KEN COCHRAN, MICHAEL MASHBURN, DREW MOYER & SAMANTHA TANNER
Mackay & Sposito Inc. adds four to Survey Dept.
Vancouver-based civil engineering firm Mackay & Sposito Inc. announced the addition of four new employees to its Survey Department: Ken Cochran as a land surveyor, Michael Mashburn and Samantha Tanner as land survey technicians, and Drew Moyer as a field survey technician.
Cochran has extensive experience in fieldwork for construction, topographic and boundary surveys. Mashburn, a land surveyor-in-training (LSIT), has a bachelor’s degree in Geomatics from the Oregon Institute of Technology as well as field experience doing topographical and deformation surveys. Tanner, another LSIT, has six years of experience in geodetic surveying, as well as vast experience with 3D laser acquisition processing. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Geomatics from the University of Alaska. Moyer has several years of experience with field procedures for data collection, input and transfer and has experience managing the use and maintenance of survey equipment.
Jessica Douglas, marketing specialist with Riverview Community Bank, has graduated from the American Bankers Association (ABA) School of Bank Marketing and Management with Honors.
Douglas also received the program’s prestigious James H. Donnelly, Jr. Award for her final project. Each year, one student is honored and recognized for submitting an impressive marketing plan or research report. The James H. Donnelly, Jr. Award is the highest award that can be earned by
A Riverview employee for more than five years, Douglas specializes in brand management, advertising and community events.
Columbia West Engineering Inc., founded in 1999, has hired Mike Boronat as a project manager and technician supervisor in the firm’s Special Inspection Division.
Bornonat has more than 17 years as an ODOT certified technician and inspector. The firm said he is widely experienced in civil, highway and bridge testing services, as well as QCCS and other transportation related inspections.
MIKE MOTTICE (not pictured)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that Mike Mottice will replace Ed Shepard as the acting Oregon/Washington state director. Mottice will serve while a search for a permanent director takes place, managing approximately 425,000 acres of land and almost 2,000 employees.
Mottice has been with the BLM for 32 years, with assignments in Burns and Medford, Oregon; Glenwood Springs, Colorado; and Washington, D.C. He returned to Oregon in 2004 and has served as the associate state director