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ASRC Board of Directors Endorses Representative Mary Peltola for the U.S. House of Representatives

UTQIAĠVIK, Alaska – The ASRC Board of Directors voted to endorse Representative Mary Peltola for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives at its regularly scheduled October 2022 meeting. Peltola won an August 2022 special election to complete the late Congressman Don Young’s term.

“Since winning the special election, Representative Peltola has shown her willingness to work across the aisle,” said Rex Rock, ASRC president and CEO. “We commend and appreciate her bipartisan approach in representing our great state.”

ASRC Board Chairman Crawford Patkotak added, “The economic foundations of our region and of our state are rooted in responsible resource development. Representative Peltola’s support and defense of responsible development in Alaska, and particularly on the North Slope, is a necessary and important perspective in her caucus.”

The Alaska General Election will take place on November 8, 2022. Voters will select candidates through Ranked Choice Voting.

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.


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