The VOA Board of Directors during a meeting

Board of Directors

VOA Alaska is guided by a passionate team of community leaders and accomplished professionals.

Board Chair | Former Partner, Vend Alaska (Retired)
Board Vice Chair | Business Owner & Real Estate Investor
Board Treasurer | Manager of Audit & Taxation, Thomas Head & Greisen
Board Secretary | Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Providence Alaska Medical Center
Vice President of Social Marketing, Northwest Strategies
Area President, Alaska, iHeart Media
Headshot of Jackie Engebretson
Director of Behavioral Health, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Headshot of Kate Weisler
Alaska Logistics Manager, Schlumberger Technology Inc
Headshot of Kim Kovol
Commissioner, Alaska Department of Family and Community Services
Headshot of Lee Post
Owner, PostMarks, LLC; Retired, Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Headshot of Lonnie Ridgeway
Owner, Ridgeway Family Business LLC
Headshot of Maria Hernandez
Principal, Steller Secondary School
Marketing Director, GCI

Join Our Board!

Are you passionate about the wellbeing of youth in Alaska?

Do you want to be a part of providing help and hope?

Do you enjoy advocating for others and making connections to support the community?

Are you ready to join us in giving youth safe spaces to grow and reach their potential?

If you answered yes, consider applying to join the VOA Alaska Board of Directors today. Through your service, you will become part of a 40+ year legacy of helping Alaskans in need.  We are seeking applications from individuals who reflect the diverse populations our services reach. This diversity of perspectives, experiences, and access to resources will ensure VOA continues to reflect the community of those we serve.

Hear from current Board Members on why they serve...