Our Team

Our team includes Nuvista, WHPacific and their sub-consultant, Information Insights, and the stakeholder advisory group.

WHPacific and Information Insights have worked on eight regional energy plans across Alaska.

Nicole McCullough, Associate Director of Planning, has 27 years of experience as a planner in rural Alaska and has been the project manager for three regional energy plans in the state. Jackie Schaeffer, Energy Specialist, was born and raised in Kotzebue and is recognized statewide for her rural energy expertise.

Jamie Hansen, Jana Pierce and Peter Crimp, of Information Insights, have worked on three Alaska energy plans and are particularly skilled at data gathering and analysis.

Participating stakeholders in the stakeholder advisory group (SAG) included representatives from the following organizations:

  • Association of Village Council Presidents
  • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
  • Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Bethel Community Services Foundation
  • Calista Corporation
  • City of Bethel
  • Delta Western
  • UAF, Kuskokwim Campus
  • Kwethluk, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
  • Yuut Elitnaurviat