PUBLISHED: 5:24 PM on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Wanamaker re-certified
JUNEAU - Randy Wanamaker, of Juneau, recently received notification of his re-certification as a Registered Environmental Assessor (first class) by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control. He is one of two environmental assessors in Alaska registered through a program administered by the State of California, which has the strictest environmental regulations in the nation. Individuals certified by this program are qualified to conduct one or more aspects of an environmental assessment.

  Randy Wanamaker
Wanamaker is certified for environmental site assessment; air emissions assessment, prevention, monitoring and control; surface and groundwater contamination assessment, prevention, monitoring and control; and generator waste disposal, recycling, reduction, storage and treatment.

Over the last five years, Wanamaker has performed environmental assessment work for Kootznoowoo Inc. and the City of Angoon, Goldbelt Inc., the Kensington Mine, and the Alaska Department of Transportation.

Wanamaker is Executive Director of the BBC Human Resource Development Corporation, responsible for the recruitment, training, and dispatch of Alaska Natives and Alaska residents for employment at the Kensington Gold Mine. Also a certified professional geologist, Wanamaker has over 31 years of experience in environmental studies, geology, land use planning and economic development.

He currently serves as deputy mayor of the City and Borough of Juneau, and is vice chairman of Goldbelt, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Corporation for Juneau.