Since 2006, the Becker Lab has quite an impressive group of alumni. From graduate school to teaching to environmental management to health care to raising the next generation of huskies, we are so proud of all that you contribute to the world.

BairdKendra Baird
BS in Environmental Science (Minor in Marine Biology), 2012
Becker Lab project: Geoduck settlement in Quartermaster Harbor; Invertebrates of Commencement Bay Reference Notebook
Where are they now?
Masters of Environmental Studies, Evergreen State College, pending
Customer Service Specialist, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, Licensing Division
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BermanJessica Berman
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Distribution of Olympia Oyster Larvae in Fidalgo Bay
Where are they now?
Oral surgery technician
BrokenshireJolene Brokenshire
BS in Environmental Science, 2011
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
Environmental Engineer, Boeing
Hannah CarrollHannah M Carroll
BS in Environmental Science, 2008
Becker Lab project: Development and testing of in situ larval culturing techniques; in situ larval mortality
Where are they now?
PhD in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, pending
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ChanWilliam Hou Chan
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Mussels for nitrogen remediation in Commencement Bay
Where are they now?
Assistant Consultant in Allied Environmental Consultants Limited
ChangJoy Chang
BS in Environmental Science, 2010
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
MS in Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University, 2013
ClementsAshley Clements
BS in Environmental Science, 2014
Becker Lab project: Mussels for nitrogen remediation in Commencement Bay
YoungJennifer Chrysemys
BS in Environmental Science, 2014
Becker Lab project: Distribution of Olympia Oyster Larvae in Fidalgo Bay; Environmental Education for Foss Waterway Seaport (Intern)
Where are they now?
Master of Education in Secondary Science, UW Tacoma, Pending
Luan Dang
Becker Lab project: Larval connectivity of Olympia oysters
Where are they now?
Washington State University College of Pharmacy, PharmD candidate 2020. Bartell Drugs Intern.
Ly Dang
Becker Lab project: Size frequency of Olympia oysters at Fidalgo Bay and Dyes Inlet
Where are they now?
Washington State University College of Pharmacy, PharmD candidate 2020. Bartell Drugs Intern.
Brittany Eisel
BS in Environmental Science, 2017
Becker Lab project: Larval shell development of Olympia oysters, Larval connectivity of Olympia oysters
FranceLindsay France
BS in Environmental Science, 2008
Becker Lab project: Oyster larval feeding; GIS mapping of restoration sites in Commencement Bay (Intern with Citizens for a Healthy Bay)
Where are they now?
MS in Environmental Management, University of Maryland University College, 2013; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, UW Tacoma, 2015; MBA, University of Maryland University College, pending
Pollution Source Control Program Administrator
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GipeAlex Gipe
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Axinopsida serricata as an indicator of organic loading
Where are they now?
Lab Manager / Research Assistant, UWT Center for Urban Waters
Hoop=verMichael Hoover
BA in Environmental Studies, 2012
Becker Lab project: Geoduck settlement in Quartermaster Harbor; Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern); Vashon Island Environmental Non-Profit Development
HunterSharon Hunter
BS in Environmental Science, 2014
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern)
Where are they now?
Master of Education in Secondary Science, UW Tacoma, Pending
Michelle KnowlenMichelle Knowlen
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern); Distribution of Olympia Oyster Larvae in Fidalgo Bay
Where are they now?
Aquatic Toxicologist and Benthic Ecologist at EcoAnalysts Inc, Port Gamble Environmental Lab
LemayBrenda LeMay
BS in Environmental Science, 2012
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
Program Associate for the Puyallup Watershed Initiative, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
MartinsenFawn Espiritu Martinsen
BA in Environmental Studies, 2012
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern)
Where are they now?
Paraeducator, Essential Oil Enthusiast, Foot Zoner
Twitter: fawn_serene
MavesJessica Maves
BA in Environmental Studies, 2012
Becker Lab project: Curation of South Puget Sound benthic invertebrate samples
Where are they now?
Raising the next generation of Huskies
McCormickLindsay Mccormick
BS in Environmental Science, 2009
Becker Lab project: Feeding of larval echinoderms with DOM
Where are they now?
Veterinary Assistant at Jones Animal Hospital
CJ McNealCJ McNeal
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Invertebrate voucher sheet creation, WA Department of Ecology (Intern)
Where are they now?
