Welcome to Right Moves! Every day in the Last Frontier Alaskans are finding new positions, moving up the ranks at their current employer, or pursuing professional development through ongoing education and certifications. We’re pleased to share all of this positive career movement whenever we can, so here you’ll find Alaska-based job hires, promotions, and professional certifications.
And since people are the foundation of every business, in HR Matters we’ve asked local experts to offer their guidance on human resource trends, issues, and best practices, as well as listing articles from around the state about what businesses—and their employees—are doing to keep the focus on the people.
RISQ Consulting is excited to announce that Colby Swenor has joined its team as a Strategy Consultant.
Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson appointed Kenneth McCoy, Deputy Chief of Police for the Anchorage Police Department (APD), as APD’s Acting Chief of Police.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) announced the promotion of Nathaniel Betz to Director of Community Programs and the hiring of Oscar Evon as Director of Regional Affairs.
The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) has welcomed a new VP of Programs and Grants: Eleanor Huffines accepted the position in early 2021.
McKinley Management, LLC announced the promotion of two of the firm’s senior team members.
Tyonek Tribal Conservation District (TTCD) is proud to announce that Dr. Laurie Stuart has accepted the position of Executive Director.
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In This Issue
Meeting in the Middle
In January, when the Biden administration announced its ban on the future sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, the news understandably ruffled the collective feathers of Alaska’s oil and gas industry.