New RDC Leadership

The Resource Development Council for Alaska, Inc. proudly announces the appointment of Marleanna Hall as the new executive director.

“Marleanna brings eight years of RDC member issue work and experience to the helm," said Ralph  Samuels, RDC board president and and Vice President, Government and Community Relations for Holland America Line. "Her passion to grow Alaska through responsible resource development has been key to the success of RDC and I look forward to her continued leadership in this new role."

Prior to this appointment, Hall was a Projects Coordinator for RDC, and formerly the Development Director for the Alaska Mineral and Energy Resource Education Fund (now Alaska Resource Education). She previously worked at Tesoro Alaska Company and the Arc of Anchorage.

Hall holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management – Administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage. In 2010 she completed the Leadership Anchorage program through the Alaska Humanities Forum, as well as the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership and Executive Advancement Program in 2012.

Hall and her husband Dan have one son, Alex, and three labradors.  They enjoy spending time between their home in Anchorage and their cabin in Willow.

In addition to the new executive director, the RDC executive committee appointed the 2015-2016 board of directors. New members to the board are Monica James (Calista Corporation), Joey Merrick (Laborers Local 341), Christy Resler (Schlumberger), Rick Rogers, and Doug Vincent-Lang. View the full RDC board of directors here