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UAS Business Advisory Council

The mission of the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA) is to facilitate student learning of core business and public administration concepts which can be applied in the real world, providing a solid foundation for success in the public or private sectors.


David ByrneNorthrim BankVice President, Commercial Loan Officer
Glory ScaranoHuna Totem CorporationChief Financial Officer
Valerie MertzAlaska Permanent Fund CorporationChief Financial Officer
Ben ShierState of AlaskaActing Deputy, Chief Information Officer
Patty HickokNANA Development Corp.Senior Director of HR Operations
Brian HolstJuneau Economic Development CouncilExecutive Director
Craig JennisonTEMSCO Helicopters IncVP of Tours and Marketing
Chris LaValleeAlaska Permanent Fund CorporationSenioro Portfolio Accountant II
Alana PetersonSpruce RootExecutive Director
Dallas HargraveCity and Borough of JuneauDirector of Human Resources and Risk Management
Dan RobinsonState of Alaska Dept. of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentChief of Research and Analysis
Karen TarverElgee RehfeldPartner
Carin SilkaitisUAS School of Arts & SciencesDean
Maren HaavigUniversity of Alaska SoutheastProvost
Craig JennisonTEMSCO HelicoptersPrivate Business
Kristy SmithUAS School of Arts & SciencesDepartment Chair, Business & Public Administration