State of Alaska, Department of Administration, Division of Personnel and Labor Relations

2017 Governor’s Denali Peak Performance Award
Winners and Honorable Mentions

Co-Worker Recognition Award Winner

Kristen Keifer Transportation & Public Facilities

Honorable Mention

Lisa Golisek-Nankervis Education and Early Development

Crisis Responder Award Winner

Robert Dobson Transportation & Public Facilities

Honorable Mention

Captain and Crew of the P/V Enforcer Public Safety
  • Laurence Nagy
  • Neil Ensign
  • Scott Bjork
  • Mark Finses
  • Brian Botts

Customer Service Excellence Award Winner

Todd Johnson Natural Resources

Honorable Mention

Erika MacPherson Administration

Customer Service Excellence Team Award Winner

Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Revenue
  • Alvin Ancheta
  • Lisa Gowdy
  • Leana Christy

Honorable Mention

Office of Veterans Affairs Military and Veteran Affairs
  • Verdie Bowen Sr.
  • Mercedes Angerman
  • Forrest Powell III
  • Jeffrey Slaikeu

Exceptional Performance Award Winner

Derrick Chan Revenue

Honorable Mention

Dan Beutel Natural Resources

Exceptional Performance Team Award Winner

Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug Enforcement Mat-Su Narcotics Team Public Safety
  • Patrick Nelson
  • Shayne Calt
  • Andrew Ballesteros
  • Marylou Patience

Honorable Mention

Iditarod Litigation Team Law / Natural Resources
  • Kent Sullivan
  • Cheryl Brooking
  • Alison Foreman
  • Jessie Alloway
  • Rockford Weber
  • Lesli Schick
  • Bryan Taylor
  • Chris Minguez
  • April Parrish
  • Kyle Kidder
  • Ben Hagedorn
  • Scott Ogan
  • Stephanie Clusiau
  • Mark Rice

Innovation in Cost-savings Award Winner

Sherie Fryxell Corrections

Honorable Mention

Rick Bernhardt Environmental Conservation

Leadership Award Winner

Deborah Riddle Education and Early Development

Honorable Mention

William Lapinskas Corrections