Board of Directors

A 16 member Board of Directors, consisting of 12 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 2019-20 AASB Board of Directors are (Back row, Left to Right) Tillie Ticket, Northwest Arctic Borough; Dr. Barbara Amarok, Nome; Penny Vadla, Kenai; Clarence Daniel, Lower Kuskokwim; Deena Mitchell, Anchorage; Chrya Sanderson, Fairbanks North Star Borough; Wassillie Gust, Southwest Region; Dana Mock, Delta/Greely; (Front row, Left to Right) Pete Hoepfner, Cordova; Past President Tiffany Jackson, Aleutians East; President Michael Swain Jr., Bristol Bay; President-Elect Katie Oliver, Kodiak; Secretary/Treasurer Starr Marsett, Anchorage, and Marie Greene, Northwest Arctic Borough. Not pictured: Roxanne Brower, North Slope; Brian Holst, 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.