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Class Notes Eileen M. Cashman 9/13/2019  
I am starting my 21st year teaching at Humboldt State University in the ERE program. This year I started my second term as Department Chair. I continue to love my job and I am grateful to engage with current and future alumni every day!
Class Notes Jason E. Sikorski 9/23/2019  
Graduated from Humboldt State, December 2017, Environmental Science & Management with a minor in Watershed Management. After graduating, I stayed location and work at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park as a Senior Maintenance Aid building ADA hiking trails in Jed Smith State Park for one season. Afterwords, I moved back down to my hometown in Orange County and got hired by the Federal Government-USCIS as an Environmental Health Technician in Laguna Niguel, CA.
Class Notes John M. Swancara 9/24/2019  
John has spent over 30 Years pioneering Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Systems for Homes and Commercial Applications. He pioneered Small Bottled Water Plants for Small Businesses. Currently he is the Lead Sales Engineer for American Beer Equipment in Lincoln Nebraska designing Micro-Breweries. John has authored several articles on Water treatment.
Class Notes Fernando R. Elizondo 8/8/2019  
Fernando R Elizondo, Education, 1966, Teaching Credential, 1967, retired after 41 years in education. Throughout his career Fernando served as a teacher, middle school principal, assistant superintendent and the last 15 years as a superintendent of schools. Upon retirement Fernando opened a consulting business and has remained busy volunteering on the board of trustees for Natividad Medical Center and as a docent at Point Lobos State Reserve.
Class Notes Jennifer A. Elliott 8/30/2019  
Jennifer Elliott, Liberal Studies Elementary Education, 1999, has had a teaching career working in public schools across the United States (California, Indiana, North Carolina) and in Japan's public school system with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. She also spent time as coordinator of a federal grant program funding Indian Education in Ventura County. Currently Jennifer is working as a first grade teacher at Montalvo Arts Academy in Ventura, California.

Class Notes Lyla Godfryd 8/7/2019  
Lyla Godfryd, International Studies, 2019, will be serving in the Peace Corps as an Environmental Education Volunteer in Panama beginning in February. Lyla says she feels very blessed to have been provided with such an encouraging and caring group of professors and fellow classmates and the International Studies program at HSU has provided her with the skills and confidence she needs to embark on this journey!
Class Notes Karen J. Haner 7/8/2019  
Karen Haner, Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation, 1986, retired from a 36 1/2 year career with the National Park Service. Karen spent the last 20 years serving as the Chief of Interpretation, Education and Cultural Resources at Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northeastern California. She also worked in other national parks in California, Texas, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Karen feels she has had a wonderful career made possible with her HSU degree and participation in the Cooperative Education Program through the National Park Service and Humboldt State University. Now she plans to go to national parks as a visitor and sometimes to volunteer.
Class Notes Craig Harrison 8/8/2019  
Craig Harrison, Biological Sciences, 1974, spent a year in Africa before attending HSU. Craig recently published his travelogue "Dreams of a Vanishing Africa: A 1970s Transcontinental Trek", which recounts his travels within the fabric of African societies in 1971-1972. He avoided safe, well-trodden routes and instead, used decrepit trains, cargo trucks, rattletrap buses, jammed bush taxis, dugout canoes, and ferries. He lived out of a backpack and experienced the land and people of Africa up close. Craig's website (https://www.craigsharrison.net/) has photos, and the book can be ordered there from the publisher Lulu as well as Amazon.
Class Notes Kristen J. Kendrick 8/26/2019  
In summer 2019, Kristen Kendrick, Zoology, 2007, studied coral reefs, manatees, howler monkeys, jaguars and other wildlife while learning the methods communities are using to sustain them in Belize. Kristen, an animal care coordinator of ambassador programs at Zoo Miami, lives in Miami, Florida, and is a graduate student in Miami University's Global Field Program.
Class Notes Melissa D. Neufer 9/5/2019  
In summer 2019, Melissa Neufer, Biology, 2001, studied desert and marine landscapes through ecological and social field methods in Baja. Melissa, a biology teacher at Roseland University Prep High School, lives in Santa Rosa, California, and is a graduate student in Miami University's Global Field Program.
