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Class Notes Gage H. Dayton 11/9/2016  
Gage Dayton, 1996 Wildlife, was recently appointed to the Wilton W. Webster Jr. Presidential Chair for the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves. Dayton has served as administrative director of the UCSC Natural Reserves since 2008.
Class Notes Kevin J. Farley 11/7/2016  
Kevin Farley, 2006 Journalism, moved on to working within the Olympic Movement after a decade in TV news. Farley manages the website, social media and other communications for USA Weightlifting, the national governing body for the sport of Olympic Weightlifting in the United States.
Class Notes Thomas Hatton 11/14/2016  
Thomas J. Hatton, 1981 Natural Resources and 1983 Natural Resources M.S., was recently elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Hatton emigrated to Australia after earning his Ph.D. from Utah State University in 1986. He retired in 2014 after a 25-year career in environmental research and natural resource management. For his contributions to water resource science and management, he was awarded the Australian Public Service Medal in 2008. He now serves as Chairman of the Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority, and holds an Adjunct Professorship at the University of Western Australia where he is a member of their Oceans Institute Advisory Board and the Board of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy.
Class Notes David W. Heiser 11/19/2016  
David W Heiser, 1963 and 1965 Fisheries Biology, retired in 1997 from Washington State Parks. Prior to that he served with the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game and the Idaho Dept. of Fish, Game and Wildlife. Since 2006, Heiser has lived in Arizona.
Class Notes Mark A. Hudgens 11/9/2016  
Mark Hudgens, 1999 Fisheries Biology, was recently appointed the superintendent of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. Hudgens spent the last 14 years in the Perris district, which measures roughly 8,800 acres compared to the 14,000 acres of the Mt. San Jacinto park.
Class Notes Holly F. Leopardi 11/4/2016  
Holly Leopardi, 2014 Physics & Astronomy, recently won first place for her paper "Er:fiber frequency comb for synthesis of optical frequencies at the 10^-18 level," at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photonics National Conference. Leopardi is currently a graduate student at the University of Colorado, Boulder, conducting research in optical frequency comb development at the Time and Frequency Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology with Scott Diddams. She is a student member of the IEEE, anda recipient of the 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.
Class Notes Jeremy Milana 11/15/2016  
Jeremy M. Milana, 2015 Forestry & Wildland Resources, is seeking opportunities within the environmental realm.
Class Notes Don E. Rowan 11/27/2016  
Don Rowan, 1992 Fisheries Biology, is in his 17th year of science teaching. For the last three years, Rowan has been teaching Advanced Placement (AP) Biology, Biology, Biology 2, and AP Environmental Science at Bishop Union High School. He is also the Associated Student Body director and has recently been a peer reviewer for the "Journal of Fisheries and Wildlife Management."
Class Notes April Alexander 10/26/2016  
April Alexander, 2015 Social Work and 2016 Master's of Social Work, is a Clinical Social Worker at St. Joseph's Hospital in Eureka. She recently presented at the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 33rd National Oncology Conference. Alexander's presentation, "Rural Chemotherapy Clinic Student Volunteer Support Program," was a program she designed and implemented in collaboration with the HSU Social Work Department in the infusion clinic at St. Joseph Hospital's Cancer Program to better serve the patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment and to support the medical staff in the clinic. The conference was attended by more than 600 cancer care professionals from across the country.
Class Notes Elizabeth R. Chee 10/14/2016  
Beth Downing Chee, 2001 Journalism, was recently hired as the director of marketing for Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif.
Class Notes Julia I. Clark 10/4/2016  
Julia Clark, 2015 Environmental Science & Management, was elected to the board of directors of the Society for Conservation GIS, a non-profit organization that assists conservationists worldwide in using geographic information systems through communication, networking, scholarships, and training.
Class Notes Daniel R. Mandell 10/13/2016  
Daniel Mandell, 1979 History, has been given the 2016 award for Distinguished Literary Achievement by the Missouri Humanities Council, in recognition of his six books and two dozen articles on Native Americans in New England between 1600 and 1900. For more details, see
Class Notes James E. Parsons 10/17/2016  
Jim Parsons, 1979 Fisheries Biology, is an owner/partner in Troutlodge, Inc., the world's largest supplier of rainbow trout eggs to the commercial and agency sectors. He was also elected president of the National Aquaculture Association in 2016.
Class Notes Michael T. Rains 10/13/2016  
Michael T. Rains, 1968 Forestry, recently retired from the U.S.D.A. Forest Service after 48 years of public service. Rains began his career as a wildland firefighter and rose through the ranks to become deputy chief for the agency. His last assignment with the Forest Service was director of the Northern Research Station and the Forest Products Laboratory. Rains is known for his authorship role in the National Fire Plan for the Department of Agriculture and advancing biomass uses-cellulose nanomaterials, green building construction, advanced wood for energy -as a way to help America's forests become more resilient to disturbances. Along the way, Rains earned a master's degree in Secondary Education and now enjoys substitute teaching math and science at the middle school level in Pennsylvania.
Class Notes Neil P. Tarpey 10/30/2016  
1983 and 1995M.A. English (1983) and M.A. Psychology (1995)
Neil Tarpey, 1983 M.A. English and 1995 M.A. Psychology, recently had his first book, "Flashes of Lightning," published by Fithian Press. The book is a collection of 52 flash/micro fiction stories, 20 of which have been published previously in print or online.The book hit Humboldt County bookstores in October and is also available from online bookstores.
Class Notes Kira M. Yeomans 10/27/2016  
Kira Yeomans, 2015 Environmental Studies, is currently in a Environmental Studies Master's program at Antioch University in New England. She is a part of the Master's International program as well, and is under consideration for working in Malawi as a forestry volunteer for the Peace Corps where she will complete her internships. She currently works for the University on the Sustainability and Social Justice committee as well as as the development director for CTEC(The Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation).
Class Notes Rocio Avila 9/7/2016  
Rocio Avila, 2016 Politics, started working with Humboldt County's North Coast Rape Crisis Team as an advocate for survivors.
Class Notes Kamilah Barajas 9/2/2016  
Kamilah Barajas, 2015 Critical Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Studies, is on the steering committee for Next Generation Eureka, a nonprofit that works to make Eureka, Calif., a more attractive place for young adults. Barajas worked at North Star Quest Camp for girls following graduation and just recently started at North Coast Rape Crisis Team as a full-time Client Advocate.
Class Notes Robert W. Deane 9/26/2016  
Robert Deane, 2007 History and Journalism, is a library technician at the Oregon Institute of Technology, after working for the Butte Valley Unified School District as the district library technician for six years. He is currently looking to return to school to earn his Master's Degree in Teaching from Western Governor's University.
Class Notes Robert T. Lackey 9/14/2016  
Robert T. Lackey, 1967 Fisheries, was recently named a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society at the society's 146th Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Mo. He has worked on an assortment of natural resource issues from various positions in government and academia. Most recently, he retired after 27 years with the Environmental Protection Agency's national research laboratory in Corvallis, Ore., where he served as Deputy Director, Associate Director for Science, and in other senior leadership positions. Dr. Lackey has long been an educator, having taught at five North American universities and, currently, he teaches a graduate course in ecological and natural resource policy at Oregon State University. He has published over 100 articles in scientific and professional journals.
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