Appointments made to Boards of Fisheries and Game

    Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy has made appointments to the Boards of Fisheries and Game.

    Three were appointed to the Fisheries Board.

    A press release from the Governor's Office detailed all of the appointments.

    Floyd Michael Heimbuch is a longtime commercial fisherman and has been active in fishing issues across the state for several decades.  He previously served on the State of Alaska Board of Marine Pilots and the Homer City Council. He will join the board on April 15, 2022.

    David Weitz will take a seat on the board starting July 1, 2022. He is the current President and CEO of Three Bears Alaska, a chain of Alaska Grocery Stores.   His prior public service includes the Tok School Board and the Alaska Road Commission.

    Thomas Carpenter served in the United States Coast Guard and has been a commercial fisherman and small business owner. He is chairman of the Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation Board. He will also begin serving on July 1, 2022.

    The Governor also made a new appointment and a reappointment to the Board of Game:

    Beatrice Ruth Cusack is a military veteran, an avid hunter and holds an assistant hunting guide license in Alaska. She currently serves on the Safari Club International Alaska Board of Directors. Her term on the Board of Game begins July 1, 2022.

    Allen Barrette was reappointed to the Board of Game. He is a licensed hunting guide and owns a fur tannery in Fairbanks. His new term begins July 1, 2022.



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