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2019 - 2020 ACC Board of Directors

For over 100 years Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is able to advance a successful business climate because of its hard-working staff and dedicated board of directors. The board of directors represents both large and small businesses with diverse backgrounds and vocations. The board of directors makes decisions about issues with the needs of the entire membership in mind.

The board of directors is comprised entirely of volunteers who attend monthly board meetings, speaking engagements, Anchorage Chamber events and activities and support the business community.

Former members of the board of directors include Mayors George Wuerch and Zach Loussac; Augie Hiebert, who was instrumental in bringing telecommunications to Alaska; and Robert Atwood, who was a pioneer in the Anchorage newspaper industry.

Board of Directors

Elected

Ed Hendrickson, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.
Ed Hendrickson

CHAIR
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.

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Nancy Johnson

VICE CHAIR
Northern Lights Media, Inc. dba KTUU-TV

Jim Kostka
Jim Kostka

CHAIR-ELECT
Alaskan Data Solutions, LLC

Barbara
Barbara Amy

Alaska Railroad

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Bal Dreyfus

Matson

Jin Chen, Alaska Skylar Travel
Jin Chen

Brilliant Connection Consulting

Neil Gunn, Venture North Capital Group
Neil Gunn

Venture North Group

Julie Hasquet (2)
Julie Hasquet

Chugach Electric Association

Joy Merriner, BDO
Joy Merriner

BDO USA, LLP

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Dan Newman

Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals

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Sheron Patrick

Alyeska Title Guaranty Agency, Inc.

Gary Scott
Gary Scott

Thompson & Co.

Danicia
Danicia Shiryayev

Northrim Bank

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Ryann Swalling

KPB Architects

Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson

Alaska Airlines

Appointed

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Dr. Michael Bernstein

Providence Alaska Medical Center

Chris Block
Chris Block

Alyeska Resort

David Hannon, New York Life
David Hannon

New York Life and Eagle Strategies

Board
Sarah Lukin

Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI)

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Tana Skye Nevada

YPG Chair

JenniferOpsut
Jennifer Opsut

Alaska Regional Hospital

Melissa Reiser
Melissa Reiser

SECRETARY/
TREASURER

First National
Bank Alaska

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John Schell

ConocoPhillips Alaska

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Jennifer Starck

Hilcorp

Gwen Welch
Gwen Welch

Chugach Commercial Holdings, LLC

Nicolle Welch, Wells Fargo Bank
Nicolle Welch

Wells Fargo

Ex-Officios

Deena Bishop
Dr. Deena Bishop

Anchorage School District

Forrest Dunbar
Forrest Dunbar

Assemblyman

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John Nofsinger

University of Alaska Anchorage

Bill Popp
Bill Popp

Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Julie Saupe
Julie Saupe

Visit Anchorage

George Vakalis
George Vakalis

(at-large)

Vakalis Consulting

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