Shalon Harrington Joins ASRC's External Affairs Department
Harrington responsible for formulating position recommendations and strategies on legislative issues
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is announcing Shalon Harrington has joined the company’s External Affairs Department as its new Director of Government Affairs. In her new role, Harrington will be responsible for formulating position recommendations and strategies on legislative issues, monitor legislative activity on both the state and federal level and handle long-term and short-term legislative planning for the company.
Harrington comes to ASRC with a long history of working in Alaska politics. Her career began in Washington DC, working for the U.S. House Resources Committee in the Office of Native American & Insular Affairs. She returned home to Alaska in 2004 and began her work with the Alaska State Legislature. Harrington served as chief of staff to a state senator for six years before joining the governor’s team as a legislative liaison. Most recently, she worked as the Director of Government Affairs for the Municipality of Anchorage.
Shalon was born and raised in Alaska and is now raising her own family in her hometown of Eagle River. Shalon is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Having worked in senior/executive positions at various levels of Alaska government, Shalon brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ASRC’s External Affairs team.
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of the Arctic Slope Iñupiat. Since opening enrollment in 1990 to Alaska Natives born after 1971, the corporation’s shareholder base has nearly tripled, growing from the 3,700 original enrollees to around 12,000 today. Corporate headquarters are based in Barrow, Alaska, with administrative and subsidiary offices located in Anchorage and throughout the United States. ASRC, along with its family of companies, is the largest Alaskan-owned company, employing approximately 10,000 people worldwide. The company has six major business segments: petroleum refining and marketing, energy support services, construction, industrial services, government services and resource development.