JUNEAU - Two Juneau residents have been appointed to state positions by Gov. Sarah Palin.
Zachary R. Jones was appointed to the Historical Records Advisory Board.
Jones is an archivist for the Special Collections Research Center at the Sealaska Heritage Institute. He previously worked in the Rare Books and Manuscripts department at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
He was appointed to a seat representing a person involved in Native American record keeping.
The board is responsible for reviewing grant requests from historic, archival, research, governmental and academic organizations and helps plan for statewide records management needs.
Jacklynne G. Lorensen was appointed to the Advisory Council on Libraries.
The Auke Bay resident is a retired Juneau school librarian. Before retiring in 2002 she worked for 15 years as a teacher in New York and Alaska, and six years as an education specialist for the Alaska State Museum.
Lorensen was re-appointed, and holds a seat representing library users who are disabled.