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11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)

Juneau, AK 99801

Anselm Staack

Associate Professor of Accounting

Phone: 796-6364 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 119

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/som/mpa/index.html

BA - Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
(Economics, Accounting & Business Admin.)
MBA - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Keenan-Flagler  School of Business
JD - University of Arizona at Tucson
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Member Alaska Bar (Attorney)

Anselm's experience includes positions as the Chief Financial Officer for the Alaska Retirement Systems, Dep. Commissioner Dept. of Administration, CFO and CIO in a managed Hospital Corporation of America hospital, Alaska Treasury Comptroller, Legislative Audit and Computer Audit Manager, Controller for the City & Borough of Juneau, Senior Auditor with an International CPA Firm.

He will be involved in instructing a variety of upper and lower division courses (Principles of Accounting, Computer Automated Accounting, Auditing, Governmental Accounting), and will also instruct  in graduate level courses (MBA Finance Seminar, Public Financial Management).  Anselm has previously taught courses for UAS at various times since 1975 as an adjunct instructor in accounting and business subjects.

Vickie Williams

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: 796-6363 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 107

Juneau Campus

Fordham University - MBA Finance
Pennsylvania State University - BS Accounting

Certifications
Certified Public Accountant (New York)
Chartered Global Management Accountant

Williams, V. and Starnes, L. “Audit Selection: Increasing the Efficiency of Sales Tax Administration.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of Allied Academies Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies. (1997).

Williams, V.L. “Catch Me If You Can.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies International Academy for Case Studies. (1997).

Dye, J.L. and Williams, V.L. “Testing the Quality of Environmental Disclosures”.
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies Academy of Accounting and Finance. (1997)

Dye, J.L. and Williams, V.L. “Down with the Titanic.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies International Academy for Case Studies. (1996).

Dye, J.L. and Williams, V.L. “The Case of the Refried Bean.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the International Academy for Case Studies. (1996)

Williams, V.L. and Dye, J.L. “Going Concern Determinations: User Expectations Versus Reality.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies Academy of Accounting and Finance. (1996)

Dye, J.L. and Williams, V.L. “What a Waster: The Theory and Reality of Environmental Cleanup.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies Academy of Accounting and Finance. (1996)

Dye, J.L. and Williams, V.L. “A Case of Fowl Play.”
Accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the Allied Academies International Academy for Case Studies. (1996).

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants (AKCPA)
Glacier Swim Club Board

Currently Teaching at UAS
Introduction to Accounting I and II
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I and II
Computer Automated Accounting

Awards

UAS Faculty Excellence in Advising, 2013

Lifetime Achievement Award for Accounting Excellence from Alaska Capital Chapter of Association of Government Accountants, 1999

Experience
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, AK - Assistant Professor of Accounting and Chair of Accounting Program

Williams Accounting Consulting Services, Juneau, AK: Provided accounting services and contract CFO work for small non-profits

City of Petersburg, Petersburg, AK - Acting Finance Director

City and Borough of Juneau, Juneau, AK – Deputy Treasurer

City and Borough of Juneau, Juneau, AK – Treasurer

Citicorp, New York, NY – Director of Financial Reporting and Systems for U.S. Consumer Banking Group

Citicorp, New York, NY – Assistant Director Financial Reporting U.S. Consumer Banking Group

Citicorp, New York, NY – Financial Analyst, Individual Bank Sector Financial Control

Arthur Andersen & Co., New York, NY – Auditor

Maren Haavig

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: 796-6353 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 115

Juneau Campus

Julie Hamilton

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: 796-6101 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069 Fax: 796-6383

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 121

Juneau Campus

Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science - Accounting

University of Alaska Southeast, Master of Business Administration

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

ACCT 100 Recordkeeping for Small Businesses

ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting

ACCT 310 Income Tax for Individuals

ACCT 311 Intermediate Accounting I

ACCT 312 Intermediate Accounting II

Licenses/Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (Alaska)

Chartered Global Management Accountant

Work Experience

Arthur Young, Phoenix, AZ, College Intern

Deloitte & Touche, Seattle, WA, Staff - Audit & Tax

Elgee, Rehfeld & Mertz, CPAs, Juneau, Staff - Audit & Tax

Wolfe & Hamilton, CPAs, Juneau, Owner

Juneau Youth Services, Juneau, Director of Finance

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Juneau, Controller

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Juneau, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Boyer

Associate Professor of Law Science

Phone: 796-6347 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069 Fax: 796-6383

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 105

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/som

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) University of Oregon School of Law (2000)

  • Master of Science-Management (MS-Mgt) Texas A&M Commerce (2011)

  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts (B.L.A.) University of Alaska Southeast (1997) magna cum laude

Mike has been a UAS student, staff member (research assistant), adjunct professor, and is currently Associate Professor of Law Sciences. He teaches a variety of courses using multiple formats and delivery methods and serves on a variety of university and community boards. He is married (Karina Reyes) with three children.

