Bernie Karl

Curtis Thayer

Bernie Karl
Vice Chair, Public Member

Bernie Karl, of Fairbanks, is the owner of Chena Hot Springs Resort, LLC, a world-class hot spring renowned for its outstanding outdoor rock lake, year-round ice museum, excellent northern lights viewing opportunities and focus on renewable geothermal energy.

Karl was named the 2010 University of Alaska Fairbanks Business Leader of the Year. Recipients are selected by business students, a faculty adviser and a previous award recipient for their leadership, business excellence, educational support and community service.

Appointed: 11/15/2017
Reappointed: 7/2019
Expires: 6/30/2021