1999-2007 Joseph Usibelli Jr
Joseph E. Usibelli, Jr. was appointed in 1999 by Governor Knowles. He is a lifelong Alaskan and currently serves as president of Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. the third generation Usibelli to hold that position. Regent Usibelli earned hisBacerlor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is a board member for the National Mining Association, and the Alaska SeaLife Center, and serves as a member on the UA Museum Expansion Campaign, and the Northwest Chapter for the Young Presidents Organization. He has also served on the Resource Development Council of Alaska, the Alaska Chapter of the American Cancer Society, the Fairbanks Alumni Association and has been active with Junior Achievement of Alaska.