Associated Builders Hires Suzanne Armstrong
Anchorage, Alaska - The Associated Builders and Contractors of Alaska (ABC) has named Suzanne Armstrong chapter president. Armstrong previously served as campaign manager for Ralph Samuels’ gubernatorial campaign as well as director of marketing and public affairs for the Port of Anchorage and chief of staff for State Representative Kevin Meyer.
“Suzanne brings a wealth of experience in public affairs and policy,” said Julie Duquette, chapter chair. “We look forward to her dynamic leadership in advocating merit shop construction in Alaska.”
As campaign manager for Ralph Samuels, Armstrong oversaw the budget and fundraising goals; coordinated campaign strategies including media, polling, finance, fundraising, voter identification; and oversaw field outreach. While serving with the Port of Anchorage (POA), Armstrong was responsible for strategizing, monitoring and reporting on issues relevant to national security, federal and state environmental regulations. She also worked on the design and implementation of a statewide public education campaign on the economic significance of the POA.Armstrong is a graduate of Oregon State University where she earned a B.A. in English.