The Career & Technical Education Department Advisory Committees are made up of business owners, alumni, industry professionals, and educators. The committees consult with department leadership to ensure training is relevant, excellent, and aligned with industry standards.

 

Career & Technical Education Department

Bachelor of Science, Technology

Gerry Andrews, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Belinda Breaux, Breaux Leadership Solutions*

Doug Desorcie, Prince William Sound Community College

Gary Gernstein, GCI

John Hakala, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship Training

Joe Hess, University of Alaska Anchorage/Student

Paula Martin, Kenai Peninsula College

Ray Shepard, Kakivik Asset Management

JoAnna Tomuro, BP

Todd Wolfe, University of Alaska Anchorage/Student

*Advisory Committee Chair


Retail Management Certificate

Heidi Carlson, TAA Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Jodey Ellis-Spansel, Apparel Coordinator/Alaska, Fred Meyer

Laurie Fuglvog, Employment Security Analyst III - ACT Licensed WorkKeys Job Profiler, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Brad Gillespie, Regional Manager - Alaska Job Centers, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Jeff Hassler, Term Faculty/Career Coach, UAA Community & Technical College

Diane Kozak, Director, UAA Career Services Center

Marcia Olson, CTE Coordinator, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Jean Phimmasone, Recruiter, Careers at GCI

Cherie Phipps, Education Director, Western Association of Food Chains

Bob Ripley, General Manager, CostCo

Keri Rochon, Training Specialist, Carrs-Safeway

Jeri Rubin, Term Faculty, UAA College of Business and Public Policy

Eric Scherf, District Manager, Walgreens

Jeff Selvey, ACT-On Project Grant Manager, UAA Community & Technical College

Stephen Strom, Associate Dean, Extended Studies & Workforce Development, UAA Community & Technical College

Sousy Tolentino, Human Resources Manager, Nordstrom