Lt. Governor Meyer Appoints Gail Fenumiai as Elections Director
Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer has appointed Gail Fenumiai as director of the Alaska Division of Elections.
Fenumiai is a seasoned veteran of the division, serving nearly seventeen years as an elections coordinator, information officer and elections program specialist. She was also elections director from 2008 to 2015.
“Gail has the skills, wisdom, experience and judgement to restore Alaskan’s faith and trust in our elections process and that is exactly what we pledge to do.” said Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer.
Ms. Fenumiai most recently worked as a regional coordinator at Catholic Community Service in Juneau, she begins working at the Division of Elections on January 2, 2019. Region I Elections Supervisor Lauri Wilson will serve as Interim Director.
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