An honor to be in such company. "The Institute of the North is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors – Matt Ganley, vice president of Resources and External Affairs at Bering Straits Native Corporation; Brad Keithley, partner and co-head of the Oil and Gas practice at Perkins Coie; and Karen Matthias, Alaska economic and political consultant at Matthias Consulting, as well as new officers. ... The new board members join the newly elected executive committee – Drue Pearce (chair), Duane Heyman (vice chair), Randy Hagenstein (secretary), Peter Scott (treasurer), Ira Perman (at-large); and current members Admiral Thomas Barrett, Dr. Jack Hickel, Brit Ashleigh Szymoniak, and Dr. Michael Sfraga. Emeritus members are John Hendrickson, Max Hodel, Gail Phillips, Steve Shropshire and Leif Selkregg."
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