The Seward Lecture series for 2015 follows the spirit of Anchorage’s Centennial year by inviting living Anchorage mayors to share their experiences with the UAA community. In this lecture, Anchorage mayor George Wuerch offers his insights.
Bio information from Wikipedia:
George P. Wuerch (born ca. 1936) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. He served as mayor of Anchorage, Alaska from 2000 to 2003.
In the 2003 mayoral election, he was defeated for reelection by former city assemblyman Mark Begich. Before this, Wuerch was chair of the Anchorage Assembly and chair of the board of directors for the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.
A retired United States Marine Corps officer with 21 years of service, Wuerch has also been governmental affairs manager for the Northwest Alaskan Gasline, the founder and president of Fluor Daniel Alaska Engineering, and the vice president of corporate affairs for the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company.
This podcast was recorded on Nov. 19, 2015 in Library 307 on the UAA campus.
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