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August 6, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fiscal Action Coalition
ANCHORAGE, Cook Inlet Region Office


August 7, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Energy Action Coalition
ANCHORAGE, Cook Inlet Region Office


August 14, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Energy Action Coalition
ANCHORAGE, Cook Inlet Region Office


August 18, 2015
5:45 PM - 9:15 PM
2015 Walter J. Hickel Award for Public Policy Leadership
ANCHORAGE, Dena'ina Center



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2015 Walter J. Hickel Award for Public Policy Leadership
Add to Calendar August 18, 2015
5:45 PM - 9:15 PM
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Commonwealth North to Present U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski with the 2015 Walter J. Hickel Award for Distinguished Public Policy Leadership

Hickel Award  

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 5:45pm with hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment. The award program and dining begin at 6:45pm. Business attire. Registration is now available online at www.hickelaward.com. Event sponsorships include a table of 10.

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 MurkowskiU.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. She earned a B.A. in economics from Georgetown University in 1980 and a law degree from Willamette University in 1985. 


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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