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Our team is dedicated to advancing ACF’s mission, providing excellent customer service, and being trustworthy stewards of our donors’ charitable dollars. We bring our passion for Alaska’s causes and people to work every day, and are committed to collaborating with others to help address community needs across the state.

You can use the links below to view our bios and learn more about who we are, what we do, and some of the causes we care about.

Current Staff Members

Nina Kemppel

President & CEO

907-274-6702

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Elizabeth Miller

VP of Development and Communications

907-249-6611

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Kevin Gray, CFO

Chief Financial Officer

907-274-6703

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Katie St. John

VP of Programs & Grants

907-249-6617

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Mariko Sarafin

Senior Affiliate Program Officer

907-249-6609

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Jess Rude

Operations Manager

907-274-6706

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Jessie Lavoie

Pick.Click.Give. Program Manager

907-249-6616

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Christina Fenner

Communications Manager

907-274-6707

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Lindsey Hajduk

Affiliate Program Officer

907-274-6708

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Janel Hodge

Accounting Manager

907-274-6705

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David Rurik

Philanthropy Advisor

907-249-6646

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Stefanie O’Brien

Program Officer of Grants and Scholarships

907-274-6710

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Julianne Wilson

Executive Assistant

907-274-6715

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Anna Paine

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

907-334-6700

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Deborah Fachko

Staff Accountant

907-249-6614

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Sara Chapell

Chilkat Valley CF Program Manager

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Julie Reynolds

Cordova CF Program Manager

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Sally Kieper

Golden Heart CF Program Manager

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Christie Seay

Jessica Stevens CF Program Manager

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Hadassah Knight

Kenai Peninsula Foundation Program Manager

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Katie Chapel

Ketchikan CF Program Manager

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Brianna Cooper

Kodiak CF Program Manager

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Erin Dwyer

Palmer CF Program Manager

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Joni Johnson

Petersburg CF Program Manager

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Amy Hankins

Seward CF Program Manager

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Robin Sherman

Sitka Legacy Foundation Program Manager

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