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UAS Master of Public Administration Advisory Board

The MPA Advisory Board is formed for the purpose of providing guidance and support on the Master of Public Administration program development, and to achieve program quality and relevance, guiding our curricular decisions and program offerings.


Robert BarrDeputy City Manager, City & Borough of Juneau
Brian HolstExecutive Director, Juneau Economic Development Council
Richard PetersonPresident, Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
Hilary ShookDeputy Director, Alaska Fire Service, US Bureau of Land Management
Marc WheelerCBJ Assembly Member, Former Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Private Business Owner
Kate HillenbrandAlaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE)
Geoff WoodhouseUAS MPA Alumni and Owner, Woodhouse Business Consulting, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Carin SilkaitisDean of the UAS School of Arts & Sciences