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Monday, September 01, 2014

  • 2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference Speaker Highlight: AlexAnna Salmon, President and Acting Administrator, Village of Igiugig Tribal Council

This week we are pleased to present AlexAnna Salmon in our Conference Speaker Highlight. 

AlexAnna Salmon was raised in the Village of Igiugig. She is the granddaughter of Jon and Mary Olympic, and the second oldest of Dan and Julia Salmon. In 2008, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Native American Studies and Anthropology and returned to work for the Igiugig Tribal Village Council as President and Acting Administrator. She also serves as a member of the Igiugig Native Corporation board, recently on the Lake and Peninsula Borough Planning Commission, and manages the family transportation business.

Conference Registration

If you have not registered for this year’s Conference, visit www.akruralenergy.org/registration.html.  To sponsor or become a vendor, please visit www.akruralenergy.org/sponsor.html to review this year’s levels and benefits of participation.

Conference Accommodations

The Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center is offering reduced rates for Alaska Rural Energy Conference attendees.  Call the Westmark directly at 1-800-544-0970 and give them the hotel code AREC092814 for discounted rates or book online at www.westmarkhotels.com.

All attendees using the conference code AREC092814 to book a room at the Westmark Fairbanks during the conference will be eligible for a drawing of one free room night at this property.  All Westmark Fairbanks rooms come with free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, and free parking.

Note: The Westmark’s South Tower has recently undergone renovations and attendees are encouraged to request these beautiful new rooms.

2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
September 23 - 25, 2014 | Fairbanks, Alaska

Please feel free to call Max Frey at (907) 474-1143 or email at mefrey@alaska.edu in regards to all questions and comments.

Photo: AlexAnna Salmon.  Photo courtesy of AlexAnna Salmon.