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CRAIG RICHARDS | CHAIR

Craig Richards has a wealth of experience as a private attorney in complex matters relating to corporate, finance, oil and gas, and tax law.  Mr. Richards served as the Attorney General of the State of Alaska from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that position, he was in private practice where he specialized in oil and gas project development and tax disputes. In addition to majoring in finance at the University of Virginia, Mr. Richards holds a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University and a juris doctorate from Washington & Lee University.

Trustee Richards was reappointed to the Board for a four-year term in 2021 by Governor Dunleavy.  He has served as a Trustee since 2017 and previously from 2015 to 2016. Trustee Richards was appointed as Chair at the 2021 Annual Meeting.

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LUCINDA MAHONEY | VICE-CHAIR

Lucinda is the owner of Value Solutions, LLC, from which she operates as a business consultant and investment manager. She formerly served as the chief financial officer for the Municipality of Anchorage, and as the executive director of the Arctic Slope Regional Development shared services center. Prior to that, Mahoney was a director with KPMG LLP, managing its business consulting practice in Alaska. She received her Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Texas, and her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alaska, and received certification from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Trustee Mahoney holds the seat on the Board of Trustees designated for the Commissioner of Revenue, having been appointed to that position in February of 2019 by Governor Dunleavy. Trustee Mahoney was appointed as Vice-Chair at the 2021 Annual Meeting.

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WILLIAM G. MORAN

Mr. Moran is President and director of First Bancorp, Inc., and has served as Director for Community Bancshares since 2001. His community activities include the Ketchikan Pioneers Home Foundation, First City Players and British Petroleum Community Advisory Board. He is a member of the Alaska Bankers Association and the Alaska Forest Association. Mr. Moran holds a degree in  Business Administration and Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He and his wife Anita have two grown sons.

Trustee Moran was reappointed in 2018 by Governor Walker to a four-year public seat; he was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2006. Mr. Moran served as the Vice-Chair from 2007–2010 and served as the Chair from 2010-2018 and again from 2020-2021.

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STEVE RIEGER

Steve 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. He currently serves on the Alaska Community Foundation Investment Committee, and as chairman of the Municipality of Anchorage Salaries and Emoluments Commission.

Trustee Rieger was reappointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Dunleavy in 2020 to fill the vacancy left by the passing of Trustee Brady. He previously served as a Trustee from 2009-2013. Trustee Rieger served as Vice-Chair from 2020-2021. 

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CORRI FEIGE

Corri Feige is a geophysicist and engineer with more than two decades of management-level experience in the energy industry. During her past 17 years in Alaska, she has worked for and on behalf of small and mid-size independents advancing conventional and non-conventional energy projects on the North Slope, Cook Inlet, and Southwest Alaska.

Corri previously has held management positions at Pioneer Natural Resources and Linc Energy and she has owned a consulting group involved in energy projects. Her skills include project management, permitting, government and regulatory affairs, stakeholder relations and remote Alaska logistics. She has a degree in geophysical engineering from the Montana School of Mines, and before coming to Alaska, she worked as a geophysicist on exploration programs around the world.

Trustee Feige was appointed by Governor Dunleavy in 2018 as the Commissioner of Natural Resources and holds one of the two Board of Trustees seats reserved for cabinet members.

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ETHAN SCHUTT

Raised by public school teachers in the Eastern Interior highway town of Tok, Ethan Schutt has spent two decades in roles of public service and executive management in Alaska. After graduating from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and then from Stanford Law School with a Juris Doctorate, he worked for Alaska Supreme Court Justice Walter “Bud” Carpeneti in Juneau. He then worked for a law firm in Anchorage and as general counsel for Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks before returning to Anchorage in 2005 to work for Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI). Schutt spent 13 years as an executive with CIRI and a decade leading and overseeing its energy investment portfolio and the development of several projects including the Fire Island Wind Project. He was also responsible for the land management of CIRI’s approximately 1.5 million acres of land in the Cook Inlet which included substantial oil and gas leasing. Most recently Schutt has worked in several leadership roles with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium where he currently oversees its for-profit investment portfolio as the Chief Executive Officer of Alaska Native Resource Development, LLC. Schutt and his wife are the proud parents of five hockey players.  

Trustee Schutt was appointed in 2020 to a four-year public seat by Governor Dunleavy.