Explore Fairbanks recently announced the election results and appointments of its 2016 Board of Directors. Executive Officers are: Matt Divens, Chair, Holland America Princess Alaska-Yukon; Dustin Adams, Past Chair, Regency Fairbanks Hotel; Kory Eberhardt, Chair Elect, A Taste of Alaska Lodge; Andy Anger, Treasurer, University of Alaska Fairbanks Community & Technical College; and Irene Meyer, Secretary, GoNorth Alaska Travel Center.

Board members are: Communications Chair Jason Avery, Pioneer Park, Parks and Recreation, Fairbanks North Star Borough; Tourism Chair Mok Kumagai, Aurora Borealis Lodge; Meetings & Conventions Chair Patricia Silva, Westmark Hotel & Conference  Center; Visitor Services & Partnership Development Chair Buzzy Chiu, Premier Alaska Tours; Audit Chair Kathy Hedges, Arctic Circle Trading Post; Public Policy Advisory Chair Andy Anger, University of Alaska Fairbanks Community & Technical College; Debbie Mathews, Expressions in Glass; Becky Kunkle, Wedgewood Resort, Fountainhead Hotels; Ashley Bradish, Gold Dredge 8 and Riverboat Discovery; Bruce LaLonde, Alaska Railroad; and Ralf Dobrovolny, 1st Alaska Outdoor School.

Ex Officio members are: Matt Cooper, Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly representative, and Jim Matherly, Fairbanks City Council representative.