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Roger Hickel Contracting Awarded CHASE Blue Level
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On October 24, 2022, Roger Hickel Contracting attained the Construction Health and Safety Excellence Program (CHASE) Blue Level. The CHASE Program is a partnership between licensed Alaska contractors and the Alaska Occupational Safety and Health section to take a proactive approach in reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities within the construction industry in Alaska.

This distinguished status was made possible through Roger Hickel Contracting’s commitment to safety and health and with technical assistance from SafeLogic Alaska, LLC. SafeLogic Alaska’s team of experts guide and counsel clients who wish to obtain CHASE participation.

Bettisworth North Leaders Honored

Two leaders with Bettisworth North Architects and Planners have been awarded high honors within their respective practice areas. Leah Boltz, principal, has been named a fellow by the Society for Marketing Professional Services, or SMPS. Dana Nunn, director of interior design, has been inducted into the American Society of Interior Designers, or ASID, College of Fellows. The announcement was made by Tracy Vanairsdale, president of Bettisworth North.

“Leah and Dana support their professions and our communities with extraordinary levels of volunteer service,” says Vanairsdale. “They exemplify Bettisworth North’s mission to be Alaska’s Community Builders, which is one of our founding principles. These two set a very high bar, and we are proud to have Leah and Dana recognized for their achievements.”

Boltz leads marketing and business development for Bettisworth North and became a firm principal in 2020. A sought-after speaker, she is highly respected for strategic planning, branding, team building, and community development. She has been active in SMPS for more than ten years, serving as president of the Alaska chapter, sitting on numerous committees, and acting as chapter liaison to SMPS national. Boltz earned her Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation from SMPS in 2014.

Director of interior design Dana Nunn is a twenty-year professional who manages a staff of eight for all the firm’s projects. Her work centers on commercial design for healthcare, education, civic, and arts and culture facilities. Nunn has been active in ASID’s Alaska chapter since 2003, with roles including two terms as president, finance director, and chair of multiple committees.

Leah Boltz
Leah Boltz
Dana Nunn
Dana Nunn

Photos provided by Bettisworth North