Scott Carrlee, formerly the Alaska State Museums' conservator, was named the museum's curator of Museum Services. Carrlee studied conservation at the State University of New York College in Buffalo, where he earned a Master of Art and a Certificate of Advanced Study in conservation in 1992. His previous positions in conservation include objects conservator at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C., senior field conservator at a Turkish archaeological excavation for five seasons and assistant conservator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh.
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Richard Haight, a member of Northern Light United Church in Juneau, was elected to the national Presbyterian Church Committee on Self-Development of People. The first meeting of the national committee was held Sept. 29 through 30, 1970. The committee met with a mandate from the General Assembly to use funds in "depressed areas and among deprived people." Thirty-five years later, the Presbyterian Church remains committed to that mandate.
Mark L. Silva, of Juneau, has graduated as an airman for the United States Air Force from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. The son of Evangeline Palermo, of Juneau, Silva is a 2005 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School.