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Planning and Land Management Staff
 
Taunnie Boothby
Name and Title:
Taunnie Boothby, Planner III
Contact:
Address:
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1770 , Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Biography:
Taunnie has dedicated her professional career to the field of disaster prevention, mitigation and management. As the State National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Coordinator, she assists communities in land use planning, flood risk determinations, best management practices for building and development decisions, and flood insurance information. Taunnie is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organizational Management and another in Accounting for Information Management. In 2005, Taunnie began work with DCRA's Floodplain Management Programs to provide assistance, training, and other opportunities in order to achieve the State’s flood loss reduction goals.
   
Keith Jost
Name and Title:
Keith Jost, Natural Resource Specialist III
Contact:
keith.jost@alaska.gov, 907.269.4548
Address:
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1770, Anchorage,Alaska 99501
Biography:
As DCRA's Senior Natural Resource Specialist, Keith manages DCRA's Land Management and Mapping Program, which provides information, maps, and assistance that encourages good community planning and proper management of municipal lands including the acquisition of land for public development projects. Keith also oversees a partnership of agencies and rural groups that bring together resources to produce comprehensive maps of rural Alaska communities. In unincorporated communities, he carries out the State’s responsibilities of acquiring and managing Municipal Trust Land on behalf of future cities in accordance with the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and AS 44.33.755. Keith has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, a secondary education teaching certificate, and is a Senior Member of the International Right of Way Association with an SR/WA designation.
   
George Plumley
Name and Title:
George Plumley, Planner II
Contact:
Address:
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1770, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Biography:
George has been mapping rural Alaska since coming to DCRA in 1995. George has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and a Master of Arts degree in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. At DCRA, his current focus is on reviewing and distributing community profile mapping projects and mapping for Municipal Land Trustee transactions around the state.
   
Ruth St. Amour
Name and Title:
Ruth St. Amour, Development Specialist II
Contact:
Address:
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1770, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Biography:
Ruth has worked on a variety of projects since coming to DCRA in 2001, including outreach and grant writing for community mapping projects and organizing a conference on indigenous planning. Her current focus is on community planning in rural Alaska and is DCRA's Alaska Coastal Management Program (ACMP) Coordinator. She previously worked for The Kuskokwim Corporation for eight years, where she traveled extensively to the villages in the middle Kuskokwim region. Ruth holds bachelor’s degrees in English and accounting.
   
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