Pioneers of Alaska present 2017 officers

During the installation of officers ceremony Jan. 2, the Pioneers of Alaska 2017 Officers for Men's Igloo No. 4 and Women's Igloo No. 8 assemble in front of historic murals painted by Magnus Concord "Rusty" Heurlin. Standing in the back row (left to right) are: Steve Cooper, Robin McDougall, Jay Schikora, Gene Hansen, Jim Plaquet, Randy Frank, Jim Deininger, Mike Gibson, Bill Chace, Nick Nugent, Mel Brabham, and George Dalton. Seated in the middle row: Becky Hassebroek, Joanie Skilbred, Sonja Campbell, Susan Gibson, Mary Ellen Koeller, Susan Nugent, Joyce Chace, Pam Lambert, and Roberta Greenlee. Seated in the front row: Joy McDougall, Pat Myers, Grand President Kenneth Pysz, Wanda Huber, Mebble Hansen, and Lois Kinkaid. The Pioneers of Alaska have been active in Fairbanks since 1909 for the Men's Igloo and 1916 for the Women's Igloo. Photo courtesy of Joan Skilbred.