Karl has over 20 years of experience in the planning, design and construction management of civil-infrastructure projects in rural Alaska. He has completed a wide range of projects, including bulk-fuel storage and handling, power generation, alternative energy, water treatment and distribution, sewer, and solid-waste-disposal systems. Karl focuses on improving energy and sanitation systems for rural residents. He has completed projects in over 80 rural communities across the state. This experience has given him an excellent understanding of the challenges associated with remote, cold-climate construction and logistics. Born and raised in Chugiak, Karl enjoys spending time with his family hunting, hiking, ocean kayaking, and backcountry skiing. He is also a hobby welder and woodworker.