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Health center faces staffing challenges

...practitioner Janna Brewster, has departed. The health center also lacks a dentist and, by the end of this month, interim Executive Director Dee Ellen Grubbs will be gone as well. "We're really in need of new staff," Board President Mariya Lovishchuk...
Community clinic continues service

...independently. The health center has had to transfer electronic records and update billing, as well as bring on an interim executive director to handle developing policies and staff contracts. Dee Ellen Grubbs has taken on that role for now. Janelle...
Juneau lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage

...district courts - that challenges Nevada's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, said Joshua Decker, the interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union-Alaska.The ruling from that court could be constructed in a manner...
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...of the public testimony before the committee Tuesday morning was in opposition to the bills. Joshua Decker, interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said the bills raised constitutional questions. Others called...
State | AK legislature
Head of Southeast's largest conservation group resigns

...aggressively looking for a new executive director."Bob Claus, SEACC's forest program director, will serve as the interim executive director. According to his biography on the SEACC website, Claus worked as an Alaska State Trooper for 22 years and...
Questions remain for same-sex couples after DOMA

...still understanding what our rights are at this point," she said in an interview.The ACLU Alaska chapter's Interim Executive Director Joshua Decker said there are currently two court cases out of Nevada and Hawaii before the 9th Circuit Court of...
No rush to allow same-sex marriage in Alaska

...U.S. House member and its governor believe marriage should be between a man and a woman.Joshua Decker, interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said Murkowski's decision could be a watershed moment where...
Fairbanks mental health organization cutting staff

...nonprofit organization that provides mental-health care in Anchorage, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Interim Executive Director Jake Poole, hired two weeks ago, said the need for aggressive action became clear as auditors inspected the...
Hilsinger named new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation

...has been named the new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation. Hilsinger - the former interim executive director at the North Pacific Research Board - is taking over for Denby Lloyd, the former Alaska Department of Fish...
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...years served teacher locals and organized education support professional locals in the bush. Garcia has been interim executive director of the association since September 2006. The association represents more than 13,000 teachers and education...


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