Commonwealth North to
Present U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski with the 2015 Walter J. Hickel Award for
Distinguished Public Policy Leadership
Commonwealth North will present U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski with the 2015 Walter J. Hickel Award for Distinguished Public Policy Leadership on Tuesday, August 18th, at the Dena'ina Center. A celebration reception begins at 5:30pm with hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment. The award program begins at 6:30pm. Business attire. Registration is available at www.hickelaward.com. Event sponsorships include a table of 10. Individual tickets are available for $125.
Several times in our history, Commonwealth North has honored an outstanding Alaskan and policy maker with the Walter J. Hickel Award. The award event is an opportunity to publicly honor the recipient for a legacy of commitment, leadership and tenacity.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski is Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and Senate Interior Appropriations Committee. A lifelong Alaskan, born in Ketchikan, she has lived all over the state including growing up and practicing law in Fairbanks and serving as a State Representative for Anchorage. Since becoming a U.S. Senator, she has served on a number of committees including the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Senate Labor, Health, and Pensions Committee, and Indian Affairs Committees.
The Walter J. Hickel Award for Distinguished Public Policy Leadership was established in 1999 to recognize the contributions and achievements of individuals who have played a significant role in advancing Alaska's public policy interests. Former recipients include: Walter Hickel, Ted Stevens, Jay Hammond, Don Young, John Katz, and Willie Hensley.
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