use disputes, agricultural nuisance complaints, and turkey care practices. The poultry facility guidelines Voris developed with the industry were the basis for an ordinance in Fresno County and are used as guidelines in four other counties in the area.
Class Notes Gillian A. Wegener 4/4/2015  
Gillian Wegener, 1990, English, is the founding president of the Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center. Wegener is currently the poet laureate of the city of Modesto. Her work in bringing poetry to the wider community led the Stanislaus County Commission for Women to honor her as one of 10 Outstanding Women of Stanislaus County for 2015. Her second book of poetry, This Sweet Haphazard, will be published by Sixteen Rivers Press in spring 2017. Wegener lives with her husband and daughter in Modesto, Calif.
Class Notes Jared A. Birnbaum 3/30/2015  
Jared Birnbaum, 2014 International Studies, is enrolled in a master's program at Fresno State University. Birnbaum plans to finish with a master's degree in Communication and Linguistics, and also be certified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TEFL/TESOL).
Class Notes Mark S. Fesler 3/19/2015  
Mark S. Fesler, 1984 Chemistry, worked for more than 25 years as an analytical chemist. For the last eight years, Fesler has worked as an environmental scientist and consultant with the engineering company CH2M Hill.
Class Notes Lawrence I. Flammer 3/15/2015  
Larry Flammer, 1956, Zoology, taught high school biology in San Jose for 38 years, and retired in 1997. In retirement, he created a website for teachers everywhere (ENSIweb), with interactive lessons that teach critical aspects of nature of science and evolution, challenging topics often slighted or misrepresented, but necessary for repairing misconceptions. The site is still getting an average of over 2,000 hits a month from many appreciative teachers across the country. He has also published a unique student e-text: Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science, that integrates several of the excellent "Nature of Science" lessons on the ENSI site.
Class Notes Meg M. Godlewski 3/2/2015  
Meg Godlewski, 1987 Journalism, has combined journalism talent with a passion for aviation. She is celebrating 16 years as the staff reporter for General Aviation News, a national magazine. Godlewski also supplies the Ask the CFI column for Aviation for Women magazine, an international organization. Godlewski is a frequent contributor to aviation textbooks, combining humor with science, and technique. Godlewski is anticipating the publication of her first fiction novel sometime this summer, if she can work the edits and rewrite around a busy flying schedule.
Class Notes Virginia R. Howard Mullan 2/10/2016  
Virginia Howard Mullan, 1980, Anthropology, retired with a fabulous retirement party at the Arcata Theater Lounge after 30 years of teaching all subjects in a multigraded classroom at Bridgeville Elementary. Mullan is currently working at College of the Redwoods training foster and kindercare guardians, while also volunteering and substitute teaching at Cuddeback School in Carlotta, Calif. She is still writing and is currently working on publishing a vignette about Julia Park Howard. This year, Mullan had the chance to see many of her friends who are HSU alumni, including: Suzanne Stone Gorter, Jim Gorter, Sherry Sweeney, Jody Stevens Vandenburg, Marty Casillas, John Bennett, Bob Fiock, Dave Ward, and Ralph Martinez.
Class Notes Marshall R. Ligare 2/5/2016  
Marshall R. Ligare, 2009 Chemistry, finished his PhD at University of California Santa Barbara and is starting a postdoctoral research position at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Class Notes Timothy L. Hamaker 12/9/2014  
Timothy Hamaker, 1977, Fisheries Biology, retired after 37 years as Fisheries/Aquatic Biologist in August. Hamaker began his career in 1977 and worked for four years as a Biologist for the Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf Breeze, Fl., environmental research lab. Hamaker then moved to Environmental Research and Technology Inc., in Ft. Collins, Colo., working as a Fisheries Biologist. From 1986 to 1988 Hamaker acted as President and Principal Scientist at Aquatic BioSystems Inc., also in Ft. Collins. He then spent more than 25 years with CH2MHILL Inc. as a consulting Fishery Biologist, spending the last 23 years in Redding, Calif. Hamaker is married to Hoagy (Gilliam) Hamaker. The couple has six children including two HSU grads Nicholas ('02, '03) and Robin (Ray) Hamaker ('11) and five grandchildren. The couple resides in Redding, Calif.
Class Notes Evan L. Lautzenheiser 1/26/2015  
Evan Lautzenheiser, 2003 Wildlife, worked for Green Diamond as a wildlife technician conducting spotted owl surveys after graduating. Lautzenheiser also completed a short stay in Palm Springs, Calif., working with desert bighorn sheep. In 2007 he was hired by Arizona Game and Fish as a district wildlife manager/game ranger.
Class Notes Katherine D. McLaughlin 1/24/2015  
Kate McLaughlin, 2009 Natural Resources, recently became an environmental scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Santa Barbara. McLaughlin is working with steelhead trout-the species she studied for her HSU master's degree. McLaughlin enjoys connecting with HSU alumni who work for and collaborate with the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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