The Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Dietetics & Nutrition Division Advisory Committee plays a key role in shaping UAA’s culinary and hospitality programming. Made up of business owners, alumni, industry professionals, and educators, the committee consults with division leadership to ensure training is relevant, excellent, and aligned with national accreditation standards.


Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Dietetics & Nutrition Division

Bill Dugdale, Committee Chair - Center Management Services

Tim Doebler, University of Alaska Anchorage

Wendy Bronson, Food Services of America

Clayton Damm, UAA Alumnus - Hotel Captain Cook

Kirsten Dixon, Owner/Operator Within the Wild Adventure Co.

Laile Fairbairn, Snow City Cafe/Spenard Roadhouse

Maggie Kelly, UAA Culinary Arts Adjunct Instructor

Chef Rob Kineen, UAA Alumnus

Elizabeth Johnston, AVTEC, Seward, Alaska

Michael Roddey, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College, Hutchinson Institute of Technology