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Alaska Energy Metals (TSXV: AEMC) yesterday strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a former US Senator to its board of directors.
Mark Begich, who previously served as the mayor of Anchorage for six years and as the US Senator from Alaska from 2009 to 2015, is the latest appointee to the board. Begich is noted for his collegiality and solutions-oriented governance, and has been named as one of Washington DC’s 500 Most Influential People of 2023, as per The Washingtonian.
“It is with humility and excitement that I accept the opportunity to join the Board of Directors at Alaska Energy Metals. Recognizing the pivotal role that the mining industry plays in shaping America’s energy future, particularly in a global landscape focused on advancing in this domain, I am eager to share my insights. I am committed to collaborating with my esteemed fellow board members, collectively steering strategic decisions that will shape the trajectory and growth of AEMC in this crucial sector,” commented Begich on his appointment.
Begich currently serves as a strategic consulting advisor with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, where he assists in crafting messaging aligned with the perspectives of local, state, and federal policymakers.
The appointment of Begich will see the former Senator join a board consisting of Corri Feige, who previously served as Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and as Commissioner and a Board Trustee for the Alaska Permanent Fund, Peter J. ChiliBeck, who is Managing Director and General Counsel for Llewellin Capital, Larry J. Cooper, who has served as Director for the Alaska Miners Association, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, and Department of Commerce’s Alaska Export Council, as well as Gregory Beischer, CEO of Alaska Energy Metals, and is the past President of the Alaska Miner’s Association, and sits on the board of Alaska’s Resource Development Corporation and serves on the Alaska Minerals Commission.
“We are very pleased to have Mark Begich join our Board of Directors. As a company exploring and developing a deposit that contains much-needed, domestically sourced metals for the country’s electrical energy expansion, we know we can benefit from Mark’s balanced insights and advice. Mark is very knowledgeable on policy issues related to natural resources, energy, climate, trade, transportation, tourism, education, health care, and housing. Ultimately, our project, as it grows, will have aspects to consider in all these realms,” commented Beischer on Mark Begich’s appointment.
Alaska Energy Metals last traded at $0.40 on the TSX Venture.
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