Vision Task Force

Members

The task force was made up of six different working groups, each focusing on a different subject area. (Reflects positions held in 2007.)

Teaching and Learning for Student Success

Cahill, Cathy

Associate Professor, Chemistry, Geophysical Institute, UAF         Fairbanks, AK

Caulfield, Rick (Chair)

Director, Tanana Valley Campus, UAF      Fairbanks, AK

Don, Wayne

Director, South Central Foundation      Anchorage, AK

Elman, Sandra

President, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities      Redmond, WA

Phillips, Gail

Former Speaker of the State House; Member UAF Alumni Board of Directors      Anchorage, AK

Redman, Wendy

VP, University Relations, University of Alaska Statewide      Fairbanks, AK

Romano, Marilyn (Chair)

Publisher, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner      Fairbanks, AK

Saito, Lincoln

Director, UAF Chukchi Campus (Kotzebue)      Kotzebue, AK

Watterson, Helga

Owner, Watterson Construction Co.      Fairbanks, AK

Enrollment and Retention

Anderson, Lydia

Director, UAF Wood Center      Fairbanks, AK

Butler, Stephanie

Director of Operations, Alaska Postsecondary Education Commission      Juneau, AK

Cook, Jeff (Chair)

VP, External Affairs, Flint Hills Resources      North Pole, AK

Deal, Scott

Associate Professor, Music, College of Liberal Arts, UAF      Fairbanks, AK

Gilkey, Sven

President, Associated Students of University of Alaska Fairbanks (ASUAF)      Fairbanks, AK

Huddy, Kevin (Chair)

Director, Residence Life, UAF      Fairbanks, AK

McConnell Gillis, Sharon

Executive Director, Doyon Foundation      Fairbanks, AK

Shortt, Ann

Superintendent, Fairbanks North Star Borough School District      Fairbanks, AK

Thomas, Ed

President, Tlingit-Haida Central Council      Juneau, AK

Advancement and Philanthropy

Beam, Carla

Director, Community Affairs, BP Exploration (Alaska)      Anchorage, AK

Huesmann, James

Dean, Rasmuson Library, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Jonaitis, Aldona

Director, UA Museum of the North, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Powers, Mike (Chair)

CEO, Denali Center/Fairbanks Memorial Hospital       Fairbanks, AK

Milner, Laura

Professor, School of Management, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Rutherford, Mary

President, University of Alaska Foundation       Fairbanks, AK

Schaible, Grace

Former Alaska Attorney General; Community Leader       Fairbanks, AK

Wier, Judyth (Chair)

Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Vision Task Force

Heckman, Jo (Chair)

President/CEO Denali State Bank       Fairbanks, AK

Hostler, Kevin (Chair)

President, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company       Anchorage, AK

Reichardt, Paul (Director)

Provost, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Research and Scholarship

Berkowitz, Ethan (Chair)

Former Legislator; Business Owner       Anchorage, AK

Causey, Doug

Vice Provost, Research UAA       Anchorage, AK

Davies, John

Research Director , Cold Climate Housing Research Center; President, UAF Alumni Board of Directors       Fairbanks, AK

DeMaster, Doug

Director, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA       Seattle, WA

Hinzman, Larry (Chair)

Director, International Arctic Research Center (IARC), UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Kleinfeld, Judy

Director, Northern Studies, College of Liberal Arts, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

McDowell, Eric

President, McDowell Group       Juneau, AK

Ruess, Roger

Professor, Plant Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB)       Fairbanks, AK

Streever, Bill

Environmental Studies Leader, BP Exploration (Alaska)       Anchorage, AK

Williams, Frank

Director, Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Community Engagement/Economic Development

Dinstel, Roxie

Professor & Extension Agent, Cooperative Extension Service, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Dodge, Kathryn

Director, Economic Development, Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB)       Fairbanks, AK

Karidis, Willie

Director, Denali Education Center       Denali, AK

Lee, Patrick

Associate Director of Athletics, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Ringstad, Ann (Chair)

Associate Vice Chancellor for University Relations, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Rogers, Brian (Chair)

Principal Consultant, Information Insights       Fairbanks, AK

Sampson, Jim

President, Alaska AFL-CIO       Fairbanks, AK

Sandvik, Helvi

President, NANA Corporation       Anchorage, AK

Sturgulewski, Arliss

Former Alaska State Senator; Community Leader       Anchorage, AK

Faculty and Staff Development

Peltola, Gene

President, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation       Bethel, AK

Beedle, Joe

Sr. Vice President, Northrim Bank       Anchorage, AK

Haagenson, Steve (Chair)

President, Golden Valley Electric Association       Fairbanks, AK

Halcro, Andrew

President, Avis Car Rentals; Former Alaska State Legislator       Anchorage, AK

Horner, Deb

University Planner, Provost Office, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Lewis, Carol

Dean, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Patil, Shirish

Assoc. Professor, Petroleum Engineering, College of Engineering & Mines, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

Stepp, Jeff (Chair)

Coordinator, Student Activities, Wood Center, UAF       Fairbanks, AK

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