Class Notes Jon C. Pede 7/9/2019  
Jon Pede, Social Studies, 1990 is currently a middle school principal in Hillsboro, Oregon. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Lewis and Clark College in Portland.
Class Notes Joyce A. Schlachter 8/7/2019  
Joyce Schlachter, Wildlife, 1994, has retired after 26 years with the Federal government, working as a Wildlife Biologist. Joyce is enjoying her freedom and continues to volunteer with Project Wildlife, rehabilitating bats. Joyce says "thanks HSU for the best years of my life!"
Class Notes Glenn R. Strachan 8/8/2019  
Glenn Strachan, Sociology, 1983 has been fortunate enough to have traveled to 116 countries while working for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding projects in maternal health and international broadband solutions. Over the past 35-years, Glenn has seen the world and taken photographs everywhere he went, which was inspired by his photography classes at HSU. Now that retirement has arrived, his work has been selected for 12 juried shows thus far in 2019. He is humbled by the selections and is up for a major award in London if he makes the final cut. Glenn says he misses his days at HSU as it was a perfect time to be there doing his graduate studies.
Class Notes Valerie Tepetlanco 9/3/2019  
Valerie Tepetlanco, International Studies, 2018, has been accepted to the M.A. in Cultural Studies program at Claremont Graduate University.
Class Notes Lisa A. Treon-Salisbury 8/17/2019  
Lisa Treon Saulsbery, Liberal Studies Elementary Education, 1994, is a teacher at Weaverville Elementary School.
Class Notes Stephanie G. Cowherd 7/26/2019  
Stephanie Cowherd received her MA in Literature in 2014. She now works for Ecotrust, an environmental non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. She leads community outreach and engagement, communications, and manages tribal forestry projects for her Forests & Ecosystem Services team at Ecotrust. Her current projects include a landscape assessment of opportunities and barriers in tribal forestry workforce development, working alongside native educators to design culturally-specific curriculum for forestry education tools, and community engagement with tribal forestry activities.
Class Notes Anthony E. Erba 7/9/2019  
After nearly 33 years of federal government service, Anthony Erba, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1987 has retired from the USDA Forest Service to northern Wisconsin. His last position was as a Regional Director (Eastern Region) overseeing environmental planning, litigation, and landscape-scale conservation (lasting 8.5 years). Anthony's career spanned all four organizational levels of the Forest Service, located on six national forests, one national grassland, one region, and the Washington Office.

Never in his wildest dreams would he have been able to predict his career when he graduated in 1987. Anthony is grateful for his experience at HSU, providing him the awareness needed to recognize career opportunities whenever they popped up.
Class Notes Karen J. Haner 7/8/2019  
April 1, 2018 Karen Haner, Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation, 1986, has retired from a 36 1/2 year career with the National Park Service. Karen spent the last 20 years serving as the Chief of Interpretation, Education and Cultural Resources at Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northeastern California. She also worked in other national parks in California, Texas, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Karen feels she has had a wonderful career made possible with her HSU degree and participation in the Cooperative Education Program through the National Park Service and Humboldt State University. Now she plans to go to national parks as a visitor and sometimes to volunteer.
Class Notes Ariana C. Hendren 7/16/2019  
Ater completing her degree Ariana Hendren, International Studies, 2017 earned a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate. She caught the travel bug after studying abroad in Spain with the HSU World Languages and Cultures Department. She is now teaching elementary-middle school students at an English Academy in South Korea with her boyfriend whom she met while living in Arcata. They will soon move to a new country to continue their teaching adventure.
Class Notes Jesse H. Mestemacher 7/23/2019  
Jesse Mestemacher, Industrial Technology & Business Administration, 2008, has joined Jacobs, a design, engineering, construction and technical services firm, in their Redding, California office. He brings six years of CAD experience in architectural design and manufacturing and is excited to join the building and infrastructure team. Jesse will primarily be assisting in water processing and conveyance design.
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