Alumni Updates

Todd M. Thompson, 1992

Todd M. Thompson, Environmental Resources Engineering, 1992, is an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with the Department of Water Resources. He’s currently, the DWR lead for validated water loss audit reporting.

Tai-Aqua Morgan-Marbet, 2010

Tai-Aqua Morgan-Marbet, Environmental Resources Engineering, 2010, started in 2012 working for Lincoln and Long Engineering in Grass Valley, CA. She still works for them here and there as they need help. She then worked for AM Baird Engineering and Surveying in Fortuna, CA from 2013 to 2014. She worked for LACO Associates in Eureka, CA from 2014 to 2016. Finally, she is currently working for Kolstad Land Surveying and has started her own firm, Lost Coast Engineering, with two other engineers (an HSU graduate and a UC Berkeley graduate).

Ty Robin Collins, 2001

Ty Robin Collins, Environmental Resources Engineering, was hired as a project manager for Manhard Consulting’s Eureka office, a civil engineering firm headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill.

Deanna (Wade) Carpenter, 1997

Deanna Carpenter, 1997 Environmental Resources Engineering, (née Wade) is married to Mark Carpenter (’98, Wildlife Management) and was recently promoted to the rank of Commander with the U.S. Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps in Newport, R.I. Carpenter is currently serving as chief staff officer of the Seventh Naval Construction Regiment.

Kristi Boring Shelton, 1996

Kristi Boring Shelton, 1996, Environmental Resources Engineering, worked for Montgomery Watson (now MWH) from 1996 to 2006 in the Federal Unit in Sacramento. Her work included groundwater and soil investigations at various Army and Air Force bases. Then Shelton worked at Secor (now Stantec) from 2006 to 2007 doing underground storage tank cleanups in the Sacramento area. Currently she is working as a water resources control engineer for the Central Valley Regional Water Board.

Matthew K Pearson, 1994/5

Matthew K Pearson, 1994 Environmental Resources Engineering, is cofounder of DeeditForward, a smartphone app to inspire good deed exchanges between community members and revolutionize fundraising.  An app “helping people help others.”