Board of Directors

A 15 member Board of Directors, consisting of 11 directors and four officers, governs AASB. The Board, elected by membership at the Annual Conference, represents all regions of the state. The membership, as a whole, passes the resolutions, which establish the positions taken by the Association before the legislature and other agencies throughout the year.

The 2018-19 AASB Board of Directors are (Back row, L to R) Dr. Barbara Amarok, Nome; Dana Mock, Delta/Greely; Penny Vadla, Kenai; Tillie Ticket, Northwest Arctic Borough; Clarence Daniel, Lower Kuskokwim; Roxanne Brower, North Slope; Starr Marsett, Anchorage. (Front row, L to R) Wassillie Gust, Southwest Region; Secretary/Treasurer Katie Oliver, Kodiak; President-Elect Michael Swain Jr., Bristol Bay; President Tiffany Jackson, Aleutians East; Past President Pete Hoepfner, Cordova; and Deena Mitchell, Anchorage. Not pictured: Lawrence Jones, Sr., Northwest Arctic; Elizabeth Siddon, Juneau.

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Board Goals


Board Meeting Minutes


Suggested Reading and Resources

A list developed by AASB’s Board of Directors for new board members to better familiarize themselves with Alaska Native cultures and education in Alaska.