The Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau has hired Jamie Allenbaugh-Letterman as convention services manager.
Her responsibilities include coordinating catering, transportation, accommodations and registration services for groups meeting in Juneau.
Letterman brings nine years of experience with sales and service in publishing and wireless communications as the former marketing and promotions director for the Nugget Mall.
The JCVB is a private, nonprofit economic development organization dedicated to diversifying the local economy by promoting Juneau as a year-round visitor destination.
Arlene Crumrine recently joined The Longaberger Co. as an independent sales associate.
She will market and sell the line of Longaberger baskets, pottery, home accessories and wrought-iron products through home shows. The Longaberger Co., based in Newark, Ohio, has more than 70,000 independent sales associates.
Jan Wrentmore of Skagway was appointed to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board by Gov. Tony Knowles.
The five-member board controls the manufacture, barter, possession and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state. Wrentmore will serve a three-year term as one of two industry representatives on the board. Since 1980 she has owned and operated the Red Onion Saloon in Skagway.
Knowles cited Wrentmore's many community activities, including more than 20 years as a member of the Skagway Convention and Visitor's Bureau and participating in the local chamber of commerce, Skagway Port and Harbor Committee, Skagway Marine Access Committee and Skagway Community Recreation Center Planning Committee.
Wrentmore has lived in Southeast Alaska more than 30 years.
The Juneau CPA firm Elgee Rehfeld & Funk recently changed its name to Elgee, Rehfeld, Mertz & Barrett CPA's. It is the largest CPA firm in Southeast Alaska and has been in continuous operation in Juneau since 1957 under a variety of partners' names.
The firm of Elgee, Rehfeld, Mertz & Barrett, LLC, said it offers the full spectrum of accounting services from tax planning to preparation of audited financial statements, from computer consulting to bookkeeping. It will continue to occupy offices at the Professional Plaza, 9309 Glacier Hwy.
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