The University of Alaska Foundation welcomed five well-known Alaskans onto
its Board of Trustees and elected five officers at its December 2013 annual
New Officers 2014
Susan Anderson of Anchorage, president and chief executive officer of The
CIRI Foundation, was elected chair, while Jim Johnsen of Fairbanks, senior
vice-president of human resources and process transformation with Alaska
Communications, was elected vice chair. Karen Polley, owner of Stone Soup
Alaska Designs in Juneau, was elected secretary. Officers will serve in
their respective positions until November 2015.
Trustees elected to serve through 2016
Cynthia Cartledge of Anchorage, shareholder of Wohlforth, Brecht, Cartledge
& Brooking, APC; Linda Hulbert of Fairbanks, agent for New York Life
Insurance; Amy Humphreys of Seattle, Wash., president and chief executive
officer of Icicle Seafoods, Inc.; and Cary Keller of Fairbanks, medical
director of Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedics Fairbanks. Karen Polley of
Juneau, owner Stone Soup Alaska Designs was re-elected for a second term.
The UA Foundation Board of Trustees consists of elected and emeritus
members from across Alaska; appointed trustees including UA President Pat
Gamble and Chancellors Tom Case (UAA), Brian Rogers (UAF) and John Pugh
(UAS); as well as UA regent appointees Mary K. Hughes of Anchorage and
Fuller Cowell of Fairbanks.
The University of Alaska Foundation is a private nonprofit corporation
established in 1974 to solicit, manage and invest donations for the
exclusive benefit of the University of Alaska.