32nd Legislature(2021-2022)

Poverty & Opportunity Task Force HOUSE

House Poverty & Opportunity Task Force



Other Committee
  • Loren Peterson, Chairman/Pres., Azachorok Inc. (Alaska Native Claims Act Rep.)Public Member
  • Stephanie Wheeler, State Ombudsman, AK Long Term Care Ombudsman (Senior Citizen Rep.)Public Member
  • Ralph Townsend, Dir. of ISER, UAA (Economics Researcher)Public Member
  • David Parker, Dir., Center on Alcohol and Addiction, UAA (Pub. Health Researcher)Public Member
  • Lynette Ortolano, Exec. Dir., Kids Kupboard (Nonprofit Member)Public Member
  • Hannah Hill, Exec. Dir., Bread Line Inc. (Nonprofit Member)Public Member
  • Kirk Rose, CEO, Anchorage Community Land Trust (Nonprofit Member)Public Member
  • Justina Beagnyam, Dir. of Programming, AK Poor People's Campaign (Nonprofit Member)Public Member
  • Marlene McCabe, Lived Experience (Public Member)Public Member
  • Patrick Anderson, Exec. Dir., RurAL CAP (Public Member)Public Member
  • Tara Christiansen-Stiller, Dir. Resilience Initiative, AK Children's Trust (Pub. Member)Public Member
  • Karma Ulvi, Chief, Native Villiage of Eagle (Tribal Govt./Nonprofit)Public Member
  • Rose Panik, Tribal Administrator, Native Villiage of Wainwright (Tribal Govt./Nonprofit)Public Member
  • Melonie Boord, Social Services Dir., Sitka Tribe of Alaska (Tribal Govt./Nonprofit)Public Member
  • Greg Smith, Assembly Member, City & Borough of Juneau (Large Municipality Govt.)Public Member
  • Felix Rivera, Assembly Member, Municipality of Anchorage (Large Municipality Govt.)Public Member
  • Kira Eckenweiler, Mayor, City of Unalakleet (Small Municipality Govt.)Public Member
  • Chelsea Tremblay, Assembly Member, Petersburg Borough (Small Municipality Govt.)Public Member
  • Issa Spatrisano, AK Refugee Coordinator, Catholic Social Services (Refugee/Immigrant Rep)Public Member
  • Edwenia Brown, Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church (Faith Community)Public Member
  • Joel Alowa, Director, Behavioral Health, Maniilaq Association (Public Member)Public Member
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