UA Foundation Elects Officers and Welcomes New Members

The University of Alaska Foundation welcomed five well-known Alaskans onto its Board of Trustees and elected five officers at its December 2013 annual meeting.

New Officers 2014
Susan Anderson of Anchorage, president and chief executive officer of The CIRI Foundation, was elected chair, while Jim Johnsen of Fairbanks, senior vice-president of human resources and process transformation with Alaska Communications, was elected vice chair. Karen Polley, owner of Stone Soup Alaska Designs in Juneau, was elected secretary. Officers will serve in their respective positions until November 2015.

Trustees elected to serve through 2016
Cynthia Cartledge of Anchorage, shareholder of Wohlforth, Brecht, Cartledge & Brooking, APC; Linda Hulbert of Fairbanks, agent for New York Life Insurance; Amy Humphreys of Seattle, Wash., president and chief executive officer of Icicle Seafoods, Inc.; and Cary Keller of Fairbanks, medical director of Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedics Fairbanks. Karen Polley of Juneau, owner Stone Soup Alaska Designs was re-elected for a second term.

The UA Foundation Board of Trustees consists of elected and emeritus members from across Alaska; appointed trustees including UA President Pat Gamble and Chancellors Tom Case (UAA), Brian Rogers (UAF) and John Pugh (UAS); as well as UA regent appointees Mary K. Hughes of Anchorage and Fuller Cowell of Fairbanks.

The University of Alaska Foundation is a private nonprofit corporation established in 1974 to solicit, manage and invest donations for the exclusive benefit of the University of Alaska.

For more information and bios for all members see the following web page: 

Tami Choquette
Board Coordinator/Executive Assistant
ph : 907-786-1169
email: tami.choquette@alaska.edu

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