AEDC Board of Directors

2019 AEDC Board of Directors Voting Members

Lynn Rust Henderson, AEDC Chair
Vice President of Sales and Service, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska

Vice Chair
David Knapp, BP Alaska

Secretary/Treasurer
Michael Huston, Northrim Bank

Immediate Past Chair
Raquel Edelen, Hotel Captain Cook

Executive Committee At-Large Member
Steve Noble, DOWL

Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines
Martin Bettis, Signature Flight Support
Michael Prozeralik, KPB Architects
Laura Edmondson, Bering Straits Native Corporation
Peter Pounds, GCI
Julie Taylor,Alaska Regional Hospital
Garret Wong, Capital Management Benefit Corporation
Charles Grimm, BAC Transportation
Dave Cavitt, Alaska Furniture Enterprises
Lon Wilson, The Wilson Agency

Ex-Officio Members

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz

Chris Schutte, Executive Director, Office of Economic and Community Development

Forrest Dunbar, Assembly Member

Eric Croft, Assembly Member

Investors Council

Beth Barnes, Alaska Communications

Logan Birch, Alaska Growth Capital

Dr. Deena Bishop, Anchorage School District

Chris Brown, AT&T Alaska

Bruce Bustamante, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

Larry Cash, RIM Architects

Greg Carr, Merrill Lynch

Michael Catsi, AIDEA

Larry Cooper, TDX Corp.

William Dann, Professional Growth Systems

Gregory Deal, Wells Fargo

Jason Feekin, First National Bank Alaska

Kenny Gill, Matson

Carol Gore, Cook Inlet Housing Authority

Jim Hasle, BDO

Mary K. Hughes, University of Alaska

David Karp, Northern Air Cargo

Dr. Karen Markel, University of Alaska Anchorage

Robert McNaughton, AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union

Sophie Minich, CIRI

Dennis L. Mitchell, Lynden International

Rachel Morse, Anchorage Downtown Partnership

Hans Neidig, ExxonMobil Corp.

Tennys B. Owens, Original AEDC Incorporator

Andy Pennington, Anchorage Daily News

Rick Pollock, Lynden International

John Rense, Girdwood 2020

Steve Ribuffo, Port of Anchorage

Debbie Rinckney, Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce

Paul Rusch, ConocoPhillips

Dr. Cathy Sandeen, University of Alaska Anchorage

Julie Saupe, Visit Anchorage

Ryan Schmittinger, Weidner Apartment Homes

Jack Sheppard, Walsh Sheppard

Preston Simmons, Providence Health System

Mark Spafford, Solid Waste Services

Tim Sullivan, Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility

Tim Sullivan, Alaska Railroad Corp.

Jim Szczezniak, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Tim Vig, Stantec