Outer Coast announces its Board of Advisors + new application deadline for Summer Seminar

14 February 2019

We’re extending the Summer Seminar application deadline to February 22.

Know someone who’s a fit for the Summer Seminar? Nominate them!

We already have 61 nominations; we’d love for yours to be the 62nd.

More news on the Summer Seminar to come!


We’re also thrilled to announce our Board of Advisors:

Bruce Botelho, former Alaska attorney general and mayor of Juneau

Nicole Borromeo, exec. VP, Alaska Federation of Natives

Lisa Busch, ED, Sitka Sound Science Center

Ed Cohen, president, Carlin Ventures

Anne Fadiman, author and essayist (The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, among other works)

Laurie Hummel, major general, U.S. Army and former adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard

Lena Jacobs, consultant

David Neidorf, president, Deep Springs College

Joe Nelson, chairman, Sealaska

L. Jackson Newell, former president, Deep Springs College

Alana Peterson, ED, Spruce Root

Brian Rogers, former chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Janelle Vanasse, superintendent, Mt. Edgecumbe High School

These folks have been advising and supporting us over the course of the project, some even since our humble beginnings back in 2015.


We’re grateful to continue to benefit from their ongoing counsel and guidance.

Thanks as always,

The Outer Coast team

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