Fran Ulmer, Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, will give a presentation titled "The rapidly changing Arctic: why does it matter to you? ” Please note that cancellations made 72 hours or less prior to the event cannot be refunded.
About Fran Ulmer: Fran is the Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, where she has served since being appointed by President Obama in March 2011. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. Ulmer was chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). She also served as an elected official for 18 years as the mayor of Juneau, a state representative, and as Lieutenant Governor of Alaska.