FSC, REC, SVRC and SILC Appointments Made
New board members were appointed to the Fire Standards Council, Real Estate Commission, State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee, and the Statewide Independent Living Council by Alaska Governor Parnell.
The Fire Standards Council welcomed new member James Crisp and reappointed board, Bryan “Buddy” Lane. They will be expected to establish minimum training and performance standards for certification of fire services personnel and training programs.
Crisp was appointed due to his 17 years of experience in fire and emergency services. He is the senior captain and training and safety officer for the Nikiski Fire Department and is now appointed to a seat reserved for a firefighter. Lane has worked for the North Pole fire department since 1977, and became the chief of the department in 2000. He is reappointed to a seat reserved for a chief administrative officer of a fire department.
Stacy Risner of Fairbanks is appointed to the Real Estate Commission and will be responsible to regulate and control licensing, suspensions, and revocations of Alaska’s real estate industry. She is an associate broker and director of operations for Madden Real Estate. Currently, she also serves as the president of the Fairbanks Neighborhood Housing Services Board of Directors and a member of the Fairbanks Children’s Museum Board of Directors.
Governor Parnell appointed Shaunta Brown to the State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee. He is the Parent Training and Information Center director and the project coordinator for the Alaska 360 Military Family Support Project at Stone Soup Group, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those with disabilities. As the new board member, Brown will promote employment of people with disabilities by creating statewide interest, and consults with the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation regarding the provision of vocational rehabilitation services.
The Statewide Independent Living Council welcomed new board member, Shauna Beeman of Anchorage. Beeman has been the Home Alliance Coordinator for Hope Community Resources, Inc. since 2009. For the council, she will help develop and submit the state plan for independent living for specific disability populations, and monitors, reviews, and evaluates the plan’s implementation.
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