Anchorage Port Director Announces Retirement

Bill Sheffield is stepping down from his post as director of the Port of Anchorage project.   Sheffield outlined his plans in a letter to Anchorage city officials this week.

Sheffield’s retirement is effective on Jan. 15.  The port director, and former governor of Alaska, made his announcement official in a letter to Anchorage mayor Dan Sullivan on Wednesday.  Mayor Sullivan made the announcement public at a press conference Thursday, saying the 83-year-old Sheffield’s retirement was entirely Sheffield’s decision.   Sullivan had high praise for the port director.

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