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Patricia M. Bedient

Non-executive Board Chair, Alaska Air Group Inc., Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air Industries

Director of Alaska Air Group since 2004
Non-executive Board Chair

•    Financial Expertise
•    Strategic Planning Experience
•    Public Accounting Experience
•    Mergers and Acquisitions Experience

Professional Highlights:
Ms. Bedient was executive vice president (until July 2016) for The Weyerhaeuser Company, a publicly traded company and one of the world’s largest integrated forest products companies.  She was the company’s CFO until February 2016.  A certified public accountant (CPA) since 1978, she served as managing partner of the Seattle office of Arthur Andersen LLP prior to joining Weyerhaeuser. Ms. Bedient also worked at Andersen’s Portland and Boise offices as a partner and as a CPA during her 27-year career with the firm. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Washington Society of CPAs.

Current Public Company Board Service:
•    Suncor Energy, Inc.
•    Park Hotels and Resorts

Current Non-Public Company Board Service:
•    Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group)
•    Oregon State University Board of Trustees
•    University of Washington Foster School of Business Advisory Board

• BS, Oregon State University

Financial Expert