SUSUPE, Saipan — The Saipan Chamber of Commerce announced on Jan. 6 nominees for the 2016 Business Person of the Year.

  The nominees are:

  • Donna Krum, president of Friends First Marketing, which does business as Island Smiles Dental Plan
  • Hans Mickelson, sales and marketing manager of IT&E
  • James T. Arenovski, president of Island Training Solutions
  • John M. Compton, CEO of IT&E
  • Michael S. Sablan, vice president finance and administration of Triple J Enterprises
  • Tyrell Pauling, director of food and beverage of Hyatt Regency Saipan
  • W. Andrew Ashburn, COO and senior project manager of N15 Architects

  The nominations will be judged by the prior recipients of the award and announced at the annual Installation Dinner to be held on Jan. 28. Tickets are available by advance purchase only and are $65 per person. Call (670) 234-7150 for inquiries.