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SEARHC board of directors elects new officers

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Board of Directors elected new officers last week during its quarterly board meeting in Juneau.

Frederick Olsen, Jr., of the Organized Village of Kasaan was re-elected to his second one-year term as board chairman.

Jan Hill of the Chilkoot Indian Association in Haines was chosen as vice-chair.

Lavina Brock of the Wrangell Cooperative Association was re-elected secretary, and Harriet Silva of the Angoon Community Association was re-elected treasurer.

SEARHC, a regional health services organization, is a consortium of 18 tribal communities in Southeast Alaska, and each member tribe has a seat on the board of directors.

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