LONG Hires Alyssa Norris
LONG Building Technologies has expanded its offices in the state.
Alyssa Norris recently joined the LONG team as an Account Executive in the Fairbanks office in July. Norris grew up in interior Alaska and completed a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Washington State University. While earning her degree she interned at the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, D.C, served on the university Board of Regents, started her own small business, and was actively involved in mentorship programs to help support and retain women in engineering through the Society of Women Engineers. LONG provides HVAC Mechanical Solutions, Building Automation Systems, Security Solutions, and Equipment for commercial properties. Alyssa will also be specializing in the C-PACE program as it gets kicked-off in Alaska. They have offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks and serve the entire state.
In This Issue
2018 Engineer of the Year Christine Ness
Nominated by the Alaska Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction, 2018 Engineer of the Year Christine Ness is a fire protection engineer and project manager at PDC Engineers, an Alaska-based firm with five offices and more than one hundred employees. Ness always knew she wanted to be an engineer and, after moving here in 2013, found in Alaska the happy combination of her many loves: a brilliant husband, ample opportunities for solitary fishing excursions, and the ability to pursue her passion to make the world a little more fire resistant.