2023 PACE Promotions!

We are proud to announce the promotion of the following individuals. They have shown great leadership in their teams and are stewards of PACE. Congratulations to the following PACE employees:

Water Resources

Henry Moen, EIT, is now an Engineer I. With three years of experience in water resource management and modeling experience, Henry assists with fish passage design-build projects and is a steward for his team and the environment.



Jaclyn Samson is promoted to Planner. She assisted our project team in developing efficient water system plan extensions and sewer comprehensive plan updates. Jaclyn is a leader with experience in coordinating, presenting to groups from one to 200 people, managing and training teams, and collaborating on planning studies. She provides technical assistance in developing a water system plan for different cities, such as Point Roberts.

Tom Ferrell, PE, is now a Senior Project Manager. With over 16 years of civil engineering experience, Tom focuses on special purpose districts and municipal clients. In the last five years, he has designed two reservoirs, one pump station, four miles of water main, and performed District Engineer services for four clients.  He is well versed in all aspects of water system design, operations, and regulatory requirements in the State of Oregon, providing his clients with efficient solutions and insightful resolutions.


Heavy Civil

Bill Helsley, PE, is promoted to Heavy Civil Manager. He has over 32 years of experience on large‐scale site development projects. Bill is highly regarded for his attention to detail, quality of service, and project coordination that ensures a successful project. He will lead the Heavy Civil team on transportation design-build projects.

Jonathon Neumann, PE, is promoted to Design-Build Drainage Engineer I. With ten years of public works experience, Jonathon assists on the SR 167 I5 to SR 509 project. Part of the Puget Sound Gateway Program, this project works to complete two major highways and create new connections to Interstate 5.

Stephanie Langlois, PE, is now a Junior Design-Build Drainage Lead. She has eight years of civil engineering experience, specializing in stormwater management design for WSDOT bid-build and design-build projects.

Tiffany Hotinger, PE, is promoted to Design-Build Drainage Engineer II. She has over 11 years of experience in public works and private development projects. Tiffany guides younger engineers in WSDOT stormwater and mentors junior staff in their career development. Currently, she’s working as a drainage engineer supporting general engineering service contracts and design-build projects for WSDOT in the Olympic Region.

Taryn Mulvihill, EIT, is promoted to Design-Build Drainage Engineer. Her background working on construction projects led her to become an engineer and to participate in projects that positively impact our communities and environment. Taryn is working on the SR 509 completion project, part of WSDOT’s Puget Sound Gateway Program.

Travis Stanley, PE, is now a Mid Design-Build Drainage Lead. He has over 12 years of civil engineering experience, including focused expertise in stormwater management design for WSDOT bid-build and design-build projects. For most of Travis’s career, he has provided stormwater infrastructure design on multiple WSDOT transportation projects. Travis works on various Northwest, Olympic, and Eastern Washington projects.

Jeff Zigweid, PE, is promoted to Senior Design-Build Drainage Lead and Everett Office Lead. Jeff provides stormwater design, project management, and mentoring future engineers. He enjoys working on design-build projects because he can utilize his creativity and efficiency for these fast-paced projects. Jeff is PACE’s Project Manager for WDSOT’s SR 167 Stage 1b project.



DuWayne Brave is now a Survey Technician V. With 23 years of experience, DuWayne is responsive to client needs and expectations and works with them to ensure project success. He efficiently processes and maps the survey field data using civil 3D and Microstation, creating survey drawings for topography, boundary, ALTA, and railroad surveys. DuWayne’s current projects include surveying for the City of Renton’s East Valley Road Storm Improvements and Soos Creek Water and Sewer District developer extension projects.

Jerreme Wilburn is promoted to Survey Field Technician IV. He brings over 26 years of survey experience and provides optimizing solutions to his clients. Currently, Jerreme is surveying several different municipal projects throughout Oregon. 

Jason Stephens is promoted to Survey Field Technician III. He has assisted PACE’s survey team with ALTAs, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and mapping for residential, commercial, and public clients. His notable recent experience is surveying a pavement management project for the City of Happy Valley.

Fallon Emerson is promoted to Survey Field Technician III. Fallon has extensive knowledge of ALTA Surveys, boundary, topographic, construction, as-built surveys, and differential levels.  Fallon has over 20 years of experience surveying in the Northwest.

Russ Dodge, PLS, is promoted to Senior Survey Field Technician. Over his 21 years of land surveying experience, he has worked for private and public agencies, understanding the client and the project team’s challenges in municipal projects. His notable experience includes the Chico Creek construction survey in Silverdale, WA.

Jesse Heldstab, LSIT, is now a Survey Technician IV. He has over 12 years of experience in land surveying in Oregon, Montana, and North Dakota. Working under the direction of civil engineers and land surveyors, Jesse is currently working on the Puget Island fiber optic crossing project.


Technology Services

Aaron Jackson is promoted to CAD Technician III. Aaron joined PACE seven years ago and has been a notable resource to the team. His project experience includes Lakepoint Boulevard Improvements in Covington, WA, and water main replacement for the King County Water District No. 20. 

Andrew Mailloux is now a Design-Build Designer I. With over six years of experience, Andrew is responsible for ensuring drawings convey their information and are presented accurately and consistently. He supports production efforts on WSDOT drainage projects.


Land Development

Krista Stewart is now a Project Designer II. She offers more than 25 years of technical design and coordination experience. Krista has an extensive background, predominantly in land development within Snohomish County.  She provides various skills from plat layout to fit project zoning, road and site grading, and utility design for storm, sewer, and water per unique municipality standards. Krista uses her expertise to coordinate and unpack potentially pragmatic decisions for her clients. She uses her expertise to provide many plans, from constraints mapping to construction plans.

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