Branch President – Sam Carlson, P.E., A.M. ASCE (907) 451-2230

Sam has more than 7 years of experience in Civil Engineering and Land Surveying. He is passionate about both. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2012 from UAF, Sam went back to school while working full time to take 30 credits in the Geomatics program at Great Basin University. Since then he has worked both in the private sector and for government agencies, and currently works for DOT. While not working as a Civil Engineer or in the field of Land Surveying, Sam enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and two kids. 


Branch Treasurer/Vice President – Bojan Jeremic, E.I.T., A.M. ASCE

Bojan has over four years of experience in civil engineering and construction since he moved to Fairbanks Alaska in 2015. He holds a Civil Engineering degree from his home country of Serbia, but he also graduated from UAF in May 2019 with a B.S in Civil Engineering. Right after graduation, he joined PDC Engineers in the Transportation Market Sector. When not working, Bojan enjoys to spent time in the outdoors with his wife and two kids or playing soccer or table tennis.


Past Branch President – Nellie Ballou, M.S., P.E., A.M. ASCE

Nellie joined the State of Alaska DEC Drinking Water Program engineering staff in 2015. Nellie has over eight years of engineering experience in Alaska. She has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Gonzaga University and an M.S in Environmental Engineering from UAF.