Board of Directors

Joan Travostino - President
Attorney, K&L Gates in Anchorage. Long-distance hiker.

Emily Lescak - Vice President, Education
PhD candidate, Fisheries (UAA). Outdoor enthusiast, education proponent.

Mike Goodwin - Vice President, Facilities and Trails
Retired from 30 years with National Park Service and Alaska State Parks as ranger, park operations, and park superintendent. Consulting outdoor recreation planner, URS Corp. Hiker, skier.

Toby Allen - Treasurer
Data Manager, Municipality of Anchorage. Cyclist, skier.

Kevin Turinsky
Associate Portfolio Manager for McKinley Capital Management, LLC.  Life-long Alaskan, Regional Brevet Administrator for the Randonneurs USA, avid outdoor adventurer.

Kevin Banks
Sr. Manager, Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources. Economist. Hiker. Outdoor enthusiast.

Andrea Fountain
Environmental educator/Trailside Discovery Camp. Active backcountry skier, hiker, peak scrambler.

Michael Henrich
Massage therapist (private practice through Alaska Club), hiker and backcountry skier.

Heather Hanson
Civil/structural engineer for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (Anchorage). Avid backcountry skier.

Jesse Huff
Renewable energy specialist. Former hut site manager, Yosemite National Park. Outdoor enthusiast.


Tom Callahan - Executive Director.

Scott Kugel - Outreach Coordinator
Geologist. Lifelong Alaskan and outdoor enthusiast.

Information for Prospective Board Members

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