Governor decides on House appointment

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed Mel Gillis to the Alaska House District 25.

    Gillis replaces Josh Revak who was recently confirmed to represent District M in the Alaska Senate.  The appointment must be confirmed by the majority of Republican legislators in the Alaska House.

    Gillis has lived in Alaska for 55 years.  He currently is a hunting and fishing guide.  He has previous experience as a roughneck on drilling rigs
    in the state's oil and gas fields.  He began his career rebuilding villages damaged by the 1964 earthquake.


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