International Award of Excellence
On August 26, 2012, the AKWorld Board of Directors, CEO Lise Falskow, Former Senator Frank Murkowski, and Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell presented Secretary James Baker I with the first International Award of Excellence. James Addison Baker III is an American attorney, politician and political advisor. Baker served as the Chief of Staff in President Ronald Reagan’s first administration and in the final year of the administration of President George H. W. Bush. Baker also served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1985–1988 in the second Reagan administration, and Secretary of State in the George H. W. Bush administration.
Governor’s North Star Award for International Excellence
The Alaska World Affairs Council was greatly honored to receive the Governor’s North Star Award for International Excellence for accomplishments in education twice, in 2009 and in 2014. The Governor’s North Star Award has been honoring organizations and companies of international excellence since 1986.