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Chancellor's Cabinet


Leadership at UAS is built on a collaborative model that includes top administrators from the three campuses as well as faculty, staff and students in leadership positions. Several regional planning and management groups assist in the development and implementation of policies and initiatives, and participate in the day-to-day operation of the university. These include the Chancellor's Cabinet, Provost Council, Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory CommitteeStudent Success Coordinating Committees, governance group, and the regional Teaching Learning and Technology Roundtable (TLTR).

The work of the Executive Cabinet, composed of the four members of the executive leadership team, is augmented by monthly meetings of the Chancellor's Cabinet, which includes a broader range of members: academic deans, campus directors, president of Faculty Senate, representatives of Staff Council and Student Government, directors of major divisions, and administrative managers of academic, student services and business support services.


DepartmentCabinet Representative
Chancellor’s Office
  • Dr. Karen Carey, Interim Chancellor
  • Ronalda Cadiente Brown, Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Native Programs
  • Keni Campbell, Executive Assistant / Public Information Officer
  • Lynne Johnson, Development & Alumni Relations Director
  • Romee McAdams, Coordinator, Office of Equity and Compliance / Title IX
Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Karen Carey, Provost
  • Maren Haavig, Vice Provost
  • Kristen Handley, Institutional Effectiveness Director
School of Arts & Sciences
  • Dr. Tom Thornton, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences / Vice Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Maren Haavig, Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences
  • Noëlle Gangle, Administrative Manager
School of Career Education
  • Pete Traxler, Executive Dean of the School of Career Education
  • Lindy Carroll, Administration & Operations Manager
Alaska College of Education
  • Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the Alaska College of Education
  • Louisa Cryan, Administrative Manager
Ketchikan Campus
  • Dr. Priscilla Schulte, Ketchikan Campus Director
Sitka Campus
  • Dr. Paul Kraft, Sitka Campus Director
Egan Library
  • Elise Tomlinson, Regional Library Services Director
Administrative Services
  • Michael Ciri, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
  • Jon Lasinski, Business Services Director
  • Julie Vigil, Budget, Grants & Contracts Director
  • Nathan Leigh, Facilities Director
  • Ryan Sand, Emergency Management Planner
Enrollment Management
  • Lori Klein, Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
  • Trisha Lee, Registrar
  • Jackie Wilson, Dean of Students & Campus Life
  • Nathan Bodenstadt, Director of Housing & Campus Life
  • Janelle Cook, Financial Aid Director
  • Lori Klein, Interim Recruitment, Admissions & Advising Director
  • Mae Delcastillo, Administrative Manager
  • Dr. David Noon, Faculty Senate President
  • David Felts, Staff Council President