Business Review named North Wind President and CEO Sylvia Medina a 2012 Woman
of the Year. Medina was honored along with other Women of the Year recipients
on Feb. 21 at an awards event in Boise, Idaho, for her dedication to supporting
youth and education programs, the arts, environmental conservation efforts and
her local community.
led a successful effort to open a community dog park and is leading the effort
to help raise more than $3 million dollars to build a state-of-the-art animal
shelter in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Medina serves as president of the Snake River
Animal Shelter and as a board member of the Idaho State University Foundation,
Holy Rosary School, Women Impacting Public Policy, Green Kids Inc. and the
Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women.
North Wind was formed
by Medina in 1997, and is now a wholly owned CIRI subsidiary and a small
business leader in environmental cleanup and restoration, waste management,
engineering, project management and construction services for government and
large industrial and resource development sites nationwide and internationally.
North Wind also offers natural and cultural resource consulting, geographic
information services, information technology and related services.
In January, North Wind was invited to serve on
the Idaho Governor's Nuclear Energy Leadership Commission. In early February,
North Wind won a $2.6 million contract for a remedial investigation and
feasibility study at the Fort Morrow/Port Heiden site in Alaska, a former World
War II military site. The site is located on the Alaska Peninsula,
approximately 430 miles southwest of Anchorage. Stay informed of North Wind
news and employment opportunities by visiting www.northwindgrp.com.
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