Board of Directors


Pictured above: Members of the Alaska World Affairs Council Board of Directors and staff with Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Norway’s Ambassador to the USA.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Eric Pickett
David Ramseur
Alice Rogoff
Gabrielle Rubenstein
Sheila Selkregg
Landry Signe
Deborah Smith
Shirley Mae Springer Staten
William Theuer
Andre Thorn
Philip Todd
Greg Wolf
Alex Wong


Chair: Deborah Smith
Vice Chair: Ian Dutton
Treasurer: Gary Dixon
Secretary: Dale Cope


Rod Finkle
Carolyn Rader
Phyllis Smith


2016-2017 Committees*

Standing Committees –
Board Development & Finance

Ad Hoc Committees –
World Wiz
Military Outreach

*To learn more about the committees and how to get involved, contact Deputy Director, Alyssa Bish. You do not need to be a member of the Board of Directors to participate on a committee.

Current AKWorld Board of Directors  – Access the internal communications page here.