2024 Conference Speakers

September 25-27 | Wedgewood Resort, Fairbanks

Theme: Building Community
Partner: Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center

Our Speakers

Amanda Lancaster

Curator of Collections
Alutiiq Museum

Rachel Boesenberg

Assistant Curator
Anchorage Museum

Gina Agron

Health Consultant
Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Consultation and Training (AKOSH C&T)

Amy Steffian

Chief Curator
Alutiiq Museum

Christine Carpenter

Designer and Project Manager

Selena Ortega-Chiolero

Museum Specialist
Chickaloon Village Traditional Council (CVTC)

Sarah Asper-Smith


Djuna Davidson

Director of Advancement
Alutiiq Museum

MoHagani Magnetek

University of Alaska Fairbanks
PhD Candidate, Artist, & Author

Bethany Buckingham Follett

Wasilla Museum & Visitor Center

Monica Garcia-Itchoak

Program Officer
Rasmuson Foundation

Mary Irvine

Curator of Statewide Services
Alaska State Museum

John Hagen

Curator of Indigenous Art and Initiatives
Anchorage Museum

Dr. Patrick Druckenmiller

Director of UAMN and Professor of Geology, UA
University of Alaska Museum of the North and University of Alaska Fairbanks

Monica Shah

Deputy Director of Collections & Conservation
Anchorage Museum

Alex Taitt

Assistant Curator, Digital Content & Programs
Anchorage Museum

Gregory Stewart

Director of Grants
Alaska Native Heritage Center

Angela Linn

Senior Collections Manager of Ethnology and History
University of Alaska Museum of the North

Lisa Sasaki

Deputy Under Secretary for Special Projects
Smithsonian Institution

Cris Garcia

Project Manager
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Margaret Greutert

Chief Curator
Kodiak History Museum

Ashley Bivin

Museum Director
Cordova Historical Museum