Alaska Energy Metals Corporation is thrilled to announce the addition of Mark Begich to its esteemed Board of Directors. As of November 30, 2023, Begich will bring his extensive experience in business growth strategy and public service to the company, offering valuable insights and guidance.
With his background as the former mayor of Anchorage and as a former U.S. Senate representative for Alaska, Begich is well-versed in navigating complex political landscapes and finding solutions during times of crises. As a strategic consulting advisor with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, he leverages his deep understanding of local, state, and federal politics to craft messaging aligned with the perspectives of policymakers.
Recognized for his contributions outside of government, Mr. Begich was recently named one of Washington DC’s 500 Most Influential People of 2023 by The Washingtonian. This designation further highlights his significant impact in shaping policy debates in the nation’s capital.
In accepting the appointment, Mark Begich expressed his humility and excitement, recognizing the crucial role that the mining industry plays in America’s energy future. He is eager to collaborate with the esteemed members of the Board of Directors to make strategic decisions that will shape the trajectory and growth of Alaska Energy Metals Corporation in this crucial sector.
Alaska Energy Metals Corporation’s President & CEO, Gregory Beischer, welcomes Begich’s appointment, acknowledging the company’s potential to provide domestically sourced metals for the country’s electrical energy expansion. Beischer emphasizes Begich’s balanced insights and advice, particularly in policy areas related to natural resources, energy, climate, trade, transportation, tourism, education, healthcare, and housing.
With ongoing exploration and development efforts, Alaska Energy Metals Corporation aims to become a significant domestic source of critical and strategic energy-related metals. The addition of Mark Begich to the Board of Directors will undoubtedly enhance the company’s ability to navigate the complexities of the industry and make informed decisions for future growth.
Who is Mark Begich?
Mark Begich is a seasoned entrepreneur and public servant who has served as the mayor of Anchorage and represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate from 2009 to 2015. He brings a wealth of experience in business growth strategy and navigating political landscapes.
What is Alaska Energy Metals Corporation?
Alaska Energy Metals Corporation is focused on developing a large polymetallic deposit containing valuable metals such as nickel, copper, cobalt, chrome, iron, platinum, palladium, and gold. The company aims to become a significant domestic source of critical energy-related metals.
What is the role of the Board of Directors?
The Board of Directors advises and supports the executive team of Alaska Energy Metals Corporation. They provide valuable insights and guidance, helping shape the company’s strategic decisions and overall growth in the mining industry.