Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

NATALIE WATSON

Council Director nataliew@awareak.org

COLEEN HEDGLIN

Petersburg coleen@petersburgwave.org

BREANNA STEWART

Juneau, Haines & Gustavus breannas@awareak.org

RACHEL LEBBY

Fairbanks preventioncoordinator@iacnvl.org

MARCEE GRAY

Homer gray@havenhousealaska.org

CHERYL ELESHANSKY

Cordova celeshansky@cordovafamilyresourcecenter.org

YAITZA RESTO

Ketchikan & Metlakatla yaitza.r@wishak.org

HANNAH BOGDAN

Valdez preventionavv@gmail.com

ALYSHA RICHARDSON

Unalaska alysha.rachelle@gmail.com

EMMA THOMPSON

Sitka & Kake GOTR@safv.org

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Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.

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