In 1974, Michael Butterworth began his career with the Bechtel Corporation at its San Francisco headquarters and in 1978 made his first of three moves to this area. During his 40-year career, Michael has held various management positions at Bechtel, JA Jones, Kaiser Engineers, Fluor, DynCorp, WBG, Washington Public Power Supply, among others; working in weld engineering, quality assurance, records, business development, facility operations, fabrication, and manufacturing fields. He managed several programs for the Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the commercial nuclear power industry. Michael was Senior Project Manager for a manufacturing facility producing equipment for the DOE and DoD, responsible for all programmatic and compliance requirements. Currently, Mr. Butterworth is a Senior Project Manager at Tetra Tech in Richland, WA. He received his Associate degree in Welding Technology from San Mateo Junior College before completing his Baccalaureate degree in Business.
Michael has been involved in many community service organizations including the Adult Day Services, Tri-City Food Bank, United Way, Trios Health Foundation, previous board member for the Don and Lori Watts Kadlec Pediatric Center, Tri-City Cancer Center, and Hospice House. Michael is also a Paul Harris Fellow and charter member of the Columbia Valley Daybreak Rotary, a sponsor of two CBC Foundation scholarships.
Most recently, Michael was instrumental in bringing the Advanced Technology Orientation Model (ATOM) to the Columbia Basin College Nuclear Technology program.
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