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11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)

Juneau, AK 99801

Vickie Williams

Interim Dean, School of Management, Associate Professor of Accounting

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

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 103

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

Administration

Valentina V. Gouk

Administrative Manager

Phone: 796-6202 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

School of Management

Novatney Bldg, Rm 103

Juneau Campus

Mon - Fri: 9 AM to 5 PM

Sarah Schaefer

Student Advising Coordinator

Phone: 796-6402 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

School of Management

Novatney Bldg, Rm 109

Juneau Campus

Katy Jordan

Community Outreach Coordinator

Phone: 796-6477 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

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Barb C. Degata

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 796-6409 Fax: 796-6383

Email:

Business and Accounting  

Phones

Information: 796-6402

Toll Free: 800-478-9069

Fax: 796-6549
Toll Free Fax: 877-465-6549

Email

Address

Novatney Bldg

11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)

Juneau, AK 99801

John Blanchard

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: 796-6340 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

School of Management

Novatney Bldg, Rm 121

Juneau Campus

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

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 109

Juneau Campus

Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science - Accounting

University of Alaska Southeast, Master of Business Administration

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants

National Community Tax Coalition

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

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)
CGMA - AICPA
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.

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.

Charla A. Brown

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

Phone: 796-6310 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 111

Juneau Campus

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Social Psychology (Ph.D.) - Brigham Young University
  • Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.S.) - Lamar University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.) - Lamar University
  • Strategic Growth & Change Management - Business Case Study, Backcountry.com
  • Gender Role Behaviors - Dissertation, Brigham Young University
  • Team Behaviors - Thesis, Lamar University
  • Global Trends/Influences - Correlation Department - Corporation for the President
  • Qualitative Analysis - Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment - Brigham Young University
  • Success Factors - Public Engagement - Lamar University
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Board Member, University Relations (Juneau)
  • Academy of Management - Member
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society for Management Educators (OBTS) - Member
  • Utah Women’s Higher Education Network (UWHN) - Board Member & Chair of Communications & Marketing Committee.
  • Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters - Session Moderator, Business Division - 2013 Annual Conference
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (BBA)
  • Principles of Human Resource Management (BBA)
  • Labor-Management Relations (BBA)
  • Business & Society (BBA)
  • Executive Development (MBA)
  • Markets & Marketing (MBA/BBA)
  • Organizational Effectiveness (BBA)
  • Organizational Change (MBA/BBA)
  • Leadership (MBA)
  • Alignment of Strategy, Structure, Processes, People, and Rewards (MBA)
  • International Context Tour to China (MBA)
  • Business Plan Thesis Projects (MBA/BBA)

Leadership Experience:

  • Department Chair - University of Alaska Southeast - School of Management - Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship (2013-Present)
  • Principal Consultant (Founder & Owner) - Northern Solstice Advisors (2010 - Present)
  • Vice President - Career Step - Provo, UT (2010)
  • Division Director - Backcountry.com (Liberty Media) - Park City, UT (2005-2009)
  • Program Manager - Devon Energy/Ocean Energy - Oklahoma City, OK/Houston, TX (2001-2003, 2009)
  • Manager - Enron - Houston, TX (1997-2001)
  • Manager - Continental Airlines - Houston, TX (1995-1997)

Honors & Achievements:

  • Alfred P. Sloan, Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, Honorable Mention Award 
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award for Large Businesses, State of Utah & American Psychological Association
  • A.P.S., Inc., Individual Special Performance Bonus Award in Human Resources 
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society            

Global Exposure:

Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico, Scotland, St. Martin/St Maarten, Switzerland

Ljubomir "LJ" Medenica

Assistant Professor of Management

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

Email:

SOM: Business

Novatney Bldg, Rm 107

Juneau Campus

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

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).

