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Moreland Named Senior Advisor for Fisheries, Oceans and Arctic Policy


August 22, 2012 Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell today named Stefanie Moreland to the position of senior advisor for fisheries, oceans and Arctic policy. Moreland currently serves as a legislative assistant for Senator Lisa Murkowski in the areas of fisheries, oceans and the Arctic. She has also held several positions in the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, including federal fisheries coordinator and manager of the Extended Jurisdiction Program.

“Stefanie’s knowledge of Alaska’s diverse fisheries and understanding of Arctic issues, and her broad experience at both the state and federa

Moreland will be an advisor and coordinator on Alaska fisheries policy between the Office of the Governor and other state and federal agencies. She will also interface and coordinate with state and federal agencies on Arctic policy matters. Moreland received a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental studies from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in resource and applied economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

“I’m honored to have this opportunity to return to Alaska and serve the governor,” Moreland said. “I particularly look forward to helping ensure that state interests inform the major federal initiatives underway in the Arctic and waters off Alaska.”

Moreland will begin her duties on September 17. She will be based in Juneau.

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