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Alaska Committee elects board members

The Alaska Committee elected new directors and reviewed the year’s accomplishments during a Jan. 23 meeting, the committee announced.

Reelected to the board were Wayne Jensen of Jensen Yorba Wall, Kara Holatz with Airlift Northwest, Mary Becker, retired, and Dru Fenster of Spectrum Design Alaska. Newly elected was Cordova Pleasants, owner of the downtown business, Resolute Boutique & Lifestyles. All will serve three-year terms.

In a subsequent board meeting, the following officers were elected for a one-year term: Wayne Jensen, chairman; Rosemary Hagevig, vice chair; Win Gruening, secretary; and Connie Hulbert, treasurer.

The Alaska Committee was formed in 1995 and has the primary purpose of enhancing Juneau as Alaska’s capital city. Probably most well-known for the annual Legislative Welcome Reception in January, the committee has initiated numerous projects that have enhanced access to the capital and improved communications throughout the state.

Student from Juneau named to Bates College dean’s list

Clem Taylor-Roth of Juneau was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the fall semester ending in December 2020, the college announced. This is a distinction earned by students whose grade point average is 3.88 or higher.

Taylor-Roth, the son of Joseph H. Roth and Brenda S. Taylor, is a 2019 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School. He is majoring in geology and physics at Bates.

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