• Translator/Interpreter, Extensive experience working for both U.S. and Russian Federal Government, military agencies, judicial services, scientific programs, medical organizations, and various businesses, 1994 to present.
  • Registered Nurse, Anchorage, Alaska 1999 - present.
  • Journalist/News Reporter, Khabarovsk State Radio, Khabarovsk, Russia 1989-1993. Conducted radio interviews in both English and Russian. Researched, developed and presented media commentary impacting local governmental policies and life of Russian radio-listeners. Wrote and hosted weekly broadcasts.

Qualification Highlights

  • Bilingual in Russian and English, certified interpreter, proficient in simultaneous, consecutive verbal interpreting and written translations
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Medical visa-free international escort of patients

Education & Licenses

  • Federal Registration with DUNS & CCR
  • Certified Interpreter for Immigration Courts, Bowne Global Solutions (former Berlitz Interpretation Services, Inc.), Washington D.C., 1997.

  • Alaska Business license for "Russian Translating" since 1994.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, State of Alaska, 1999, Hawaii 2005, California 2006
  • Associate Degree in Nursing, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1999.
  • Certification as a Civil Defense Nurse, Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok, USSR, 1989.
  • Master's degree in Journalism, Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok, USSR, 1989.

Recent Major events

  • Alaska Court criminal trials 2013, 2014. AK court photos
  • Coal miners visits from Kuzbas and Moscow to multiple USA coal mines by Liberty Miners consultants 2013, 2014. With coal miners photos
  • Those other Russians” 5th International and 1st Finnish Conference on Russian-America in Mariehamn, Åland Islands in Finland. August 2012. Vikings photos
  • ESRI 2010, 2011, 2012 large international conference (GIS, spatial data analyses) in San Diego, California. Interpreted for the team of Russian Oil and Gas experts from Siberia "Surgutneftegas". July 2010, 2011, 2012. ESRI photos
  • Fort Ross 2012 Bicentennial Conference. International conference in Santa Rosa. California. April 2012. Bicentenial celebraition of Fort Ross
  • Visit of the Moscow group (Defense industry engineers) to Tijuana, Mexico. January 2012.
  • Visit of the Moscow City Duma Russian Federation delegation to the California Senate. Sacramento, California. April 2011.
  • “LPSR-300” (Labaratory Portable Spectroreflectometer), "TESA-2000" (Total Emittance/Solar Absorptance Portable Reflectometer) training of Russian space-craft experts on use of the LPSR-300 and TESA-2000 at the manufacturing company, AZ-Technology, in Huntsville, Alabama. December 2010, March and September 2011.Hunstville photos
  • “Russian America” international conference in Sitka, Alaska organized by the National Park Service and Sitka Historical Society. August 2010Sitika photos
  • FRAEC (Foundation for Russian-American Economic Cooperation)U.S.-Russian Far East Municipal Partnership Program, Municipal Exchange: 1) Delegation from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, visiting Seattle, WA & Anchorage, Alaska in December, 2009; 2) Delegation from Nevelsk, Sakhalin, Russia, visiting Anchorage, Alaska in July, 2010FRAEC photos
  • ESRI 2010 & 2011 large international conference (GIS, spatial data analyses) in San Diego. Interpreted for the team of Russian Oil and Gas experts from Siberia "Surgutneftegas". July 2010 & July 2011ESRI photos
  • International Program for Physicians, at the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego Hospice. Participants from Kiev, Lvov, Ukraine. April 2010.
  • HIV/AIDS, 8th and 9th Annual International Conference, Defense Institute For Medical Operations, San Antonio, Texas. 38 participating countries2009 photos and 2008 photos

  • Military International HIV Training Program (MIHTP), under sponsorship of the Department of Defense of the USA. University of California San Diego (UCSD), San Diego State University (SDSU), and the Naval Medical Center San Diego, California. July-August, 2009
  • Unit Deployment Exchange, Visit of the Kazakhstan Peacekeeping Unit (KazBrig) delegation to the National Guard Airbase in Tucson, Arizona. July 2009.Arizona pictures
  • Beringia. Years: 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, International scientific and social-cultural projects, programs, held in Anchorage, Alaska and in Provedeniya, Chukotka, Russia. National Park Services USA.Beringia photos
  • MIPIM-2008. Cannes (France) on March, 2008MIPIM photos
  • Joint Pavilion "Regions of Russia" as part of the MIPIM-2008 International Property Conference. Investments and developments
  • SAREX . Years: 2007 & 2006. Trilateral Joint Search and Rescue in the Arctic Exercise (USA, Russia, Canada). SAREX photos
  • City-Link Program. 2007. Exchange of delegations between 13 small towns of Alaska, Khabarovsk and Sakhalin Regions.
  • US Coast Guard partnership visits with Coast Guard of the FSS of the Russian Federation.USCG photos
  • Military Judicial Representatives meeting. 2004 Alaska, Hawaii. Meeting of the Judicial representatives from NOAA, USCG, DA offices, RF Border-Guard Services regarding a large criminal case of the international level.
  • (and many other events)

Phone: 619-8888-191
E-mail: spottonmax@aol.com , svaldr@yahoo.com