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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Jerome Selby

Jerome Selby

Beginning in 1983, Jerome Selby served as mayor of the Kodiak Island Borough, a position he held for over 25 years. Selby’s influence during the cleanup of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill include his involvement with the Oiled Mayors Group, a coalition of leaders from the communities affected by the oil spill. He also helped form the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council and served on its board of directors from September 1989 to January 1990 representing the Kodiak Island Borough.

Jerome Selby appears in the following new Jukebox projects: