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UAS Evening at Egan Speaker Jason Gootee to present “Health Insurance in Alaska,” November 5

Gootee will provide a look at the 2022 environment for health insurance in Alaska

Juneau, Alaska

Date of Press Release: November 2, 2021

Jason Gootee
Jason Gootee

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues this Friday, November 5 at 7 pm with a virtual presentation by Jason Gootee. Gootee will provide a look at the 2022 environment for health insurance in Alaska. Gootee has worked for more than 15 years in the health insurance industry and is widely recognized as a thought leader and civic influencer, deeply committed to helping communities transform the way they provide and pay for healthcare. He currently serves as Vice President of Strategic Market Development at Moda Partners, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the UA Foundation Board of Directors.

This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Evening at Egan events will be offered virtually using Zoom. The full line-up of speakers and registration links is currently live on the Evening at Egan website. Once registered, a link is provided to the participant. After each event, the lectures are posted to the UAS YouTube channel. These videos can also be accessed via the website, with the button for each lecture changing its label from “free registration” to “watch video.”

Upcoming speakers:

  • November 12 — “Alaska Native Success Initiative” with Dr. Pearl Brower, UA Senior Advisor for Alaska Native Success, Institutional Diversity, and Student Engagement and Ronalda Cadiente Brown, UAS Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Native Programs, as well as the Director of the PITAAS Program (Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska's Schools)
  • November 19 — “I too yei yatee - It is within you: Generational Trauma & Resiliency” with Renee Tl'aagunk Culp, Juvenile Justice Coordinator, Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Updates for the lectures series can be found on the Evening at Egan website. Lectures can be watched live or recorded on the UAS YouTube channel.

Press Release Contact

Keni Campbell
University of Alaska Southeast
(907) 796-6509