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Everhart is new Wells Fargo region president - 10/25/2012 5:18 pm

Baynard named vice president and in-house counsel at Denali Alaskan - 10/25/2012 5:12 pm

Oceana promotes Murray - 10/25/2012 5:06 pm

Lon Wilson qualifies for Golden Eagle Award - 10/24/2012 6:13 pm

Golder Associates Inc. welcomes 3 new hires. - 10/24/2012 6:07 pm

Alliance has new board of directors - 10/24/2012 6:02 pm

Campbell named President and CEO for Alaska Aerospace Corporation - 10/24/2012 6:00 pm

New State Park superintendent appointed - 10/24/2012 5:57 pm

Everhart is new Wells Fargo region president

Joe Everhart was recently promoted to Wells Fargo Alaska Region President

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Baynard named vice president and in-house counsel at Denali Alaskan

BaynardBaynardAnchorage – William Baynard has been promoted to VP Compliance & In-house Counsel at Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union. Baynard has been at Denali Alaskan for nearly two years, previously serving as the Assistant Vice President Compliance.

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Oceana promotes Murray

Oceana_MurrayOceana_MurrayOceana has announced the promotion of Susan Murray to Deputy Vice President, Pacific. Murray is responsible for managing three Pacific offices located in Juneau, Portland, OR, and Monterey, CA. In her tenure with Oceana, Ms. Murray has successfully driven ocean conservation policy victories in the Pacific and Arctic for the past decade. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University, and has lived in Juneau for the past 22 years.

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Lon Wilson qualifies for Golden Eagle Award

(Washington, DC) -- The Leading Producers Round Table (LRPT) of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) is proud to announce that Lon Wilson of The Wilson Agency has qualified to receive the association’s Golden Eagle Award.

Wilson has qualified for this award due to his exceptional professional knowledge and outstanding client service. The Golden Eagle Award recognizes National Association of Health Underwriters members who demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge and outstanding client service.

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Golder Associates Inc. welcomes 3 new hires.

Ryan Campbell, as an Engineering Geologist; John Thornley, as a Project Geotechnical Engineer; and Jeffrey Levison as an Engineer.

Ryan Campbell is an Engineering Geologist. Prior to joining Golder Associates Inc. he worked as mineral exploration geologist, looking for precious metals both here in Alaska and in the lower 48. Ryan has over 3 years of experience running surficial sampling and drill programs in very remote settings. Ryan graduated from the University of Alaska, Anchorage with a Bachelors of Science degree in geology and is part of the Alaska Miners Association.

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Alliance has new board of directors

The following candidates were elected to the Alaska Support Industry Alliance's Board of Directors:

Dave Harbour - Northern Gas Pipelines
Nick Karnos - Lynden
Dave Lawer - First National Bank Alaska
Brad Osborne - NANA Oilfield Services, Inc.
In addition, our Kenai and Fairbanks Chapters recently held elections. Those results are as follows:

Dave Atchison - Alaska Tent & Tarp (Fairbanks)
Larissa Phillips - United Rentals (Kenai)

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Campbell named President and CEO for Alaska Aerospace Corporation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Craig E. Campbell was unanmiously appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Aerospace Corporaton by it’s Board of Directors at their meeting on September 20th.

Pat Gamble, Chairman of the Board of AAC, said that "Craig brings a strong combination of entrepreneurship and leadership to Alaska Aerospace Corporation at precisely the time in the growth of the company that we need it. The future for Alaska Aerospace in the space launch world is bright and the Board agreed that Craig will take us there."

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New State Park superintendent appointed

New State Park Superintendent for Kenai/Prince William Sound Area Appointed

(SOLDOTNA, AK) – Long-time Alaska State Parks employee Jack Blackwell has been appointed Superintendent for the Kenai/Prince William Sound Area state parks. Blackwell will oversee the Kenai River Special Management Area, Kachemak Bay State Park, the state recreation areas along the western Kenai Peninsula, and the state marine parks in Resurrection Bay and Prince William Sound.

