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Wesley Perkins Joins TelAlaska as Nome Area Supervisor


Media Advisory

July 23, 2010

Lifelong Nome resident Wesley Perkins has joined TelAlaska as Nome Area Supervisor, according to CEO Brenda Shepard. 

Perkins is a graduate of Nome Public Schools and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he earned an applied science degree.  He was most recently employed by Nome Public Schools, and previously was an employee of Nome Joint Utilities and the Alaska Department of Transportation.  He also operated his own recreational vehicle dealership for twenty years in Nome.

His public service includes leadership in SPARC, the Nome Ham Radio Club, where he serves as president. He has been on the Nome Volunteer Fire Department for 32 years, holding all positions including Fire Chief for seven years until 2007. He is Training Officer for the Nome Volunteer Ambulance Department.

“TelAlaska is pleased to strengthen its Nome team with a leader who is well rooted in the community and shares the company value of public service. His career demonstrates an ability to manage, get things done and easily adapt to and master new technologies.  We are very happy to have him help us serve the Nome area,” Shepard said.

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