Our Board

The Gary Paxton Industrial Park board is a five member board made up of community members that have an interest in growing Sitka's economy and seeing the GPIP become a marine based industrial park & economic driver for the city of Sitka. 


Scott Wagner-Chair

Scott has been on the GPIP board since 2014 and is currently serving as the Chair.  Scott's experience as the Operations Manager at NSRAA brings a marine fisheries perspective that is crucial to the success of the GPIP.


Sheila Finkenbinder

Sheila joined the GPIP Board in 2017. Sheila's experience as an entrepreneur, a nonprofit founder and director, and as a legislative aide has been a welcome addition to the table.  In her free time, Sheila enjoys running her Sitka-based Airbnb.



Wayne joined the GPIP Board in 2018.  He has been working for Silver Bay Seafoods since March 2008 and the seafood processing business for 20+ years.  He owned a contracting business for 12 years. Wayne is on the Sitka Advisory Committee for the Board of Fish & Game. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, & camping.

Vaughn Morrison

Bio coming soon……

Rob Parrish

Bio coming soon……