Staff and Board transitions

We extend a huge thank you to the following staff that departed PWSSC after years of hard work and dedication. Good luck in your new endeavors!

Lindsay Butters, Education Program Director, 2004-2013

RJ Kopchak, Development Director, 2009-2014

Kara Johnson, Science Education Director, 2011-2013

Allie Russo, Executive Assistant, 2012-2013

Megan Milligan, Education Program Assistant 2012-2013

We also would like to thank the following Board Members who served the Science Center:

Board Members Caryn Rea and Riki Lebman at Copper River Nouveau

Board Members Caryn Rea and Riki Lebman at Copper River Nouveau

Caryn Rea, 2007-2010

Riki Lebman, 2010-2013

Welcome new staff that has arrived over the past several months:

Wil Tushaus, Americorps Member, serves in our education department. Wil came to Cordova after completing his B.S. in Environmental Science from Iowa State University.

Jonathan Frick has joined us as executive assistant. Jonathan is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, but has come to Alaska from Florida, where he was pursuing graduate studies in sociology at Florida Atlantic University.

Hayley Hoover, Education Specialist, joined our staff in November after completing her B.A. in Environmental Science and Forestry at Warren Wilson College, Asheville NC.  Hayley is originally from Cordova.

Kayleen Fulton, Lab Technician, is from San Diego, California. She graduated last fall from the University of San Diego, where she was studying chemistry and philosophy and was working as a research assistant in polymer chemistry under Dr. Peter Iovine.