Contact SLI


1731 S. Chandalar Drive
101J Wood Center
P.O. Box 756640
Fairbanks, AK 99775


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Heidi Shepard 

Student Involvement Coordinator


Strengths: Harmony, Developer, Context, Intellection, Individualization 
Zodiac Sign: A total Capricorn. Stubborn, yet helpful. 
My name is Heidi Shepard and I am a long time SLI program participant. I worked for the program for four years as a student working on my undergraduate. Since leaving UAF I've worked for the state legislature, as a personal trainer, a group fitness instructor, and in the hospitality industry. My favorite part of this job is students, so come visit us! 


Adam Wurster

SLI Student Lead

Strengths: Analytical, Restorative, Intellection, Arranger, Connectedness 
Zodiac Sign: Pisces, compassionate and wise. 

My name is Adam, I am the Student Lead for the Student Leadership and Involvement Office in the Wood Center as well as a member of the Nanook Traditions Board. I am here to help to answer any questions someone might have about our office, student clubs, OrgSync, leadership opportunities, volunteer opportunities, etc. so don't hesitate to ask me anything. I also lead some awesome programs here on campus that will get students involved by applying and analyzing specific key leadership concepts. I look forward to hearing everyone's story here on campus! 

 Laura Barber

(Was) SLI Volunteer Coordinator / AB Team Lead 

Strengths: Restorative, Input, Achiever, Learner, Intellection  
Zodiac Sign: Aries (Adventurous) 


My name is Laura Barber, and I don't work in the SLI office as the assistant volunteer coordinator (anymore). If you have any questions about volunteer opportunities or Alternative Spring Break, talk to Michael Martins. I will be returning in August of 2019. Bis später! 


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