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.
Governor Mike Dunleavy named Ryan Anderson as the new commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
Mike Mills, Chair for the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) Board of Directors, shared the following announcement…
Crater comes to AOGA with years of experience working within the resource development regulatory environment.
Penny Gage is now Managing Director at Launch Alaska, heading up the organization’s flagship Tech Deployment Track (TDT) program…
Marta Kumle recently joined R&M Consultants as a Senior Hydrographer. With her addition to the firm, R&M now offers hydrographic surveys…
Alaska Public Media (AKPM) welcomes Justin Ezell Williams, a new host of the weekly radio program Hometown, Alaska.
Have a Right Moves submission? Click here for Right Moves information and guidelines.
SPONSORED BY PARKER, SMITH & FEEK: There are exciting new health insurance options for small businesses in Alaska being offered through group association plans that allow smaller companies to access health insurance savings.
In This Issue
50 Years of ANSCA
Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.