Board of Directors

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supports UAFAA's mission
  • Implement UAFAA's programs and services and monitor their effectiveness
  • Provide strategic guidance to UAFAA
  • Ensure UAFAA's financial health
  • Support UAFAA's executive director
  • Improve UAFAA's board effectiveness

Interested in running for a seat on the board? Here's what's involved.

 

2016 - 2017 UAF Alumni Association Board of Directors


Board officers

Jason Gootee, '05

Board President
Seat 11, Southcentral Chapter President
2013 - 2016
jason.gootee@
modahealth.com

2005 - BA, English
Regional Manager, Alaska, Sales & Account Services office, modahealth

Peter Van Flein, '87

Board Vice President
Seat 5, FNSB
2015 - 2018
pvanflein@gmail.com

1987 - BBA, Business Administration
Independent financial advisor

Gail Dabaluz, '10

Board Secretary
Seat 7, Southeast
2015 - 2018
gaildabaluz@yahoo.com

2010 - MA, Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development
Executive Director, Yakutat Tlingit Tribe

Wayne Donaldson, '80

Board Treasurer
Seat 2, Southcentral
2011 - 2017
wkdonaldson1@gmail.com

1980 - BS, Biology
Regional Shellfish Manager,  Alaska Department of Fish & Game


Find out more about the alumni staff.

Board members

Shannon Johnson-Nanalook, `11

Seat 1, Rural
2016-2017
sejohnson24@yahoo.com

2011 - BA Social Work
Program Coordinator, Nilavena Subregional Clinic, Iliamna

Jordan Shilling, '12, '13

Seat 3, FNSB
2014 - 2017
jordanshilling@gmail.com

2012 - Emergency Medical Services
2013 - BA Political Science
Legislative Aide, Sen. John Coghill

Shannon McCarthy, '88

Seat 4, Southcentral
2015 - 2018
shannonmccarthy49@
gmail.com

1988 - BA, Political Science
Public Information Officer, State of Alaska Central Region of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Amanda Wall, `01 `05

Seat 6, At Large
2016 - 2019
aiwall@alaska.edu

2001 - BA Journalism
2005 - MA Professional Communications
Director, Office of the Bursar, UAF

Barbara Fujimoto, `13

Seat 8, At-Large
2016 - 2019
barbara.fujimoto@
goldbelt.com

2013 - MA Rural Development
Director of Small Business Government Contracting Compliance, Goldbelt Inc., Juneau

Michael Campbell, '02, '04, '05

Seat 9, FNSB
2016 - 2019
alaskanmike@gmail.com

2002 - AAS Applied Business
2004 - BBA Business Administration
2005 - BA Technology
School Liaison Officer USAG Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Libby Eddy, `92

Seat 10, Outside (Lower 48)
2016 - 2019
ofeddy@alaska.edu

1992 - Associate of Arts
Retired/Former Registrar and Director of Admissions, UAF

Brenda Riley, `02

Seat 12, Fairbanks Chapter President
2016 - 2019
brendariley81@gmail.com

2002 - BA Anthropology
Director, Fairbanks Children's Museum

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