December 19, 2013 | Volume 43, Number 50

Parnell appoints Risley to council

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell this week reappointed resident Dean Risley to the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council.

Risley is a U.S. Army veteran and has been a commercial fisherman for more than 25 years. Risley serves on the board of directors for the Southeast Alaska Fisherman’s Alliance and is a member of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee.

The council assists the Department of Natural Resources in the development and monitoring of a management plan for the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.