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2001 Special Olympics Special Olympics

International sports program for people with intellectual disability. It provides year-round training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type summer and winter sports for participants.
 Alaska

Paul Landes, GCI's vice president of marketing, was named president of the 2001 Special Olympics Alaska board of directors. The board also appointed new executive officers recently to serve this year. Landes is serving his third year on the organization's board. Other members elected to the 2001 executive committee include: President-Elect Mike Flanigan, director of sales and marketing for the Hotel Captain Cook; Treasurer Cynthia Matson, associate vice chancellor vice chancellor  
n. Abbr. VC
1. A deputy or an assistant chancellor in a university.

2. A deputy to or a substitute for a head of state or an official bearing the title chancellor.

3.
, budget and finance, University of Alaska Anchorage UAA comprises eight colleges and schools: The College of Education, College of Health and Social Welfare, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Public Policy, the Community and Technical College, School of Engineering, School of Nursing and School of Social Work. ; Secretary Rebecca Logan, owner of O'Brady's Burger & Brew on Dimond Boulevard.

The Alaska Club

The Alaska Club Network promoted Phil Murray to operations manager for The Alaska Club South and The Alaska Club Midtown. Murray has been with the club since 1999. Darryl Davis was promoted to operations manager at The Alaska Club Eagle River. Davis will maintain his responsibilities as member services director for The Alaska Club Network. He has been with the club since 1994. The network of clubs was recently recognized by Fitness Management Magazine for business innovation. The group has won the award for the second year in a row.

Klukwan Inc.

Klukwan Inc., a Southeast Alaska village corporation, selected Richard N. Ransdell as vice president and chief financial officer. He will direct financial planning Financial planning

Evaluating the investing and financing options available to a firm. Planning includes attempting to make optimal decisions, projecting the consequences of these decisions for the firm in the form of a financial plan, and then comparing future performance against
, treasury operations, accounting and management information systems for the corporation, its subsidiaries and three separate trusts. He was hired as controller for the corporation in 1999. Klukwan also has announced the appointment of Bill Fletcher as the new president of their tourism subsidiary, Chilkats' Portage Portage (1, 2 pôr`təj; 3 pôr`tĭj).

1 Town (1990 pop. 29,060), Porter co., NW Ind., a suburb of Gary, on Lake Michigan; inc. 1959.
 Cove Development Co. This subsidiary operates as Chilkat Cruises & Tours and is based in Haines. Fletcher has led the CCT CCT Circuit
CCT Commission Canadienne du Tourisme (Canadian Tourism Commission)
CCT Correlated Color Temperature
CCT Common Customs Tariff (EU)
CCT Certificate of Completion of Training
 operation since being hired as vice president in 1999.

Division of Oil and Gas

Mark Myers, a petroleum geologist with more than 17 years of experience in Alaska, was named director of the state Division of Oil and Gas. Myers is a former employee with the division and succeeds Ken Boyd, who resigned after nearly six years as director. Myers studied geology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison “University of Wisconsin” redirects here. For other uses, see University of Wisconsin (disambiguation).
A public, land-grant institution, UW-Madison offers a wide spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs, and student activities.
, where he received his bachelor's and master's degrees. He earned his doctorate degree in geology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks UAF is home to seven major research units: the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station; the Geophysical Institute, which operates the Poker Flat Research Range; the International Arctic Research Center; the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center; the Institute of Arctic Biology; the  in 1994.

Center 4 Interior Design

Jack McCann joined the Center 4 Interior Design staff as business development supervisor, specializing in furniture procurement opportunities. Melissa McMillan joined the staff as an interior designer and most recently has worked as an interior designer/space planner for several projects in Anchorage.

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ASCG Ammunition Supply Coordinating Group
ASCG Arctic Slope Consulting Group, Inc. (architecture/engineering firm; Anchorage, AK) 
 Inc.

ASCG Inc. recently added five new employees to its department in Anchorage. Bill Cohen cohen
 or kohen

(Hebrew: “priest”) Jewish priest descended from Zadok (a descendant of Aaron), priest at the First Temple of Jerusalem. The biblical priesthood was hereditary and male.
 joined ASCG's survey department as a professional land surveyor. Jim Robar also was hired as a professional land surveyor. John Blees was hired by ASCG's engineering department as a staff engineer in the transportation group. Roy Blain blain
n.
A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.
 is a structural engineer who joined ASCG's buildings department. Ted Meyer was hired as a lead planner for transportation and community planning work.

The Alaska Aerospace Development Corp.

The Alaska Aerospace Development Corp. recently hired Shawnessy Des Lauriers as its new director of business operations. She is responsible for directing the corporation's contracts, procurements and financial management. She worked for 19 years at the Alaska Railroad Corp. She started as a tour guide and worked her way up to assistant director of project planning, the position she held until her departure.

Brady & Co.

Lori Rude joined Brady & Co. as an account manager in the property and casualty department servicing commercial accounts. She previously was with State Farm Insurance in Eagle River. Katie Humphrey joined the company as a processing account manager in the property and casualty department. Jennifer McKee joined the company as an administrative assistant to provide support for the employee benefits department. She previously was regional director of the American Heart Association American Heart Association (AHA),
n.pr a national voluntary health agency that has the goal of increasing public and medical awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and thereby reducing the number of associated deaths and disabilities.
 in Olympia, Wash.

University of Alaska Geophysical Institute

Juan Roederer of the University of Alaska Geophysical Institute has received the Edward A. Flinn III award in a recent American Geophysical Union The American Geophysical Union (or AGU) is a nonprofit organization of geophysicists, consisting of over 50,000 members from over 140 countries. AGU's activities are focused on the organization and dissemination of scientific information in the interdisciplinary and  ceremony in San Francisco. Roederer, a professor emeritus at the institute, served as its director from 1977-1986. He received the award for his career of service to the scientific community. He retired from teaching physics at the university in 1993.

Division of Labor Standards and Safety

Richard Mastriano was appointed director of the state Division of Labor Standards and Safety. Mastriano, an employee of the division, succeeds Al Dwyer, who recently retired after 20 years with the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Mastriano has more than 20 years of experience as a contractor and 11 years with the division, most recently as a wage and hour investigator.

Eagle Insurance Companies

Tim Bryner joined the Anchorage office of Eagle Insurance Companies as a regional underwriting manager. He most recently was with Fremont Compensation where he served as the underwriting manager for the Anchorage division. He has 17 years experience in workers' compensation workers' compensation, payment by employers for some part of the cost of injuries, or in some cases of occupational diseases, received by employees in the course of their work.  underwriting.
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