Luncheon Speakers

June 4, 2015–Shirley Holloway–NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Shirley Holloway is best known for establishing the Quality Schools Initiative, calling for high expectations for all students in Alaska and proving that all students, no matter their social, economic or ethnic background, can be academically successful. Holloway has been recognized as a woman breaking the glass ceiling to become one of the first female […]

April 2, 2015–Finding Bethany–Glen Klinkhart

In my long list of accomplishments, the first and foremost role in my life is to be the best father I can possibly be to my son. He is a wonderful gift in my life and he has helped me to understand what it truly means to be a dad. He has been an inspiration […]

March 5, 2015–Atwood Journalism Chair

Mark Trahant is an independent journalist. He serves as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska. He is also writing a book on austerity, a project he started after winning a […]

Feb. 5, 2015–“Breast cancer messaging: What’s Working? What’s Not?”–Kate Landis and Cheley Grigsby

RSVP for the luncheon Kate Landis has been the Program Director for Southcentral Foundation’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program through the CDC (NBCCEDP) for the past 14 years. Prior to that, she worked as Data Manager for Arctic Slope Native Association’s NBCCEDP program for 7 years. She has been the Chair of the NBCCEDP […]