Randy Alvarez is a pilot, hunter, and trapper with family ties to Levelock, Alaska and he lives in Igiugig, Alaska. He has spent time living and working in the Lake Iliamna area since 1968. He moved to the area permanently in 1983. During this time, Randy has seen change in the transportation methods used for subsistence activities and the trail system, the establishment of Katmai National Park and Preserve, and changes in the climate and animal populations. He has worked in the construction business as a way to support his family, and has served on the local state Fish and Game Advisory Committee representing the Lake Iliamna area.