Ross has worked for the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 2010 and joined the Development Office in 2011. In his current role, Ross oversees the Annual Giving Program, which utilizes a variety of communication strategies to reach out to alumni and friends to gain annual support for UAF. Ross is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and currently serves on the Alumnus editorial board for the UAF Alumni Association.
Ross is a two-time graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and holds a baccalaureate in Sociology (2008) and a master’s in Professional Communication (2010). In addition to his work for UAF’s Development Office, Ross teaches Communication and Sociology classes for UAF’s Community and Technical College. Teaching gives him the opportunity to directly impact the lives of students while keeping him personally in touch with the benefactors of his work at the Development Office.
Ross has lived in Alaska for over 20 years and in Fairbanks since 2005. The highlights of his days are the family walks with his wife, Charu (UAF alumna ’10 & ’14), daughter Sitara and family dog, Apples.