Native Village of Eyak

10,000 years in our homeland

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Native Village of Eyak Staff List as of February, 2019


Administrative Offices    
Interim Executive Director Bert Adams
Executive Assistant & Office Manager Reyna Newirth
Finance Director  Jim Gittleson  
Payroll and Accounts Payable Celeste Gasmen
Staff Accountant Laura Blackadar
Health & Wellness Director Kari Collins
Human Resources Manager Denna Francischetti
Human Resources Assistant Aniessa Hodges
IT Director Steve Bambakidis  
IT Coordinator Andy Pfeiffer  
Administrative Assistant Rebecca Calfina
Maintenance Joe Cook
Enrollment Clerk Lennette Ronnegard


Ilanka Community Health Center    
Operations Manager Cindy Bradford
Office Systems Coordinator Cindy Frohnapfel
Receptionist/Outreach Advocate Audrey Cunningham
Patient Advocate Altana Hamilton
Registered Nurse Karin Siebenmorgen  
Medical Doctor Brian Iutzi  
Medical Doctor Kristel Rush  
Medical Assistant Marycris Carino  
Care Coordinator Victoria Peterson  
Registered Nurse Nicole Piche  
C.N.A Florelyn Adajar  
Patient Services Technician Berna Quemado  
Behavioral Health Clinician Susan Powell  
Behavioral Health Specialist John Yakanak  
Behavioral Health Coordinator Matt Rush  


Environment & Natural Resources    
Director John Whissel
Environmental Coordinator Ivy Patton
Natural Resources Coordinator Matt Piche
DENR Engineer James Paley
Heavy Equipment Technician Duke Anderson


Tribal Public Works    
Director Bert Adams
Tribal Public Works Project Manager Sean O’Brien


Tribal Family Services    
Director Katie Goodale
Indian Child Welfare Act Coordinator Cheryl Eleshansky
Elder Care Coordinator Jackie Ladd
Tribal Family Service Resource Coordinator    
Family Program Coordinator Jessica Weaver
Sobriety Celebration & Wellbeing Coordinator    


Cultural Center    
Director Brooke Johnson
Gift Shop Manager    


Tribal Justice Systems    
Administrator/Court Clerk Sarah Kathrein


The Cordova Times    
Managing Editor Annette Potter
Administrative Assistant Vivian Kennedy
Staff Reporter/Photographer    


Prince William Marina    
Manager Bob Ladd


Marine Enterprises    
Boat Captain/Maintenance Scott Aiken