Lola Foss

Adjunct Faculty of Accounting

Phone: 723-5908 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

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

Laura Achee

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: 907-632-1238 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

Ryan Anderson

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: (801) 362-4002 Second Phone: 1 (800) 478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

MBA, Westminster College

Dustin Hofeling

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: 727-0284 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Haley Johnson

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: (770) 765-2142 Second Phone: 1 (800) 478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

MBA, Marketing, University of Texas at Arlington

Shane Leavitt

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

Phone: 957-0208 Second Phone: 1 (800) 478-9069

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

MBA, University of Utah

Director of Operations, Juneau Empire

Dr. Ivan Show

Adjunct Faculty of Business and Public Administration

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

Email:

SOM: Business

Juneau Campus

Information Systems  

Phones

Information: 796-6402

Toll Free: 800-478-9069

Juneau fax: 796-6549
Toll Free Fax: 877-465-6549

Email

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Novatney Bldg

11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)

Juneau, AK 99801

Colleen McKenna

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Phone: 796-6349 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Information Systems

Novatney Bldg, Rm 113

Juneau Campus

Web Foundations, Web Authoring

Tim Powers

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Phone: 796-6341 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Information Systems

Novatney Bldg, Rm 117

Juneau Campus

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

Introductory Network Administration, Advanced Network Administration

Eve Dillingham

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Phone: 796-6355 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Information Systems

Novatney Bldg, Rm 125

Juneau Campus

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

Computer Applications

Timothy "Tim" Powers Jr.

Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems

Phone: 321-8961 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Information Systems

Juneau Campus

Elizabeth Hoffman

Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems

Phone: 209-5543 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Information Systems

Juneau Campus

Master of Public Administration  

Phones

Information: 796-6402

Toll Free: 800 478-9069

Fax: 796-6549
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Novatney Bldg

11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)

Juneau, AK 99801

Kathy DiLorenzo

Assistant Professor of Public Administration & MPA Director

Phone: 796-6418 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

School of Management

Novatney Bldg, Rm 129

Juneau Campus

Doctor of Arts in Political Science–2007
Idaho State University MPA –2004
Idaho State University BS Political Science – 2001 

Kathy DiLorenzo grew up in the Western states of Nevada, California, Washington, and Idaho, and is particularly interested in western and rural issues. She is currently completing her Doctor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration and Public Law from Idaho State University. She completed her Masters of Public Administration in 2004. While completing her education Kathy worked as the primary quantitative analyst for Partners for Prosperity, non-profit organization that acquired a substantial grant to study and eradicate poverty in the 16-county region of Southeastern Idaho. Her areas of research include the bureaucracy, constitutional and public law, poverty, minority and at-risk populations.

James E. Powell

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Phone: 907-209-5676

Email:

Lindsey J. Doctorman

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Novatney Bldg

Juneau Campus

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

Peggy Weaver

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

Phone: (907) 586-1312 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Juneau Campus

Kelly Donnelly

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

Phone: 947-2610 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Juneau Campus

Cathy LeCompte

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

Phone: 786-4084 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Juneau Campus

Sara Lawson

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

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

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Juneau Campus

Sara Lawson, MPA, CFRE
Consultant, Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Sara is passionate about the role that mission-driven organizations can play in strengthening communities. As a consultant, she brings a collaborative, analytical, and strategic approach to board development, capacity building, fund development, and leadership coaching for small-to-midsized nonprofit organizations in Alaska and Washington. Sara’s expertise is derived from 15+ years’ experience in a range of community  benefit organizations, including the arts, higher education, health care, and public radio. She has served as  executive director, program staff, committee chair, front-line volunteer, and board member.
 
In addition to consulting, Sara teaches graduate-level courses at Seattle University and the University of Alaska Southeast, including classes in Boards and Volunteers and Nonprofit Governance. She obtained her MPA from the University of Alaska Southeast, and a BA in Psychology from Trinity College. She serves on the board of Arts Corps, and volunteers with Catholic Community Services and 501 Commons.

Maria Weeg

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

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

Email:

SOM: Public Administration

Juneau Campus

Emeritus Faculty

Richard Hacker

Professor of Law Science, Emeritus

Phone: (719) 783-0402 Second Phone: 1-800-478-9069

Email:

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