Board of Directors

Full Board

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 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.

 

2019 Board Election Timeline


June 18
Notice to Members re: Petition Process

July 9 Deadline for Petition/Submit Photos and Bios

July 12 Posting of Nominees on Website/E-News

July 15 Deadline to Launch Ballot

July 30 Deadline to Complete Ballot

August 6 Results Announced

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Elected

Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson

Chair
Alaska Airlines

Joy Merriner
Joy Merriner

Vice-Chair
BDO USA, LLP

Andy MacLeod
Andy MacLeod

Northern Lights Originals

Art Clark
Art Clark

Real Estate Brokers of Alaska

No photo available
Barbara Donatelli

CIRI

Calvin Schrage
Calvin Schrage

Frontier Tutoring,LLC

Jim Kosta
Jim Kostka

GeoNorth, LLC

JR Wilcox
J.R. Wilcox

Prudhoe Bay Chemical and Baxter Senior Living

Julie Hasquet
Julie Hasquet

Chugach Electric Association

Julie Taylor
Julie Taylor

Alaska Regional Hospital

Kyle Griffiths
Kyle Griffiths

Secretary-Treasurer

BELL & Associates

Melissa Reiser
Melissa Reiser

First National Bank of Alaska

Paul Rusch
Paul Rusch

ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

Ross St. John
Ross St. John

Northern Air Cargo

Ryan Swalling
Ryann Swalling

KPB Architects

Appointed

Barbara Amy
Barbara Amy

Alaska Railroad

No photo available
Curtis McQueen

Eklutna, Inc.

Ed Hendrickson
Ed Hendrickson

Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.

gary
Gary Scott

Thompson & Co.

No photo available
Neil Gunn

Venture North Group

matt
Matt Carle
Nancy Johnson
Nancy Johnson

KTUU

Nicolle
Nicolle Welch

Wells Fargo

No photo available
Raimundo Martinez

BP

Ex-Officios

Bill Popp
Bill Popp

Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Chris Schutte
Christopher M. Schutte

Municipality of Anchorage

Danicia
Danicia Shiryayev

Northrim Bank

Deena Bishop
Deena Bishop

Anchorage School District

John
John Weddleton

Assemblyman

George Vakalis
George Vakalis

(at-large)

Vakalis Consulting

julie
Julie Saupe

Visit Anchorage

karen
Karen Markel

University of Alaska Anchorage