Trimble earns UAA 2013 Alumni of Distinction Award

Posted on September 25, 2013 

Stephen Trimble Receives University of Alaska Anchorage 2013 Alumni of Distinction Award

Stephen Trimble of URS Corporation (URS) was recently honored with the UAA Alumni of Distinction Emerging Leader Award. UAA describes the nominees as alumni who have made a significant impact on their industry or profession or contributed to the community, and have strived to make a difference in the lives of others. Stephen Trimble, Alaska Mining & Power Business Line Leader, was nominated in the Emerging Leader Category.

Stephen has built a career on connecting the dots and bringing people together. He serves as a political appointee on three commissions for the State of Alaska: the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, Alaska Minerals Commission, and the Alaska Emerging Energy Technology Fund Advisory Committee.

He also serves as a Trustee for the Nature Conservancy, as Chair of the UAA Geological Sciences Advisory Board, Co-Chair of the UAA College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board, and President of the Gold Cord Development Corporation. Stephen is currently involved in the development of the state’s first Arctic Policy, advising the Governor and the Legislature on ways to mitigate constraints on the development of minerals in the state, advising the state in funding emerging energy technology projects, ensuring the natural wealth and vast landscapes of Alaska remain healthy for future generations, and advising the University on strategic matters in the college and department of which he is an alum.

Stephen was also honored as an Alaska Journal of Commerce Top 40 Under 40 award winner in 2013, an award that recognizes young professionals that live and work in Alaska and demonstrate professional excellence in their field while displaying a commitment to the community.


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