His research interests include legal ethics and interdisciplinary studies involving law and politics, law and literature, and legal history.

Michael L. Boyer, Atticus Looks At Fifty, 12 U.MD. L.J. Race, Religion, Gender & Class. 356 (2012) View 

Michael L. Boyer Confronting the Economic Problem of the ‘Free Lawyer': The Assumptions Behind an Unrestricted Cash Transfer in Lieu of the Legal Services Corporation, The Erasmus Journal of Law and Economics, April 2007

Michael L. Boyer, Survival Technique: Integrating a Legal Studies Minor Into Your Program, The Paralegal Educator vol. 19, No. 1,Winter 2005.

Clive S. Thomas, Michael L. Boyer & Ron Hrebenar, Interest Groups in State Court Elections: A New Era and Its Challenges, in Judicature vol. 87 No. 3, Nov-Dec. 2003 135 (2000).

Reprinted in Judicial Politics: Readings from Judicature 53 (Elliot Slotnick ed., 3d ed., Congressional Quarterly Press 2005)

Michael L. Boyer, Pro-And Anti-Gun Control Interest Groups, in Research Guide to U.S. And International Interest Group, 266 (Clive S. Thomas Editor (Praeger 2005).

Michael L. Boyer, Contract as Text: Interpretive Overlap in Law and Literature, 12 S. Cal. Interdisc. L. J. 167 (2003)

Numerous columns, letters, and conference papers in various print and online formats

Forthcoming Scholarship

Michael L. Boyer, Chapter 17 "The Judiciary" in Alaska Politics and Public Policy: The Dynamics of Beliefs, Institutions, Processes, Personalities and Power," Edited by Clive S. Thomas with Laura C. Savatgy. University of Alaska Press: Fairbanks Fall 2009/Winter 2010.

Clive S. Thomas & Michael L. Boyer, Chapter 5 "Intergovernmental Relations" in Alaska Politics and Public Policy: The Dynamics of Beliefs, Institutions, Processes, Personalities and Power," Edited by Clive S. Thomas with Laura C. Savatgy. University of Alaska Press: Fairbanks Fall 2009/Winter 2010.

Professor Boyer teaches Introduction to Law, Business Law, Torts Contracts, Legal Writing, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, and other law courses at UAS.

Professor Boyer received his B.L.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Alaska Southeast in 1997 and his J.D. from the University of Oregon in 2000 (top 15%). He is a member of the California Bar and on the UAS Alumni Board. Professor Boyer is a volunteer attorney in the summer months, and his hobbies include organic gardening and playing with his son, River.

Rick Wolk

Assistant Professor of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Phone: 796-6133 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069 Fax: 796-6383

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 109

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/som

  • Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, U.K.,  Ph.D. student

Research involves working with entrepreneurs in rural and remote Alaska to help them achieve significant growth and to similarly improve their business' ecological footprint.

  • Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, MBA, 1995

Triple major in Marketing, Organizational Behavior, and International Business

  • Northwestern University, School of Communications, Bachelor of Science, 1984

Communication Studies major.  Foreign Exchange program in London, England, included international communications practicum for UK National Committee for UNICEF.

  • Philips Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, graduate, 1979

Leeds Metropolitan University PhD candidate.
Research in the area of sustainability entrepreneurship in Alaska

"With the World Warming, Consider a Higher Degree", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 31, No. 11, 3/18/07

"Alaskan MBA's Worth their Weight in Gold", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 30, No. 31, 7/30/06

"SIFE Members Take the 2006 Mildred Hirsh Wealthbuilder Awards", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 30, No. 18, 4/30/06

"Ecological Economics Class Prepares State's Future leaders", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 30, No. 5, 1/29/06

"Taste-Test Strategies Before You Dive In", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 29, No. 31, 7/31/05

"Building the Nest for Entrepreneurs' Success", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 29, No. 5, 1/30/05

