Biz Buzz—Jan. 5, 2011
ARRC names Dale Wade VP Business Development
Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) has hired Dale Wade as Vice President of Business Development. The Vice President of Business Development is responsible for ARRC Business Development Division activities including the marketing, promotion, sales, pricing, product design and implementation of freight and passenger services for ARRC. Wade most recently served as the President of GoldStar Logistics Solutions. His past experience includes: Managing Director and Transportation Consultant for AFMS Transportation Management in Portland, Oregon; National Account Executive for FedEx Corporation in Anchorage, and; Sales Manager for CF Freight in Anchorage. “Dale has the experience and the knowledge of the transportation industry that is so critically important to the Alaska Railroad,” said ARRC President and CEO Chris Aadnesen. “His focus on teamwork and customer service will play a big part in our continuing mission to deliver the best service to the people of Alaska and our visitors.”
Stormwater training offered
Kenai Watershed Forum is sponsoring Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (AK-CESCEL) training sessions. The first in Seward on Feb. 6 and 7, and the second on Feb. 8 and 9 in Soldotna. The training explains the erosion process and how to obtain and comply with the EPA NPDES Construction General Permit. The course describes the key elements of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan and stormwater best management practices. Both are required for those who work on Alaska Department of Transportation roads. Others who may need this certification include commercial and residential builders, project engineers, natural resource managers and anyone responsible for creating, maintaining or evaluating a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan. Attendees receive a certificate valid for 3 years. For information and registration packets visit www.kenaiwatershed.org or call the Kenai Watershed Forum at 907-260-5449.