Lorne Jay (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)
The March 2020 UTTC “Alum in the Spotlight” is Lorne Jay, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Lorne graduated in May 2019 with a bachelor degree in Environmental Science & Research from UTTC. Upon graduation, Lorne was offered a position at Chief Oilfield Services, LLC, in Bismarck, ND. He works in the bioremediation division and works closely with tribes and surrounding community to disperse hydrocarbon-eating microbes on oil spills. Lorne said he uses the knowledge he learned from his courses at UTTC every day and is glad he is able to give back to communities through his current position. Congratulations, Lorne!