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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.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Elected

Joy Merriner, BDO
Joy Merriner

Chair
BDO USA, LLP

Paul Rusch
Paul Rusch

Vice-Chair
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

Art Clark
Art Clark

Real Estate Brokers of Alaska

Barbara Donatelli
Barbara Donatelli

CIRI

Danicia
Danicia Shiryayev

Northrim Bank

Ed Hendrickson, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.
Ed Hendrickson

Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.

Jim Kostka
Jim Kostka

AlaskanData

Jin Chen
Jin Chen

Skylar Travel

J.R. Wilcox
J.R. Wilcox

Prudhoe Bay Chemical and Baxter Senior Living

Julie Hasquet (2)
Julie Hasquet

Chugach Electric Association

Julie Taylor
Julie Taylor

Alaska Regional Hospital

Kyle Griffiths
Kyle Griffiths

Secretary-Treasurer

BELL & Associates

Ryann Swalling
Ryann Swalling

KPB Architects

Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson

Chair
Alaska Airlines

Appointed

Barbara
Barbara Amy

Alaska Railroad

Calvin Schrage
Calvin Schrage

Frontier Tutoring,LLC

Chris Block
Chris Block

Alyeska Resort

David Hannon, New York Life
David Hannon

New York Life and Eagle Strategies

Gary Scott
Gary Scott

Thompson & Co.

Nicolle Welch, Wells Fargo Bank
Nicolle Welch

Wells Fargo

Melissa Reiser
Melissa Reiser

First National Bank of Alaska

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Dr. Michael Bernstein

Providence Alaska Medical Center

Nancy Johnson, KTUU
Nancy Johnson

KTUU

Neil Gunn, Venture North Capital Group
Neil Gunn

Venture North Group

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Jennifer Starck

BP

Ex-Officios

Bill Popp
Bill Popp

Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Chris Schutte
Christopher M. Schutte

Municipality of Anchorage

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Colonel Patricia Csànk

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER)

Deena Bishop
Deena Bishop

Anchorage School District

Forrest Dunbar
Forrest Dunbar

Assemblyman

George Vakalis
George Vakalis

(at-large)

Vakalis Consulting

Holly White, Cook Inlet Housing Authority
Holly White

Cook Inlet Housing Authority

Julie Saupe
Julie Saupe

Visit Anchorage

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Karen Markel

University of Alaska Anchorage

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