Aspen named to advisory committee

Cordova resident Sandra Aspen was recently reappointed to the public seat on the Controlled Substances Advisory committee for a term running through Nov. 25, 2020, according to Gov. Bill Walker.

Aspen is a behavioral health, substance abuse and domestic violence and sexual assault therapist for the Cordova Community Medical Center.

The committee evaluates the effectiveness of current programs and regulations regarding controlled substances and makes recommendations to the governor, the Alaska Court System and the Legislature based on its findings.

The governor’s office also announced the appointment of Tabitha Gregory of Valdez to the business/industry seat on the Alaska Workforce Investment Board, for a term ending Oct. 13, 2020.

Gregory is the chief customer relations officer for the Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative. The board works to provide job-training opportunities that Alaskans need in the competitive marketplace.