Coalition of Student Leaders 2014-15
Toby Wark, Chair
United Students of UAS-Sitka President
Bio - Toby Wark was born in Juneau, Alaska, and raised in Hoonah a village about 70 miles west of Juneau. He lives in Sitka, attending the University of Alaska Southeast, working towards a business degree in management.
Mathew Carrick, Vice Chair
Associated Students of UAF President
Bio - Mathew Carrick was born in Crestview, FL, but considers Alaska his adoptive home. He studies Economics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with minors in Mathematics and Political Science, and hopes to serve the students of the University of Alaska to the best of his ability.
United Students of UAS-Juneau President
Bio - Victoria Daniels was born and raised in Central Florida. Victoria made the move to Southeast Alaska specifically to attend University of Alaska Southeast - Juneau in 2011, but has since made it her permanent home. Victoria is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Primary Emphasis in Anthropology and a Secondary Emphasis in Environmental Science.
Matanuska-Susitna Student Government Council President
Kenai Peninsula College Student Union President
Bio - Kandyce Hignite was born in South Carolina, but was raised in Eagle River Alaska. She resides in Soldotna Alaska, and is currently getting her Structural and Pipe Welding Certifications.
Prince William Sound College Student Association President
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Bio - Junaid prefers to be called Xunny (Nick). He was born and raised in Pakistan. Last January 2014, he moved to United States to complete his studies. He is currently a student at Prince William Sound College pursuing his AAS degree. He is also studying Industrial Technology with emphasis in Oil Spill Response. He is working for college as a community adviser and front desk gym attendant. He loves to gain some new experience in life.
Kachemak Bay Branch Student Association President
Bio - Savely Kalugin was raised in Voznesenka, a village 20 miles down East of Homer. He currently is going to school at the Kachemak Bay Campus to get his Architectural and Engineering degree. He works at the college as the student association president.
Union of Students of UAA President
Bristol Bay Campus Representative
Bio - Steven grew up in Dillingham and has attended classes both at the Bristol Bay Campus and at the main Fairbanks Campus. Steven graduated with his Associates of Arts degree in May 2014 and is currently working towards the A.A.S Information Technology Specialist degree.
United Students of UAS-Ketchikan President
Bio - Chris Terry was born in southern California the oldest of 3 siblings. He moved to Alaska in 2011 after the birth of his second son in search of seriously needed change. After 15 years of experience in sales and marketing it was time to finish what he previously started years prior. He is now in his 3rd year at UAS with the ambition of attaining a degree in forensic psychology.
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Bio - Courtney Enright was appointed as a student regent in June 2013 by Governor Parnell. The student regent is a full voting member of the board and serves a two-year term.
Originally from Ketchikan, Regent Enright is working toward a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s in business administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
She currently is interning for Baker Hughes Inc. In the past she has worked as a research lab technician for the Alaska Space Grant Program and as an intern for Alaska U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. Regent Enright is currently vice chair of the Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee and has served as president of the Society of Women Engineers Collegiate section. Additionally, she is involved in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aurora Borealis Rotaract Club and Lions International.
Callie Conerton, Historian
United Students of UAS-Juneau Vice President
Bio - Callie Conerton was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska. She lived a year in Iserlohn, Germany; where she discovered her love of traveling and also her love of teaching. She studies Elementary Education at the UAS - Juneau Campus. She has been an active member of Student Government for 4 years and has testified multiple times on behalf of the students of the University of Alaska in front of the Alaska Legislature and the UA Board of Regents. She also enjoys baking, skiing, singing, selling shoes, nannying for 3 amazing children and knitting while watching Netflix.
Michael DiBattista, Treasurer
Matanuska-Susitna Student Government Council Vice President
Bio - Born and raised in Southcentral, Michael is seeking his Bachelor's in English Literature from UAA. Michael has worked in Student Government for three years on the Mat-Su campus and is always looking for ways to make a positive difference for his peers.
Mackenzie McGee, Secretary
Kenai Peninsula College Student Union Vice President