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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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.