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Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Board of Directors Endorses Lisa Murkowski for Re-Election to U.S. Senate

Alaska’s senior senator fights for Alaska and the Alaska Native community

UTQIAĠVIK, Alaska – At its September 2022 meeting, the ASRC Board of Directors voted to endorse Senator Lisa Murkowski for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

“Senator Murkowski has proven tireless in the fight for the Alaska Native community and is the right choice to create opportunity for our people and our shareholders, said Rex A Rock Sr., ASRC president and CEO. “We appreciate our senior senator’s leadership on issues important to our state and our region.”

ASRC Board Chairman Crawford Patkotak added, “Senator Murkowski has been a constant advocate for the North Slope and an unstoppable force for strengthening Alaska’s economy. Through hard work and her dedication to Alaska, Senator Murkowski has proven her commitment to our people and our communities.

“ASRC supports Senator Murkowski for reelection on November 8 and looks forward to another six years with her as a true partner in Washington, DC.”

About ASRC

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of the North Slope Iñupiat. Since opening enrollment in 1989 to North Slope Iñupiat born after 1971, the corporation’s shareholder base has nearly quadrupled, growing from the almost 3,800 original enrollees to nearly 14,000 today. ASRC’s Corporate headquarters are located in Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska, with administrative and subsidiary offices located in Anchorage and throughout the United States. ASRC, along with its family of companies employs roughly 15,000 people across the state and the Lower 48. ASRC has six major business segments: government services, petroleum refining and marketing, energy support services, industrial services, construction and resource development.


Catherine Pickels

Director of Communications

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