Gretchen Guess resigns from School Board for job out of state

Anchorage Daily News/adn.comFebruary 12, 2013 

In this June 2011 file photo, Gretchen Guess speaks at a school district press event at ASD headquarters.

ERIK HILL — Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage School Board member Gretchen Guess has resigned from her position, the Anchorage School District said Tuesday. She is moving from Alaska for a job in Jacksonville, Fla.

Guess served on the board for two years and is a former board president. Before that, she was a state legislator who represented northeast Anchorage. She currently works as the director of business development at Providence Health & Services Alaska. She will become the ambulatory care service line director at St. Vincent's HealthCare in Fla, according to the district release.

Guess was not up for re-election until spring 2014. The board will appoint her replacement by April 1.

The district will accept applications to replace Guess March 5-19. On March 30, the board will hold a special meeting to fill the vacancy.

Anchorage Daily News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service