Hild Peters, B.A. (Journalism and German), and MA (Northern Studies) was named CNSM’s Executive Officer in October, 2007. She has worked at UAF since 1990 and previously held positions in the Office of the Provost, Office of International Programs, and College of Rural Alaska. She is a long-time environmental advocate and was instrumental in establishing the Twin Cities area recycling program in Minnesota. Her international work included implementing educational partnerships with Greenland, the Russian Far East and Siberia. Locally, Hild and her husband are licensed ministers; their work focuses on leadership training and implementing culturally appropriate healing and wellness programs. She has two teenage sons and is happiest assisting them achieve their goals (go Wolfpack!).