Form 3 Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc

Initial statement of beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2019-06-11 16:18:48
Submitted: 2019-06-11
Period Ending In: 2019-05-30
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SEC FORM 3

SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Benken Richard

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
600 TELEPHONE AVE

(Street)
ANCHORAGE AK 99503

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/30/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC [ ALSK ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Sr. Director Network Strategy
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common stock, par value $.01 7,491 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units(1) 03/01/2020 09/28/2027 Common Stock 2,431 0.00 D
Restricted Stock Units(1) (2) 07/23/2028 Common Stock 12,519 0.00 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Amount represents a restricted stock unit award under the Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2011 Incentive Award Plan.
2. Restricted stock units granted under the Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2011 Incentive Award Plan scheduled to vest in three equal annual installments beginning on the first company business day on or after March 1, 2019, subject to continued employment.
Remarks:
/s/ Diedre Williams, by power of attorney 06/11/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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Schema Version:
X0206
Document Type:
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Period Of Report:
2019-05-30
No Securities Owned:
0

Issuer

Issuer Cik
0001089511
Issuer Name
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC
Issuer Trading Symbol
ALSK

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001779490
Rpt Owner Name
Benken Richard

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
C/O ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
Rpt Owner Street2
600 TELEPHONE AVE
Rpt Owner City
ANCHORAGE
Rpt Owner State
AK
Rpt Owner Zip Code
99503

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Director
0
Is Officer
1
Is Ten Percent Owner
0
Is Other
0
Officer Title
Sr. Director Network Strategy

Non Derivative Holding

Security Title
Common stock, par value $.01
Shares Owned Following Transaction
7491
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Derivative Holding

Security Title

Value
Restricted Stock Units
@attributes Id
F1
Conversion Or Exercise Price
0.00
Exercise Date
2020-03-01
Expiration Date
2027-09-28

Underlying Security

Underlying Security Title
Common Stock
Underlying Security Shares
2431
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Security Title

Value
Restricted Stock Units
@attributes Id
F1
Conversion Or Exercise Price
0.00
@attributes Id
F2
Expiration Date
2028-07-23

Underlying Security

Underlying Security Title
Common Stock
Underlying Security Shares
12519
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Footnote

0
Amount represents a restricted stock unit award under the Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2011 Incentive Award Plan.
1
Restricted stock units granted under the Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2011 Incentive Award Plan scheduled to vest in three equal annual installments beginning on the first company business day on or after March 1, 2019, subject to continued employment.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
/s/ Diedre Williams, by power of attorney
Signature Date
2019-06-11
poa.txt POA DOCUMENT
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POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these presents, the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints
Leonard Steinberg, Lars Danner, Laurie Butcher, Diedre Williams, and Tiffany
Hoogerhyde, signing singly, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact
to:

        (1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer and/or director of Alaska Communications Systems Group,
Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;
	(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5,
complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such
form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock
exchange or similar authority; and
	(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to,
in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 7th day of June, 2019.

/s/ R.P. Benken
Signature

R.P. Benken
Print Name


Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7th day of June, 2019.


/s/Jackline M. Choque
Notary Public for the State of Alaska


My Commission Expires: Dec 21, 2019
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