Tor Anderzen, P.E., M.ASCE
2018 – 2019 Alaska Section President
Tor J.S. Anderzen, P.E. is a Senior Aviation Engineer at HDL Engineering Consultants, LLC. He has thirteen years of airport planning and design experience and is licensed as a Professional Civil Engineer in Alaska and Montana. A Swede by birth, Tor has lived in the US since 2000, and Alaska since 2011. Tor and his wife Stefanie live in Palmer with their five children.
After a ten‐year career as a land surveyor, Tor returned to College in 2002. Tor earned both his Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering at Michigan Technological University. He first joined ASCE through the student chapter at MTU in 2004. After graduation in 2005 Tor went to work for a Michigan firm doing design on Upper Peninsula airports before he moved to Montana in 2007. While working as a design engineer Tor also completed his research for his Master’s degree, which he was awarded in 2007.
Tor has been active in ASCE since 2007 and has served as an officer first in the Eastern Branch of ASCE Montana, the Montana Section, the Anchorage Branch and now the Alaska Section.
As a volunteer, Tor visits many classes each year to talk about engineering and the importance fo STEM. Tor chairs the Alaska report card committee and is active in government relations, he is actively participating in and planning for state legislative fly‐in’s in Juneau and Washington DC. Tor represent Region 8 on the ASCE State Government Relations and Grassroots committee. Tor also serves on the Raise the Bar Committee and is an active corresponding member on the Committee on Americas Infrastructure and Committee on Sustainable Infrastructure where he is working on incorporating sustainability metrics into the state infrastructure report card guidelines. Tor also serves as a corresponding member on the Pre‐College outreach committee where he is working on additions to the K‐12 outreach programs offered by ASCE.
David Gamez, P.E., M.ASCE
2018 ‐ 2019 Alaska Section Vice‐President
David Gamez is a Civil Engineer with Lounsbury & Associates specializing in geometric design and signalization on highway projects. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from California State University, Fullerton. He is experienced in several aspects of roadway and site design for public agencies across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
David has been involved with ASCE and has served in leadership roles with the organization since 2007. He currently serves as the Vice-President for the ASCE-Alaska Section and was a contributor to the ASCE Alaska State Report Card, particularly to the Roads portion. He also chairs the Committee on Autonomous Vehicles for the Institute of Transportation Engineers – Alaska Section.
David Beiswenger, P.E., M.ASCE
2018 – 2019 Alaska Section Treasurer
David W. Beiswenger, M.S., P.E., M. ASCE has thirteen years of experience in civil engineering design and construction management throughout Alaska. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and a Master’s of Science degree in Arctic Engineering from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. David’s project experience includes water and sewer utility design rural Alaska sanitation and transportation; site planning; road and subdivision design; stormwater grading and drainage design; environmental documentation; and construction permitting. David also has experience with geotechnical investigations, including hand borings and field classifications and descriptions. He has worked extensively in the arctic and sub‐arctic regions of Alaska.
David has been active in ASCE since the early 2000’s and began as a Student Member at Colorado State University. He formally served as the Fairbanks Branch Secretary and Vice‐President. David attended the Region 8 Assembly and MRLC in Henderson, NV in January of 2018 as well as the Legislative Fly‐In in Juneau, AK in February of 2018.
Justin Kanouse, A.M.ASCE
2018 – 2019 Alaska Section Secretary
Justin Kanouse is a project manager at DOWL. He has been with DOWL since 2012 and specializes in civil site design, water/wastewater design and utilities. Justin was born in Alaska and has lived in Juneau since 1996. Justin has been active in ASCE since 2013 on the branch level and now as the secretary of the Alaska Section. He is a past president of the Juneau Branch. Justin attended and graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. After college he returned to Juneau and had 2 beautiful daughters. He returned to engineering in 2012 after successfully running a number of Juneau businesses.
Carl Uchytil, P.E., M.ASCE
2018 – 2019 Alaska Section Past President
Carl Uchytil, P.E. has served since 2011 as Port Director for the City and Borough of Juneau and oversees four municipal harbors and the infrastructure supporting 1 million cruise ship passengers visiting Juneau each year. He also served in various capacities with the U.S. Coast Guard between 1980 and 2011, which included engineering & program management and Commanding Officer of the Icebreaker POLAR SEA. Carl is Vice President of the Alaska Section of American Society of Civil Engineers; and, President of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators (AAHPA). He is married to Maria and has four children Nicholas, Dana, Carl Patrick & Claire.