"The Mildred Hirsh Wealthbuilder Awards", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 28, No. 44, 10/31/04

"Alaska's Entrepreneurs Deserve Some Applause", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 28, No. 30, 7/26/04

"Growing and Exporting Alaska Entrepreneurs", Alaska Journal of Commerce, Vol. 28, No. 18, 5/03/04

Alaska Business Plan Competition (Co-organizer)

World Trade Center Alaska, Board member

University Economic Development Association, Board member

The Entrepreneurs and Mentors Network (Advisory Board)

Kellogg Alumni Club of Alaska (Regional Representative)

Southeast Conference (Economic Development Committee)

BA 151 Introduction to business

BA 311 Buyer Behavior

BA 343 Principles of Marketing

BA 427 Marketing and Entrepreneurial Financial Management

BA 446 Services Marketing

BA 485 New Business Ventures

Rick is an educator and an entrepreneur with experience in all aspects of running organizations that strive for management and marketing excellence.  In addition to a decade of teaching university students, Rick has also successfully managed business development, sales, marketing, human resources and administrative functions for intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial ventures; his experience includes P&L responsibility, general management, international business, new product development, and start-ups.  When he is not working, you will most likely find Rick in a kayak, on cross-country skis, or just hanging out with his wife, executive coach, accountant and business partner Bobbie Sue Wolk.

2006- Present    Assistant Professor, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, UAS, Juneau

2005- Present    Co-Owner, Rosewood, L.L.C. financial services, Juneau

2003-2006    Instructor, Management & Entrepreneurship, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Alaska

2003-2004    Director, Food Bank of Alaska, Anchorage

2004-2005    Executive Director, Alaska InvestNet, Anchorage

2003-2004    Governance Board member, Alaska InvestNet

2001-2003    Marketing Director, A.V.M. Software, New York

1998-            Director and Co-Owner, W2 Investments, Vancouver, British Columbia

1995-1998    President, Publisher & Marketing Director, Waterspout Communications, Vancouver, B.C.

1995             Publishing Director for Radio, TV & Cable, SRDS, Chicago

1985-1995    Marketing Manager and Account Executive, Group W Television Sales, Chicago and New York

1984-1985    Media Buyer & Planner, Leo Burnett Advertising, Chicago

Grants
Chancellor’s Special Project Grant recipient in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Additional Information
Certified Ice House Entrepreneurship Program facilitator
Visiting Professor, Danube University, Krems, Austria, October, 2005 & November, 2004
- Taught MBA Entrepreneurship/Venture Management class to European and Alaskan students.
Fellow, International Canadian Summer Institute, July, 2004
- Foreign Affairs Canada and the Canadian Consulate General’s educational and networking mission in British Columbia and the Yukon.

