PAIR Staff


Chantelle McGinness


Phone: 907-474-5371

The director's duties include direct data reporting to executive university management, managing the day-to-day operations of the office, performing analytic studies, organizing data reports and presenting findings to the university community. Chantelle joined PAIR in November 2015 and became director in July 2020.


Arthur Hussey

Research Analyst

Phone: 907-474-6638

Areas of focus: Accreditation, Academic Program Review, surveys and reporting for external entities such as federal agencies and news organizations, IPEDS. Arthur joined PAIR in October 2018.


Jennifer Kreinheder

Research Analyst

Phone: 907-474-7439

Jennifer's duties include servicing ad hoc requests and routine reporting. Jennifer first joined PAIR in March 2009. She returned in March 2023.


Julia Manfredini

Institutional Reporting Specialist

Phone: 907-474-2797

Julia supports automating routine reporting, developing data visualizations, documenting data definitions, and is the main administrator for UAF course evaluations. Julia joined the PAIR team in April 2023. 


Deven Barnett

IR Graduate Research Assistant

Phone: 907-474-5467

Deven supports the activities of PAIR pertaining to the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data referenced for institutional research and reporting. Duties include collecting, compiling, and validating data; preparing tables, graphs, and statistical reports; and responding to external surveys. 

Derek Bastille

Data Support and Application Developer

Phone: 907-474-5167

Derek splits his time between PAIR (50%) and the Office of Management and Budget (50%). Derek's areas of focus with PAIR: Factbook development and maintenance, and FileMaker Pro database development and maintenance. Derek joined PAIR in February 2016.


Jana Canary

Research Specialist

Phone: 907-474-7130

Areas of focus: UAF College of Rural and Community Development, UAF eCampus, UAF Community and Technical College. Distance education, rural services, dual enrollment and career and technical education. Jana rejoined PAIR in March 2021, having previously worked with the team during 2002-2003 and 2007-2008.


Kelly Ott

Performance Analyst

Phone: 907-474-5317

Areas of focus: UAF recruitment, enrollment and retention, UAF and university-wide research activity, Research and Academic Program Review, Alaska State performance reporting. Kelly joined PAIR in March 2022.


Heather Moreira

Systems Interface Designer

Phone: 907-474-6141

Areas of focus: Primary expert on UAF's enterprise-level Airtable installation, Primary designer of human-centric interfaces with numerous institutional systems supporting Academic Program Review and Faculty Data Management. Heather joined PAIR in June 2023. 



IR staff members carry out their work with the guidance of the  Association for Institutional Research’s Code of EthicsUAF’s guidelines for research involving human subjects, and Federal FERPA  policy.