Angela has lived in Alaska for over 27 years working with with culturally diverse urban and rural groups. She has 20+ years experience in budgeting and compliance; writing, reviewing and managing grants; program, and project development; as well as process and project implementation. Angela has coached small businesses to improve their operations, individuals for professional development, and teams to strengthen their cohesiveness as well as processes. She is driven from an inner passion to create sustainable workplaces and communities.
Drena is Tsimpshian, Unangan, and Aluutiq; and a life-long Alaskan. She has over 30 years experience as a community facilitator and fundraiser. Her professional strengths include grant writing, program development, program management, program evaluation, volunteer management, strategic planning, training, and public relations. Drena’s special interests include the application of indigenous evaluation models to all Native Alaskan programs and teaching grant writing to tribal members in Alaska.
Larry is Yup’ik and grew up in the village of Chefornak. He has worked in public health settings for over 16 years, both in the private sector and state government in grant management, public policy, cultural and educational programs, and capacity-building assistance programs. Larry has worked for federally-funded programs, facilitated mobilizing and collaborative initiatives for groups, coalitions, enhancing state, federal and tribal relations, and advocacy to ensure equity for tribal and communities of color in state and federal programs.
Taylor is a lifelong Alaskan. While spending most of his life in Anchorage, he lived in Utqiagvik for about 3 years. Having worked in technology, radio, and other media roles, he brings technical savvy and dynamism to his role. Taylor prioritizes clear, concise communication when training or problem solving, alongside maintaining an appealing social media presence, collating data and information, and refining the method to reach those who need assistance.