2018 Alumni

Aimee Krafft: (’18)
Graduate Research Assistant,
Department of Geography,
University of Nevada

While pursuing her Geography degree at KSC, Aimee worked as an intern for Southwest Region Planning Commission.  She also conducted independent research for Dr. Davis on militarization in the Pacific.   Aimee is currently a master’s student, working on an NSF-funded transportation research project at the University of Nevada.


Mark Landolina (’18)
Planning Technician, Zoning Enforcement
Town of Coventry, CT

Mark worked as a GIS intern during his senior year on a GIS modeling project with Dr. Brehme.  He also interned with Southwest Region Planning Commission in Keene.  Before graduation Mark was offered a full-time planning position with the Town of Coventry, CT



Lisa Donnelly (’18)
Assistant Planner,
Windham Regional Commission, Brattleboro, VT

Lisa worked as an intern with Southwest Region Planning Commission in Keene during her senior year.  Her senior seminar project focused on sustainable transportation in the Monadnock region.  After graduation, Lisa started a summer internship with Windham Region Planning Commission in Vermont, and that led to a full-time position as an Assistant Planner.




Brendan Jones (’18)
Seasonal Park Ranger
Yosemite National Park, CA

Brendan is passionate about the outdoors and was active in the KSC Outdoor Club during his time here.  Between his junior and senior years, he interned as Field Assistant for the National Forest Service in Gallatin National Forest, Montana.  At KSC, Brendan worked as a GIS intern for Dr. Brehme.  Upon graduating, Brendan took a position as a seasonal ranger in Yosemite National Park.



Zach Pearo (’18)
Easement Steward
NH Society for the Protection of Forests
Concord, NH

Zach came to KSC to shift careers from a successful licensed massage business to something that would allow him to spend more time outdoors.  While at Keene State, Zach collaborated with Dr. Davis on a study of climate change impacts on New England’s ski industry, and they co-authored a paper in the Northeastern Geographer.  Zach obtained a full-time staff position with the NH Forest Society after graduation.  He now spends his workdays trekking through the woods, examining properties across southwestern New Hampshire.