2019 – 2020 Alaska Section 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.
2019 – 2020 Alaska Section Vice-President
Justin Kanouse is a Civil Engineer and project manager at DOWL. He has been with DOWL since 2012 and specializes in civil site, and utility designs. Justin was born in Alaska and has lived in Juneau since 1996. Justin has been active in ASCE since 2012 on the branch level, and now on the Section level. He currently serves as the President in Waiting of the Alaska Section. He is a past president of the Juneau Branch. Justin attended and graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering 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 several Juneau businesses.
2019 – 2020 Alaska Section Treasurer
Jennifer has over ten years of experience in civil engineering design and construction management throughout Alaska, Wyoming, Nebraska, Montana, and Colorado. Jennifer holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering Physics from Northwest Nazarene University. Jennifer's project experience includes mining engineering, geotechnical investigation, site planning and development, pavement design, storm water and drainage design, water and sewer design, project management, environmental documentation, and traffic engineering. Jennifer currently works as a Civil Engineer on Fort Wainwright and is responsible for managing road and airfield paving projects; she has previously worked for the City of Fairbanks and Kinney Engineering, LLC in Alaska. When not working, Jennifer enjoys playing in the outdoors with her family.
2019 – 2020 Alaska Section Secretary
Doug has been active in the Anchorage branch since 2013. He served as newsletter editor and then has been an officer for the branch for the last 5 years. He also leads ASCE’s Community Engineering Corpsefforts in Anchorage. Doug is the Geotechnical Services Manager at HDL Engineering Consultants where he likes getting muddy and playing with groundwater. When he is not working or volunteering, he canoes and camps with his kids.
2019 – 2020 Alaska Section Past-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.