Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Gov. Mike Dunleavy has announced the appointment of Steve Rieger to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees.
Rieger, a former Alaska State legislator, fills the vacancy left by the passing of Carl Brady.
Rieger grew up in Palmer, Alaska, and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard College, and his Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
He later returned to Alaska, competed in the 1983 Iditarod Sled Dog Race, and was elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 1984, where he served six years.
In 1992, Rieger was elected to the Alaska State Senate, where he served four years. From 2009 to 2013 he served as a trustee of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, and currently serves on the Alaska Community Foundation Investment Committee, and as chairman of the Municipality of Anchorage Salaries and Emoluments Commission.