Kazama heads housing group: Blake Kazama has been elected president of the Alaska Association of Housing Authorities.
Kazama, executive director of Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, will serve a one-year term for the 14-member organization that provides education and training for senior staff members, and funding information and technical assistance to state and federal agencies.
Doctor goes full-time at Wellspring: Patrick Neary, a naturopathic doctor with seven years experience, has gone to full-time status with Wellspring after joining the health-care center in the fall on a part-time basis.
Neary has closed his five-year private practice and transferred patients to Wellspring. The move allows his patients a wider range of services, the office said.
Leamer joins bank: Nicchia Leamer joined Alaska Pacific Bank as assistant vice president and manager of the Nugget Mall office.
She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Alaska Southeast and has more than seven years banking experience.
Carrillo wins designation for bookkeeping: Liz Carrillo earned the certified bookkeeper designation from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. She had to pass an exam demonstrating skill, knowledge and application in payroll, inventory, depreciation, correcting journal entries and adjusting entries. Carrillo is a staff accountant for Elgee, Rehfeld & Funk CPAs, where she has worked for 30 years.