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Meet Ellery Howard, PE, Senior Engineer

Where are you from and where do you live now? I was born, raised, and currently live in North Idaho. What do you do at MFA? I am a senior engineer, so managing design projects is an integral part of what I do here at MFA. I also am…

Kara Beaudoin, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Imagining a New Future for Expo Idaho

Redeveloping Expo Idaho Fairs offer excitement and fun for kids from 1 to 92. Fairgrounds, however, require large amounts of land, and it can be challenging to keep that land and those assets active and contributing to the public benefit…

Sarah Sieloff Planning & Community Development, Real Estate
Meet Brooke James, Staff Engineer

Where are you from and where do you live now? I was born in Southern California but have lived in the Portland metro area since I was 5 years old. What do you do at MFA? My title as staff engineer means that I collaborate with colleagues…

Kara Beaudoin, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Growth at MFA Continues with Eight New Hires

Growth at MFA continues in support of our diverse services. Our team has welcomed eight new professionals that strongly demonstrate MFA’s values of innovation, collaboration, agility, respect, and excellence. Welcome to the team! Ryan…

Jennifer King, PE, SPHR MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Taylor Hodges, Project Communications and Outreach Specialist

Where are you from and where do you live now? I’m originally from Bellingham, Washington, and now live in Broadview, a neighborhood in northwest Seattle. What do you do at MFA? My job title is Project Communications and Outreach…

Charla Skaggs Communications and Outreach, MFA Staff and Culture
Navigating Legacy Pesticides with a New Model Remedy

The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) recently published a new model remedy that provides guidance for cleanup of historical orchards in central and eastern Washington. While the new requirements may seem daunting, once you are…

Ben Johnson Local and State Agencies, Planning & Community Development, Real Estate
Remembering Tom Foster

Earlier this year, Tom Foster, one of MFA’s co-founders, passed away. In reflecting on our 25 years of business, I’ve been thinking a lot about Tom and his legacy on our employees and the work we do. We shared this message with our…

Steven P. Taylor, PE MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Tessa Shabram, EIT, Staff Engineer

Where are you from and where do you live now? I am from Encinitas, CA, in north San Diego County. Now I live in Portland, OR. What do you do at MFA? I currently work on a wide variety of projects including greenhouse gas accounting,…

Josh Elliott, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Oregonian Names Maul Foster & Alongi a Winner of the Oregon and Southwestern Washington Top Workplaces 2021 Award

Maul Foster & Alongi has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by Oregonian Top Workplaces. MFA strives to build an inclusive and fostering work environment where employees feel empowered to spend most of their day supporting our…

Alistaire Clary, PE Awards, MFA Staff and Culture
Cemetery Data Comes to Life in ArcGIS Online

A recurring theme in GIS is utilizing technology to prevent crucial data from being lost to time. Recording data, managing it, and exchanging it from hand to hand over time leads to vulnerabilities. Cemetery data is one such example. Imagine…

Gavin Jaravata GIS & Data Management, Local and State Agencies
DEQ Issues New Air Quality Requirements for Facilities

There’s a new modeling requirement in Oregon not found in the Oregon Administrative Rules or permitting guidance? Yes! On September 1, 2021, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued an internal management directive…

Chad Darby Air Quality, Environmental
Meet Nicole Bruneel, Staff Chemist

Where are you from and where do you live now? I am from central Idaho, and now I own a small farm in Northern Idaho. What do you do at MFA? I am a chemist and manage projects out of the MFA Kellogg office. Most of the projects…

Erik Naylor MFA Staff and Culture
A Call to Action: Climate Change Mitigation in the Environmental Field

At MFA, our core purpose is strengthening communities. For many of our projects, strengthening communities involves cleaning up contaminated sites and developing new community amenities. As we enter the last decade in which we can act on the…

Tessa Shabram, EIT Air Quality, Climate Change and Resilience, Engineering, Environmental