| ||Jane Angvik has been involved in Alaska public life since 1973. She has served as elected member of the Anchorage Municipal Assembly, the Anchorage Charter Commission and has also been a candidate for the office of Lieutenant Governor and Alaska State Representative. |
Professionally, Ms. Angvik has worked in public policy development as the Director of the Alaska Division of Land and Commissioner of the Alaska Department Commerce and Economic Development as well as a staff member within the Office of the Governor. Ms. Angvik has also been employed as the President of the Alaska Native Foundation, General Manager of the Alaska Native Heritage Center and the Executive Director of Alaska 20/20 for the Alaska Humanities Forum. Since 2001 she has managed her own consulting firm specializing in community planning and Alaska research projects.
She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Rape Crisis Center - STAR, the Anchorage Women's Shelter - AWAIC, Public Radio-KSKA, the Alaska Conservation Voters and the Alaska Political Women's Caucus. In 1985 she was a Delegate to the International Women's Conference, in Beijing.
Jane is married to Vic Fischer and together they have raised their daughter Ruth, who is a '08 UAA graduate.
Ms. Angvik earned a BA in Community Planning from the University of Minnesota and an MA in Public Administration from Harvard.