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Class Notes Carl S. Chavez 3/8/2019  
Carl S. Chavez, Wildlife, 1966, retired in 1998 after a 33-year with California State Parks. Among his many assignments, he was Superintendent of Humboldt Redwoods State Park from 1979-87 as well as all the other redwood parks south of Eureka. In 1985 he was named the department's first Superintendent of the Year. Leaving the redwoods he was appoint Northern Regional Director and later Northern Division Chief. He authored "A Pathway Through Parks" and co-authored with his wife Margaret (Class of 1966), "A Year in Bodie 1966-1967." He retired to Graeagle near Plumas-Eureka State Park, a unit he once managed. Presently he is President of the Board of the Feather River Land Trust.
Class Notes Jacqueline S. Heinzen 3/8/2019  
Jacqueline Heinzen, Anthropology, 2017, received her MA in Applied Anthropology from HSU 2017. She has started work as a User Experience Researcher with Binary Defense, a cybersecurity firm based out of Hudson, Ohio. It's her first full-time job where she was hired specifically to apply her research skills as an anthropologist!
Class Notes Richard Mattson 3/8/2019  
Richard Mattson, Fisheries Biology, 1971, retired after 30+ years with Douglas Island Pink & Chum, Inc. (DIPAC) in Juneau Alaska. DIPAC is a major producer of hatchery chum, king, and coho salmon in southeast Alaska. He began in fish culture there and then spend most my career as an aquarist maintaining the visitor center marine aquariums and conducting our education programs. He still works part-time maintaining aquariums on contract to the NOAA Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute in Juneau. He also volunteers for various organizations and will be continuing to do more with his extra time. Travel with his wife Peggy is definitely on tap, and he also just enjoys reading, learning Finnish, and outdoor activities.
Class Notes John S. Pollock 3/8/2019  
1981Native American Studies
Looking for old classmates.
Class Notes Diana Argueta 2/8/2019  
After many years of being away, I have returned to the world of immigrant rights and I love it! I am currently a social worker case managing two programs housing children in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement and Unaccompanied Refugee Minors. I advocate for children who have no one to care for them in their country of origin or in the U.S. as they start their life over in this country and apply for political asylum.
Class Notes Paula M. Golightly 2/8/2019  
has worked for the US Fish and Wildlife Service for 24 years working to restore aquatic and terrestrial habitats for fish and wildlife primarily on private lands in Humboldt County California through voluntary programs within the agency. She was recently promoted to Regional Coordinator for the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program covering Idaho, Oregon, Washington and the Pacific Islands and is now based out of Portland Oregon.
Class Notes Timi O'Malley 2/8/2019  
Timi O'Malley, Anthropology, 1994, published "Consuming Love: The Joy of Sharing Meals" in December 2018. This is a memoir not only about food and the people that shared these meals with her, but the spiritual lessons learned along the way.
Class Notes Maria C. Avila 1/2/2019  
Maria Cecilila Avila, 1985, is living in Chile.
Class Notes Sophi Buetens 2/7/2019  
Sophi Buetens, Journalism, 1985, attended HSU from 1980 as a freshman through 1985 with one year on the Cal State international program in Madrid, Spain. Since then she has worked as a journalist and elementary and secondary school teacher (Spanish). Her two adult children live in Oakland. One is a software engineer and the other is studying at Berkeley to be a science teacher. She and her husband were thrilled to move back to Arcata after many years in the Bay Area.
Class Notes Joshua B. McKinney 2/7/2019  
Joshua McKinney, English, 1984, wrote his fourth book of poetry, "Small Sillion," which was released by Parlor Press.
Class Notes Shayna A. Nagel 2/7/2019  
Social Work, 2014, graduated from the University of Michigan with a master's degree in Social Work with an emphasis in IP health. Since graduating, she has worked at a foster care agency in Los Angeles where she created a placement program for foster youth with health issues. She has also worked at a children's hospital in Los Angeles after hours in the house and ER. She is now following her dreams by working with people of all ages and backgrounds in hospice care.
Class Notes Tim B. Newland 2/7/2019  
Today I am enjoying my retired life in Redding, Ca. But have lived & worked in eastern Washington State, San Francisco Bay area, Central California (@ VAFB Launch base), Northern Utah. I should've graduated back in 1974 instead of 1982, but decided to work within industry, then go back to school to finish the BA degree @ HSU. Prior to HSU I graduated from Rio Hondo College in Whittier,Ca with an AS degree in Biology 1974.
Class Notes JT Hayes 1/17/2019  
JT Hayes retired from full-time nursing in 2018 but still teaches CNA classes and does prn shifts for Help for Health Hospice in Riverton, Wyoming where he lives with his wife, 17 year old granddaughter and four dogs.
Class Notes Jennifer S. Werthman 1/17/2019  
Just wanted to wish everyone a happy holidays! I got engaged in January of 2018 and had a baby boy named Jack on June 30, 2018. I start substitute teaching and will obtain a credential soon to become a high school government teacher!
Class Notes Gene G. Blankenbaker 11/7/2018  
Gene Blankenbaker, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1977, is retiring in January 2019 after over 41 years of service with the federal government. He spent approximately 2 years with the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Division as a groundwater hydrologist, and over 39 years with the U.S. Forest Service in a variety of locations in California, Washington D.C., Arizona, Wisconsin and New Mexico, in positions that included hydrologist, forester, district ranger, forest supervisor, deputy regional forester, and deputy director of human resources for the agency.

Class Notes Vicki Bugbee-Reed 10/29/2018  
Vicki Bugbee-Reed, Psychology, 1974, retired in 2009. She taught in Australia, right from HSU for three years and taught in Oregon most of the remaining years (almost 30 total) before retirement. She sailed a sailboat for six years from Newport, Oregon to Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Class Notes Cynthia Glasgow-Ragus 11/14/2018  
Having completed 34 years of teaching elementary school I have retired to travel the world and check off items on my bucket list.

Class Notes Zachary Haitkin 11/6/2018  
Zachary Haitkin, International Studies, 2010, is currently residing in the city of San Francisco working at the headquarters for the rideshare company, Lyft. He began his career here over 4.5 years ago by making the transition from a Lyft driver to customer support associate. Since then, he has worked on the Operations team and led the effort to build a Competitive Intelligence network in an effort to improve Lyft's visibility into what competitors are doing at a market level. Most recently, he has moved over to Lyft's Growth team as a Project Manager to help lead the charge in the localization of the Lyft platform into Spanish and other languages.
Class Notes Dylan Karl 11/9/2018  
Dylan Karl, Wildlife, 2016, completed two years of service as a Peace Corps environment volunteer in Guyana, South America. Karl volunteered as a community conservation promotor. Now that his service is complete, he is looking into going to Bowling Green State University for its Leisure and Tourism program.
Class Notes Christine A. Messer 11/7/2018  
Christine Messer (Orlowski), Wildlife, 2013, worked for the California Department of Food and Agriculture before deciding to continue her education. She obtained a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from California State University Fullerton in 2017. While completing her graduate degree she simultaneously worked for the County of Santa Barbara in the Sustainability Division. She currently works for the City of Lompoc as the city's recycling coordinator. She married Kirk Messer ('11, Biology, Zoology) in October 2017. They live in Santa Maria, California and recently returned to HSU for a visit after five years away.
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