Luncheon Speakers

June 2, 2022 — Evan Swensen — While you’re out there having fun in Alaska outdoors, I’m doing the same thing, but I’m working.

Evan Swensen, book publisher, editor, author, and Author Masterminds charter member, and his wife, Lois, publish books by authors worldwide. In addition, he has been the publisher and editor of Alaska Outdoors magazine and producer of Alaska Outdoors television show and outdoor videos, and host of Alaska Outdoor Radio Magazine. He has been an Alaska […]

March 3, 2022 — Victoria Shanklin — Internet Safety for Children: A Million Strangers in Their Pocket

Victoria Shanklin, Executive Director of Victims for Justice, is an experienced nonprofit leader who has been working in the field of victim services since 2004. Here presentation will describe a multimedia project to promote Internet safety for children. Shanklin has served in management roles in communications, outreach, and development at two other Anchorage nonprofits that […]

Feb. 3, 2022 — David Reamer — From Housing Discrimination to Chinchillas: Engaging with the Full Spectrum of History

David Reamer is an academic and public historian who has published on subjects as diverse as baseball, housing discrimination, the 18th century English Gin Craze, and toilet paper. He writes weekly for the Anchorage Daily News (Histories of Anchorage) and daily on Twitter (@anc_historian). Although most historians specialize in topic, approach, or both, David’s subject […]