Jane Angvik and Clem Tillion are long-time Alaskan public servants. They may not always be on the same side of an issue but they are always on the side of Alaska. Jane and Clem recently appeared on Homer’s KSRM Radio to discuss their support of Alaska’s Fair Share Act.
Clem Tillion is an Alaskan legend and one of Alaska’s resident eldest living former Legislators. He is a long-time commercial fisherman, a nine-term Alaska State Legislator, and is a Charter Member and past Chairman of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. During his tenure in the Alaska State Legislature he served in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, including as Senate President. Over the past forty years, he has served on numerous state and federal councils and committees dealing with various Alaskan issues.
Jane Angvik has been involved in Alaska public life since 1973. She has served as an elected member of the Anchorage Assembly and the Anchorage Charter Commission. Angvik devoted much of her professional life to improving understanding between rural and urban Alaskans, particularly around issues of access to subsistence resources. She started work with the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1974 and in the 1990s she managed the planning for the Alaska Native Heritage Center. She has lived in Alaska for almost 50 years where she is a force who brings people together to create better, more open and inclusive communities. She connects people and resources, government entities and organizations to each other.