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Steve Rieger is back on Permanent Fund Corp. board

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced the appointment of Steve Rieger to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees.

Rieger is a former Alaska State legislator, and fills the vacancy left by the passing of Carl Brady.

Steve Rieger grew up in Palmer, Alaska, and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard, and his Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He returned to Alaska, competed in the 1983 Iditarod Sled Dog Race, and was elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 1984, where he served six years. In 1992, Rieger was elected to the Alaska State Senate, where he served four years.

From 2009 to 2013 he served as trustee of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, and currently serves on the Alaska Community Foundation Investment Committee, and as chairman of the Municipality of Anchorage Salaries and Emoluments Commission.

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Suzanne Downing had careers in business and journalism before serving as the Director of Faith and Community-based Initiatives for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and returning to Alaska to serve as speechwriter for Gov. Sean Parnell. Born on the Oregon coast, she moved to Alaska in 1969.

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  • It would be nice to get an updated photo of Steve! I am sure he will do a good job too.

  • Yes, that photo of Steve was taken in 1984. His first wife, Kathy, was the daughter of a long-time Alaska politician. Does anyone remember who that fellow was?

  • Steve Rieger is a good man. Kudos to the governor for appointing him to the Permanent Fund Board.

  • Excellent choice, this Rieger chap!

  • Kudos to Dunleavy for getting this great smart man on this team,

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