Meet the 2018 Interns

Published October 2018

Meet Tara Gray, AFSI Intern

 

What are your parents’ and grandparents’ names? Diane Gray and Cliff Gray

Where did you grow up? Anchorage, Alaska

Where do you live now? Sacramento, California

Are you currently enrolled in school? I recently graduated this August, with degrees in Sustainability, and Psychology.

What made you want to intern with Ahtna and what excites you about the internship? I am an Ahtna shareholder and it is really nice to get involved with them! I am able to work in a field I love while working for my people.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? In my free time I enjoy fitness, reading, art, and any recreational activities.

Meet Austin Anderson, AC&PPC Intern

 

What are your parents’ and grandparents’ names? My parents are Patrick Anderson and Michelle Anderson. My grandparents on my mother’s side are Larry Nutter and the late Louise Ewan Nutter. My grandparents on my father’s side are the late Patricia Mallott and Clifford Anderson.

Where did you grow up? Anchorage, Alaska

Where do you live now? Anchorage, Alaska

Are you currently enrolled in school? I graduated from Centralia College with an Associates in Arts in 2015. I’m currently a senior enrolled in the Political Science department at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

What made you want to intern with Ahtna and what excites you about the internship? I’m excited to be interning with Ahtna for a second summer. My goal going into an internship is to gain professional work experience that will translate to the career path I choose. I chose to intern with Ahtna because I am confident that I will gain valuable experience and knowledge here.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? My hobbies are traveling and staying active. I like to travel internationally to experience other cultures. I play a lot of basketball and baseball when I have time. I’m also trying to play more golf this summer.

Intern Capstone Presentations Held in August
In August, Austin Anderson, Jasznia Marshall, and Casey Ray Leonard, all 2018 Ahtna Interns, presented their Capstone projects, which described and shared their internship experience. Ahtna AES/AI intern Rodney Lengele videoed each of the presentations for future interns and recruiting efforts for the Shareholder Development Department.

Austin Anderson with David O’Donnell, President AC&PPC & AAA Gravel

Kjersti Parker, AES, with Casey Ray Leonard, and Timothy F. Gould, PE, President, AES.

Tracy Parent, Shareholder Development Coordinator attends the videoing of Jasznia Marshall’s presentation and videoed by Communication Intern Rodney Lengele.