From left, Kristin Mahle, campaign director for the United Way of Southeast Alaska, and Heather Swanson, University of Alaska Southeast staff council president (who nominated the university) present the Family Friendly Employer of the Year award to UAS Chancellor John Pugh at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon on May 1. Other award winners were Jensen Yorba Lott and the Alaska state Legislature. The third annual Family Friendly Business Awards were sponsored by the United Way of Southeast Alaska, Juneau Chamber of Commerce and Partnerships for Families and Children. Nominations for the awards come from employees of Juneau businesses who have exemplified workplace policies that promote a work or life balance for their employees.
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