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Ketchikan businessman reappointed to MTAB

A local resident will continue to serve on the state Marine Transportation Advisory Board.

Governor Sean Parnell reappointed Dan Kelly of Ketchikan to the board, along with Ronald Bressette of Juneau, Gerry Hope of Sitka, and Joshua Howes of Anchorage.

Kelly is general manager for Alaska Marine Trucking. His seat is designated for a member of the business community.

The MTAB issues reports and recommendations and, in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, prepares a strategic plan that includes the mission, core values, objectives, initiatives, and performance goals of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

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