ADMINISTRATION

Jaime Schauff

Office Manager

Team Member Since 2013

Jaime serves as Chadux’s Office Manager and Vessel of Opportunity Coordinator where she assists with the training & administrative management of the VOO program. Prior to joining Chadux, she was active for over 10 years in the Kodiak commercial fishing industry.  Jaime holds an Associates in Applied Science from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Jon J. Watkins

Business / Finance Manager

Team Member Since 2018

Jon J. Watkins is the Business / Finance Manager for Alaska Chadux bringing long experience as a CFO to this response provider and its members. As a Naval Officer with early oil spill containment and recovery experience, this knowledge compliments the business side for the benefit of the core mission of Chadux.

With deep experience in logistics management, databases and excel skills, improvements to backend processes help to streamline reporting to a more real-time environment. Jon and his “girls” can be found hiking or fishing most any day in the beautiful Alaska surroundings while not at work.

jennifer spencer

Office Assistant

Team Member Since 2015

Jennifer assists with all office administrative and bookkeeping functions including both accounts payable and receivable. Prior to joining Chadux, she worked as an office assistant in the industrial safety products field.

 

carrie lynette

Accountant

Team Member Since 2015

Carrie serves as Chadux’s Accountant. Prior to Chadux, she was the owner/operator of a small business focused on setting up and training bookkeepers and small business owners to utilize their accounting software correctly. She has a strong construction background, with a focus on job costing in Quickbooks software.

 

OPERATIONS

chris burns

Preparedness Manager

Team Member Since 2003

Chris manages Chadux’s training and exercise programs, including member C-Plan reviews, and also oversees all company health and safety programs. He has over 25 years of experience in the environmental services and safety industries.  Chris holds a Masters in Environmental Management from the University of San Francisco, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is a Certified Environmental Trainer.

paul shuart

Preparedness technician

Team Member Since 2014

Paul assists with the coordination and planning of all Chadux training and exercise activities and is cross-trained as a spill responder.  Prior to joining Chadux, Paul served 11 years in the U.S. Army specializing in Explosive Ordnance Disposal and emergency management.  He holds an Associates in Occupational Health & Safety from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

chris ellis

Response Supervisor

Team Member Since 2012

Chris is a fully qualified spill response technician and responds to pollution incidents across Chadux’s area of operations. Prior to joining Chadux, he served 7 years as a North Slope and western Alaska oil spill responder and industrial firefighter with Alaska Clean Seas and PENCO based in Deadhorse, Alaska.

dan powell

Response Supervisor

Team Member Since 2011

Dan is a fully qualified spill response technician and responds to pollution incidents across Chadux’s area of operations. Prior to joining Chadux, he served over 5 years as a wildland firefighter with the State of Alaska and oil spill responder with PENCO.  Dan holds a Bachelors of Forestry from Colorado State University.

jerith eskilida

response technician

Team Member Since 2016

Jerith recently joined Chadux as our newest spill response technician. Prior to Chadux, he served 5 years as a North Slope oil spill responder and emergency technician for PENCO based in Deadhorse, Alaska.

cory nelson

response technician - Dutch Harbor

Team Member Since 2014

Cory is a fully qualified spill response technician and operates and maintains Chadux’s Dutch Harbor office and associated response equipment. Prior to joining Chadux, he spent over 10 years in the maritime industry in western Alaska including commercial fishing, shipping logistics, and the port authority.  He holds a Bachelors in International Business from George Fox University.