Architects Alaska Welcomes Three New Team Members
Bill Zamora, architectural designer, joined Architects Alaska in March when staff began working at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bill brings over 19 years of experience in design and construction administration. In his role, Bill provides design and production support and has seamlessly transitioned to a work at home model.
Michael Castro has joined Architects Alaska as a project manager and is responsible for successful and collaborative project completion. He has over 25 years of experience, previously working at firms in Alaska, California, Kansas, and most recently Oregon.
Laurel Green joined Architects Alaska as a financial controller. She brings over 7 years of experience in the A/E/C industry and holds a master’s in international business logistics. In her position, Laurel oversees all financial and accounting operations for the Anchorage, Wasilla, and Montana offices.
In This Issue
50 Years of ANSCA
Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.