Board of Advisors

The purpose of this board is to assist UAF in meeting its responsibilities to its stakeholders, its communities, to Alaska and beyond. The UA Board of Regents' policy (PDF) outlines the responsibilities of the UAF Board of Advisors to include advocacy for the university; guidance to the chancellor on ways the university can increase its responsiveness to local, state, national and international needs; assist the university in explaining its mission and needs to the public, and recommend changes to policies and regulations. 


  • Chair - Anna Atchison, Kinross Ft. Knox
  • Bill Bailey, Alyeska Pipeline
  • Cory Borgeson, Retired
  • Rebecca Brice-Henderson, Santa's Travel
  • Shelley Ebenal, Foundation Health
  • Jason Gootee, ModaHealth
  • Alex Hills, Carnegie Mellon
  • Linda Hulbert, New York Life
  • Joy Huntington, Uqaqti Consulting LLC
  • Chris Kennedy, Sumitomo
  • Meg Nordale, GHEMM
  • Mary Peltola, Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
  • Marisa Sharrah, Foundation Health Partners
  • Geri Simon, Tanana Chiefs Conference
  • Glen Weaver, Usibelli Coal