Congratulations, August 8, 2019 TACC Graduates!

Graduate Name & Trade Goal:

Ariele Affigne  –  Deconstruction
Breean Collins –  Electrician
Raven Connolly –  Carpenter
Leslie Cotton –  Plumbers Local 290
Katie Davis –  Electrician
Beverly Dolloff –  Laborers Union
Bridget Fahey –  Electrician
Lori Fleischmann –  Electrician
Ashley Gift –  Electrician
Caitlin Grimm –  Carpenter
Jamie Jarrett –  Electrician
Cheyenne Lee –  Electrician
Rae Lutch –  Residential Carpentry
Inez Merida –  Plumbers Local 290
Archie Nagel –  Carpenter
Amy Oxley-Rippee –  Electrician
Christine Sanders –  Carpenter
Sonya Shah –  Hazardous Waste Technician
Hide Smith –  Carpenter
Sarah Summers –  Electrician
Lila Watson –  Electrician
Adi (AD) Wisby –  Iron Worker
Heather Wolff –  Electrician

Thank You!

Special Thanks to NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center for hosting Oregon Tradeswomen’s TACC Graduation celebration:

Thank you to the following apprenticeship training centers, businesses, and organizations for hosting field trips or speaking to our students in class:

Cement Masons Local 555 and Bricklayers
Ironworkers Local 29
IUPAT Local 10
Laborers JATC Local 737
NECA-IBEW Local 48
Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI)
Sheet Metal Local 16 JATC

Thank you to our Field Instructors:

Elizabeth Bryant , Sue Charles, Monica Gauthier, holloway huntley, Eden Reinstein, April Robbins, Mercy Shammah, Amanda Thomas, Kina Voelz,
and Eli Williams.

Thank you to Oregon Tradeswomen TACC Graduates, Tradeswomen and Industry Partners for sharing their experiences as guest speakers during our
training program:

Metro, Kari Meyer
Glen/Mar Construction, Ayanna Glover
Vigor, Uneka James & Cheyenne McCoy
The Rebuilding Center, Andy Grummon
Living Room Property Management, Ash Jimenez
Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers JATC, Dave Gamble
Laborers, Laborers JATC Local 737, AJ Banuelos
Advanced Energy Inspections, James Metoyer
Green Hammer Design Build, Chelsea Acker

Support for our program is provided by:

Associated General Contractors, The Autzen Foundation, Bank of America, Boeing, City of Portland, DeArmond Public Foundation, Doll Family Fund, Dovetail Workwear, Hoffman Construction, Hoffman Structures, Janet & Earl Seekins Foundation, KEEN Utility, Metro, Meyer Memorial Trust, Mil- waukie Tools, Multnomah County, NECA-IBEW Local 48, North American Building Trades Unions, Oregon Community, Foundation, Oregon Depart- ment of Transportation, Pacific Power Foundation, PepsiCo, Portlandia Club, Prosper Portland’s Economic Opportunity Program, Skanska, Slayden Community Fund, TRIO Foundation, US Bank, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. EPA, Wells Fargo, and Worksystems, Inc.

In addition, the very generous support of industry, community, and individuals committed to access, opportunity and equity for tradeswomen.

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