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Alaska Arctic Policy commissioners appointed

24 members chosen to develop the state’s Arctic policy

Anchorage, Alaska – Senate President Gary Stevens and House Speaker Mike Chenault today announced their appointments to the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, which was created during the past legislative session to help develop the state’s Arctic policy and strategy.

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The Wilson Agency adds account manager and client services director

Margery Pratt has been promoted to Client Services Director at The Wilson Agency. Pratt will offer oversight for the Account Management team and management assistance to the Advisory Team. She will continue in her role as The Wilson Agency’s in-house expert on compliance and health care reform. Pratt has worked with The Wilson Agency since 1992 and has earned the honors of becoming a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, a Registered Health Underwriter and a Registered Employee Benefits Consultant.

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Porter Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

Anchorage, AK – N. Claiborne Porter, AIA, CGR, CGP of Anchorage, Alaska was inducted into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for his contributions to the remodeling industry. The announcement was made at the NAHB Remodelers’ gala on Oct. 11 during the Remodeling Show in Baltimore.

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KPMG has new managing director

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has announced that Julie Schrecengost, from its Anchorage office, has been promoted to managing director.

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Beltz joins North Star Equipment Services

North Star Equipment Services (NSES), a division of North Star Terminal & Stevedore Co., LLC, is pleased to announce the newest addition to their team to assist in their continued growth in the Energy and Mining markets.

Randy Beltz - Business Development Manager, Energy & Mining Markets

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Credit Union 1 promotes new manager and vice president

CU1_SchniderCU1_SchniderCU1_BennettCU1_BennettAnchorage, AK – October 11, 2012 – Credit Union 1 (CU1) is pleased to announcethe promotions of Heather Schnider and Lorraine Bennett.

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Langdon Selected 2012 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence Winner

Steve J. Langdon, professor of anthropology for the University of Alaska Anchorage, is this year’s recipient of the University of Alaska Foundation’s prestigious Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. The Bullock Prize for Excellence includes a cash award and is the largest single award made annually by the UA Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

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Former Employee Returns to AHFC as Director of Housing Operations

ANCHORAGE, AK, OCTOBER 8, 2012 – Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) welcomed back Mike Courtney, a former property manager, as the new director of housing operations for its public housing division on September 10, 2012.

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Hillside Family Medicine has new doctor

Dr. Johnna Kohl has joined Hillside Family Medicine's practice as a provider.

Dr. Johnna Kohl received her bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of North Dakota and was also a member of their conference champion swim team. She attended medical school at the University of Arizona and completed a residency in Family Medicine in Anchorage in 2002. Dr. Kohl is board certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Kohli joins Precision Dental Designs

Precision Dental Designs, a certified dental laboratory in Anchorage, Alaska, has announced that Kent D. KohliKohliKohli, CDT, has joined the ranks of their team of dental technicians.

Kent is a graduate of Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and performed his post-graduate studies at the Clinical Research Associates Fixed Oral Prosthetic Program for Private Laboratory Technicians in Provo, Utah.

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Former nurse executive now leads Alaska's only children's hospital

Prov_MohrProv_MohrANCHORAGE, AK - Kate Mohr, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, has accepted the role of executive director for The Children's Hospital at Providence and Women's Services. Kate's background spans 30 years in nursing and nursing leadership positions. She most recently served as assistant chief nurse executive for Women's and Children's Services at Providence Alaska Medical Center starting in 2010.

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Former UAF goalie Bartusch joins bank’s team

FNBA_BartuschFNBA_BartuschA University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate, Keith Bartusch was recently hired as a Loan Officer and appointed Vice President by First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors.

Bartusch will work out of the bank’s Johansen Branch.

“Fairbanks is a town full of compassionate people who are always willing to help out a neighbor,” Bartusch said. “I’m very lucky to be part of the community and to now help it meet its financial needs as part of the storied tradition at First National.”

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