Board of Directors
Alaska Humanities Forum board members are active change-makers and community leaders, listeners and storytellers, fundraisers, and friend-raisers from across the state.
The board meets quarterly (with additional committee work conducted via conference call or in-person), and members serve a three-year term with the possibility of reelection to a second term.
All Alaskans are welcome to nominate a board member; self-nominations are accepted.
How to apply/submit a nomination:
- The Board of Directors appoints the majority of new board members.
Please apply/nominate online by June 15 to be considered. All submissions will be reviewed by the Board and selected by the September board meeting.
- Governor Appointed Nominees: The Board includes members appointed by the Governor of the State of Alaska. Please apply online through alaska.gov.
Alaska Federation of Natives
Anchorage | CHAIR
Executive Vice President
Alaska Christian College
Soldotna | TREASURER
Professor of History
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage | SECRETARY
Director, K-12 Teaching & Learning
Anchorage School District
Arts and Education Director
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council
Stephen Qacung Blanchett
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Community Engagement Coordinator
Cook Inlet Housing Authority
Bear Creek Lodge
Jeannine Stafford Jabaay
Hope | MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Vice President, Corporate Compliance & Administration, BBNC
Anchorage | VICE CHAIR
Founder, Alaska Native Chamber
Bright Road Wealth Management
Director of Communications, Bristol Bay Native Corporation
Indigenous Studies Faculty Chair, Outer Coast
Yeidikook’áa ("Dionne") Brady-Howard
Managing Principal, Miles Baker Alaska
Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks