Information for Prospective Board Members




Board of Directors

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

Dawn Groth - Vice President, Organization and Membership
Registered nurse / health educator. Avid Cyclist. Skier, hiker, backcountry knitter.

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

Charlie Barnwell - Secretary
Consulting GIS specialist/GIS manager in Anchorage.  Planner.  Life-long Alaskan, backcountry skier, trail enthusiast.

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.

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.

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


John Wolfe Jr. - Executive Director.
Co-author of 55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska, senior environmental planner, HDR Alaska, Inc. Skier, runner, hiker.

Laura Bartholomae - Outreach Coordinator for Alaska Huts.
Community Organizer for conservation non-profits. Backcountry skier, runner.


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