On the move

Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2000

Lynne Johnson, Christine K. Phillips, William Johnson

Klukwan names president: Klukwan, the village Native corporation for the Haines area, has named Ernie Van Ogle president of subsidiary K Ply, a maker of specialty plywood products located in Port Angeles, Wash.

Van Ogle has been general manager of K Ply for seven years. He succeeds Ronald Gelbrich, now president of Klukwan.

Bramstedt promoted by Alaska Airlines: Susan Bramstedt has been named by Alaska Airlines as director of public affairs for Alaska

Bramstedt's new role includes the executive directorship of the newly formed Alaska Airlines Foundation. She will continue to represent the airline at civic and community functions and administer the four community advisory boards in Alaska.

Bramstedt, a 31-year veteran of the company, had been manager of public affairs for Alaska.

Lynne Johnson appointed at UAS: Lynne Johnson has been appointed University of Alaska Southeast's development officer and alumni association coordinator.

``Lynne will serve as our campus contact with corporations and foundations who are willing to support higher education,'' said Chancellor John Pugh, who made the appointment.

Johnson is former executive director of the Kenai Peninsula United Way. She has worked in educational development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Alaska Foundation.

New managers for permanent fund: Christine K. Phillips has succeeded Peter Bushre as director of finance for the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. William Johnson has been named director of information technology, a new position.

Phillips, who will supervise a staff of seven, has been an investment officer for the state Department of Revenue, and previously held several positions with Klukwan, a Native village corporation.

Johnson, who had been senior information-technology specialist for the permanent fund, now will oversee a staff of three. He previously worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Barr promoted at Silverbow: Naomi Barr has been promoted from the bakery to the position of executive assistant to the president at the Silverbow Inn, Bakery and Restaurant.

Previously, Barr was supervisor of Silverbow Bagels. Her new position includes daily office management, bookkeeping and special projects.

Planner for Douglas Indian Association: Harold Frank Jr. has been hired as environmental protection planner for the Douglas Indian Association.

Frank, a graduate of the University of Idaho, has held U.S. Forest Service positions in Yakutat and Thorne Bay, and was a lands manager for Kootznoowoo.Denali Alaskan rated excellent: Denali Alaskan Federal Credit union, which has a branch in Juneau, received a ``four star/excellent'' rating recently from an independent research firm.

Bauer Financial Reports praised ``Denali Alaskan's commitment to fiscal responsibility and performance.'' The semi-annual award is based on an analysis of financial data filed with federal regulators.

On The Move appears Tuesdays on the business page of the Empire. Please send your business-related items of interest to Bill McAllister, Juneau Empire, 3100 Channel Drive, Juneau, AK 99801; or fax them to 586-3028.

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