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Jacqueline Dailey Elected President of RurAL CAP

Jacqueline Dailey, elected President of the Board of Directors.

Jacqueline Dailey, elected President of the Board of Directors.

Photo Courtesy of RurAL CAP

[Anchorage – July 7, 2014] - The Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) announces that Jacqueline Dailey of Juneau was recently elected President of the Board of Directors. Ms. Dailey, representing the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood, will serve her first term as RurAL CAP’s Board President, bringing her extensive human resources experience to an exciting leadership role. Ms. Dailey previously served as the Secretary/Treasurer on the RurAL CAP Board.

Commenting on her new role as Board President, Dailey stated, “RurAL CAP has a long and rich history of improving the lives of low-income Alaskans. I am honored to serve as Board President and look forward to working with my RurAL CAP colleagues as we prepare to commemorate our 50th anniversary in 2015.”

Along with Jacqueline Dailey’s election as Board President and Steve Longley of Nome continuing to serve as Vice-President, Margaret Roberts of Kodiak was elected Secretary/Treasurer.  RurAL CAP is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors representing every region of the state. The Board of Directors will next meet just before the AFN Convention and then hold its annual meeting in December at the central office in Anchorage. More information about RurAL CAP and a complete list of Board members is available at www.ruralcap.com.

Founded in 1965, RurAL CAP is a private, statewide, nonprofit organization with a mission to empower low-income Alaskans through advocacy, education, affordable housing and direct services that respect our unique values and cultures. As one of the largest and most diversified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in Alaska, last year RurAL CAP employed 950 Alaskans in 79 communities statewide.

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