Juneau resident gets state director appointment

A former Juneau Assembly member has been named the state director of the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.

Sara Chambers has led the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development’s division on professional licensing since 2011.

The former Alaska Journal of Commerce “Top 40 Under 40” recipient assumed her new role late last month.

“Sara’s experience in CBPL, her prior management experience, and her background in strategy and implementation adds tremendous depth to the DCCED team,” Deputy Commissioner JoEllen Hanrahan said in a news release. “I am confident that Sara’s experience and dedication are well-matched with the department’s mission.”

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