The College of Business and Security Management’s Student Advisory Council was formed
in 2008 to provide opportunities for College of Business and Security Management students
to voice their opinions on the direction of the school. The Student Advisory Council
is a liaison between CBSM students and the CBSM dean.
The 2021-22 SAC members are listed below with the group they are representing.
Dean Adelgren is a sophomore pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with
a minor in emergency management. He grew up in the Front Range of Colorado and loves
outdoor hobbies, including hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. In
2024, he will be commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army. After finishing
his time in the Army, he hopes to pursue a career in law enforcement.
Society for Human Resource Management
Alanna Bailey was born and raised in Palmer, Alaska. She has a bachelor's degree in
business administration from UAF and is currently a graduate student in the MBA program.
She is the president of the Society for Human Resources Management, as well as a teaching
assistant for the College of Business and Security Management. During the summer months,
she enjoys hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and spending time outdoors.
Native Alaskan Business Leaders
Monique Beetus is upper Koyukon Athabascan from the Interior villages of Hughes and
Huslia. She graduated from AVTEC with an Accounting Certificate in 2012. She has years
of experience in accounting and is currently a senior in the Bachelor of Applied Management
program. She is a member of the club Native Alaskan Business Leaders as well as a
student member of TRIO. Her hobbies are being in the Bible, interior decorating, cooking,
planting, and enjoying her kids.
International Association of Emergency Managers
Jason Greer is in the final year of his graduate program at UAF to obtain a Master
of Security and Disaster Management degree. He also earned his bachelor’s degree at
UAF in homeland security and emergency management. Jason currently works as a Best
Buy Operations Manager in Phoenix, Arizona. With his studies in wildfire and chemical
emergencies, it was only natural for him to be a part of the International Association
of Emergency Managers student organization. With the help of the IAEM organization,
his goals are to bring awareness of safety and operational flexibility in disastrous
situations. In his free time, he looks for opportunities for volunteerism and traveling
with his family.
Master of Security and Disaster Management Program
Raphael Martinez is a Navy brat born in San Diego, California, at the Balboa Naval
Hospital. As a grandchild of two WWII veteran grandfathers and son of a Vietnam Era
veteran, Raphael spent most of the last 21 years as an active-duty member of the U.S.
armed forces, deploying four times to the Middle East, Iraq, and Afghanistan, prior
to retiring in Alaska. He is currently a UAF graduate student and teacher’s assistant
for the CBSM’s Master of Security and Disaster Management program. Raphael received
his bachelor’s degree in foreign languages (French, Spanish, and Elementary Arabic
concentrations) with a linguistics focus from the University of New Mexico. He is
a nontraditional and first-gen student. During his undergraduate program, he worked
as a summer intern helping to preserve the Jicarilla Apache language and Indigenous
peoples' ways of knowing through storytelling. He enjoys spending time with his family,
including three dogs, two children, and fellow graduate student spouse, Marisa, in
North Pole, Alaska.
Master of Business Administration Program
Logan Mowry is a passionate person who loves making people laugh! Logan is currently
pursuing his MBA and recently received his bachelor’s degree in business administration
in the spring of 2021. He owns his own business called Get Out There, where he teaches
kids and adults how to ski and have fun doing it. The mission of the business is to
make outdoor sports more accessible to all. His day job is at the Alaska Club, where
he manages the sales force, coaching a team to reach their goals while making sales
and propping others up. During his free time, he writes songs and plays guitar for
his rock band called “Piss Denim.” He also loves to get out to the mountains when
he has the time!
Associated Students of Business
Ivy Packee was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is currently a junior in
the accounting program. Ivy is the Associated Students of Business president, along
with the events coordinator for GAAP. In her spare time, Ivy loves spending time with
her two dogs, curled up reading a book, or going outside.
Great Alaskan Accounting People
Megan Smith is a junior seeking a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She was born and
raised in Alaska and has lived in Fairbanks for the last three years. She currently
works as a staff accountant at Virago Accounting. She loves the ongoing challenge
of accounting that keeps every day exciting. She loves the outdoors and spends most
of her weekends hiking, camping, and fishing. She is currently the recruiter for the
Great Alaskan Accounting People. She has a passion for GAAP and all the wonderful
opportunities it has given her.
Shayna Smith is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting, as well as sport
management. She is currently working as a student assistant for the UAF eSports department
and is very passionate about integrating gaming anywhere she can, from accounting
to writing. Originally from Colorado and having moved to Virginia, where she currently
lives when not on campus, Shayna enjoys all things gaming and geeky, which often leads
her to travel around the country for conventions. Outside of school and gaming, she
enjoys archery, swimming, and costume building.