Administrative Assistant at The University of Wisconsin - Madison
MooreAtatlie Moore
BS in Environmental Science, 2012
Becker Lab project: Size frequency of geoduck larvae in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
Youth Programs at Tacoma Rescue Mission, looking into Master of Social Work with Recreation Therapy emphasis
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Becker LogoAngela Morrill
BA in Environmental Studies, 2012
Becker Lab project: Citizens for a Healthy Bay/Tacoma Maritime Fest (Intern)
Where are they now?
Marketing Director for Camp Fire Central Oregon
Jared Moser
BS in Environmental Science, 2015
Becker Lab project: Larval shell development of Olympia oysters
Where are they now?
Water Quality Specialist with Pierce County Surface Water Management
OlsenDana Olsen
BA in Environmental Studies, 2012
Becker Lab project: Development of a Commencement Bay Museum database
Where are they now?
Content Team Supervisor at Point Inside
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ParkerHannah Parker
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Olympia oyster larval distribution in Fidalgo Bay as determined by passive larval tube traps and qPCR
Where are they now?
Raising the next generation of Huskies; former technician in the Becker Lab
PattersonA Jay Patterson
BA in Environmental Studies, 2011
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor; Commencement Bay Biodiversity Studies
Where are they now?
Long Hual Truck Driver
PetrieSamantha Petrie
BS in Environmental Science, 2012
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern)
Where are they now?
Aquatic Biology Technician, Weyerhauser
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QuinterosJorge Quinteros
BS in Environmental Science, 2009
Becker Lab project: Survey of potential rocky intertidal monitoring sites
RauschlElisa (EJ) Rauschl
BS in Environmental Science, 2012
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern); Development of a reference station for Commencement Bay Biodiversity Studies
Where are they now?
Compliance Officer - Diver, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
ReeberIan Reeber
BS in Environmental Science, 2012
Becker Lab project: Marine Sediment Monitoring, WA Department of Ecology (Intern)
Where are they now?
Water Quality Coordinator at Shoshone-Paiute Tribes
RoachJanet Roach
BS in Environmental Science, 2007
Becker Lab project: Feeding of larval bivalves with DOM
Where are they now?
Technical Specialist at MultiCare Health System
RubyAmanda Ruby
BS in Environmental Science, 2008
Becker Lab project: Microevolution of oyster shell in response to an invasive predator
Where are they now?
Environmental Specialist, Versar
ShevalierYvonne Shevalier
Masters of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
Adjunct Faculty
Native Environmental Science Department,
Northwest Indian, College
SloanJamie Sloan
BS in Environmental Science, 2009
Becker Lab project: Development and testing of passive larval traps
Where are they now?
Master of Applied Science, Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver, 2013
Environmental Staff Scientist, Landau Associates
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Brenda Smithhisler
BS in Environmental Science, 2016
Becker Lab project: Larval response to a refuge in Ocean Acidification, qPCR development
Where are they now?
Biologist at UltraBio Technologies
StaggersShayla Staggers
BS in Environmental Science, 2011
Becker Lab project: Geoduck larval distribution in Quartermaster Harbor
Where are they now?
Legal Assistant, Robinson Tait P.S.
StefanowskiElishia Stefanowski
BS in Environmental Science, 2009
Becker Lab project: Behavior and swimming of larval bivalves
Becker LogoKeegan Stromberg
BS in Environmental Science, 2010
Becker Lab project: Bivalve diversity in Commencement Bay
StutzMiguel Stutz
BS in Environmental Science (Minor in Marine Biology), 2014
Becker Lab project: Distribution of Olympia Oyster Larvae in Fidalgo Bay
Where are they now?
Master of Education in Secondary Science, UW Tacoma, Pending
Completed Washington state teacher's certification; teaching 9th grade Biology at Steilacoom High School in the Steilacoom Historical School District 2015-2016
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TumberSimi K Tumber
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
MHA, National University 2016
Becker Lab project: Distribution of Olympia Oyster Larvae in Fidalgo Bay
Where are they now?
Oncology Financial Coordinator, Valley Medical Center
Certificate in project management, pending
LinkedIn; Twitter: simitumber
Elanor Wolff
BS in Environmental Science, 2013
Becker Lab project: Internship with Wild Fish Conservancy, Grays Harbor Juvenile Salmonid Habitat Assessment
Where are they now?
Field Biologist, Alaskan Observers Inc
Hannah Yang
BS in Environmental Science, 2016
Becker Lab project: Size frequency of Olympia oysters at Fidalgo Bay and Dyes Inlet
Becker LogoBrittany
BA in Communications, 2014
Becker Lab project: Internship with Citizens for a Healthy Bay
Where are they now?
Currently in the restaurant industry, and finishing up HR management certificate.

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