Speaking Engagements and Conferences
Co-presenter, “Entrepreneurial & Small Business Development”, International Economic Development Council, Basic Economic Development workshop, December 3, 2012,
Anchorage, Alaska
Co-presenter and co-organizer, 2011 and 2012 Alaska Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs. Anchorage, Alaska.
Presenter, “Entrepreneurship and Economic Development”, International Economic Development Council (IEDC), December 1, 2010. Anchorage, Alaska.
Presenter, “Triple Helix: Partnering in Economic Development”, Alaska Municipal League, November 18, 2010. Juneau, Alaska.
Presenter, “Social media and the diffusion of innovation”, Alaska State Chamber of Conference annual meeting, September 20, 2010. Juneau, Alaska.
Presenter and workshop facilitator, “The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Alaska”, Southeast Conference annual meeting, September 14, 2010. Petersburg, Alaska.
Moderator, Joint Faculty Senate & Administrative Leadership Retreat. FY 2012 Budget Overview. University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, Alaska, August 30, 2010
Presenter, Wrangell Alaska Business Expo, Marketing workshop, May 6, 2010.
Presenter, Petersburg Alaska Business Expo, Marketing workshop, May 8, 2010.
Co-Presenter, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, University of Alaska Anchorage, April 30- May 1, 2010.
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Year One Report Workshop, Seattle, Washington, February 17, 2010.
International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Entrepreneurship & Small Business Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, February 1-2, 2010. Workshop presenter: “Small Business Development” and “Financing and Equity Options for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses.”
Juneau Economic Development Council, Business Resource Expo, Juneau, Alaska, February 3, 2010. Workshop presenter: “Juneau Marketing Smorgasbord.”
Alaska North Slope Marketplace, "How to Market Your Business" workshop, Ilisagvik College, Barrow, Alaska, April 16-17, 2009
Rural Outreach Program for Entrepreneurs: Sustainable business in Southeast Alaska, Wrangell, Alaska, January 28, 2009
State of Alaska, Tourism Mentorship Assistance Program: Marketing 101- Who are your customers and your target audience? Anchorage, Alaska, January 20, 2009
Rural Outreach Program for Entrepreneurs: Sustainable business in Southeast Alaska, Prince of Wales Island (Klawock), Alaska, January 13, 2009
Alaskan entrepreneurship presentation, University of Alaska Center for Economic Development, Anchorage, Alaska, October 2008
Alaskan entrepreneurship presentation, Southeast Conference annual meeting, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada, September 2008
UAS Staff Development Day "Organizational Sustainability" presenter, May 2008
Sustainable Development Research Centre 4th Annual International Conference, October 31- November 1st, 2007, Inverness, Scotland. Presented research paper on social end ecological entrepreneurship in rural Alaska.
First World Symposium on Sustainable Entrepreneurship, July 15-17, 2007, Leeds, U.K. Presenter and panelist.
1st Juneau Roundtable on Climate Change, Juneau, Alaska, April 21, 2007, Organizer and moderator.
KTOO Radio interview, Juneau, Alaska, April 18, 2005, "1st Juneau Business Roundtable on Climate Change"
University of Alaska Southeast Faculty Development Seminar, "Incorporating SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) into Online Marketing Classes", April 6, 2007
University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Spring Forum on Sustaining Culture, Community & Environment, March, 2007, "Eco-Entrepreneurship"
Business Without Borders, Whitehorse, Yukon (Canada), February, 2005, Speaker "A Checklist for Investors Making Sound Investments in Early Stage Businesses"

Awards and recognitions
Sigma Beta Delta society. Selected for membership in recognition of high scholastic achievement on April 8, 2006 and appointed President of the Alaska Pacific University chapter. Sigma Beta Delta is an international honor society in business, management and administration.

Ljubomir "LJ" Medenica

Assistant Professor of Management

Phone: 796-6409 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 123

Juneau Campus

MBA and B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia. (Academic Equivalency Evaluated and Verified in the US)

PhD Candidate – California Coast University

UAS Adjunct Faculty 2010-2013, Assistant Professor 2013-Present

  • BA 166 – Small Business Management;
  • BA 201 – Management and Supervision;
  • BA 232 – Organizational Management;
  • BA 260 – Marketing Practices;
  • BA 360 – Business Organizations (and Corporate Governance);
  • BA 462 – Capstone – Strategic Management;
  • BA 465 – Strategic Marketing and Management for Non-Profit;
  • BA 487 – International Business;
  • BA 490 – The Political and Social Environment of Business;
  • BA 498 – Business Research;
  • BA 655 – Strategic Management (Mid-Capstone);
  • BA 690 – Business Administration Capstone.

ECPD – European Center for Peace and Development

  • International MBA Course – Corporate Governance

Awards

UAS - Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award for 2011-2012 Academic Year.

Work Experience

  • Western Washington University (WWU), Bellingham, Washington – Director of Organizational and Professional Development (2013);
  • United Nation Development Program (UNDP) – Chief Technical Advisor, Lead Management Consultant, Corporate Trainer; Montenegro (2010-2013);
  • RHS Smith Dist. (Conoco-Phillips), Director of Business Development, Washington, 2002-2009;
  • LeMaster and Daniels, PLLC, Senior Management Consultant,  Washington, 2000-2001;
  • LJ Medenica Consulting, LLC, Founder and Owner; (1996-Present).

Early Career:

  • Deloitte& Touche Consulting, Central/Eastern Europe, Belgrade; Director, Strategy Consulting;
  • Economic Institute, Belgrade, Director, Consulting Services;
  • International Engineering Projects – Project Manager (various companies and countries).

Sherry Hassell

Adjunct Faculty of Accounting

Phone: 952-6304 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Julie Pierce

Adjunct Faculty of Accounting

Phone: 796-6409 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Alexis Amstutz

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: 796-6409 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Dr. Kristy D Smith

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: (253) 486-2962 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Cynthia L. Rogers

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: 786-7602 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069 Fax: 796-6383

Email:

Juneau Campus

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