Convening Panel

We are tremendously honored to release our list of Convening Panel members ahead of our 2019 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference!

If you know Alaska health care, then you know this a “who’s who” of senior health care executives and health policy leaders in the state!  These folks will help shape our October agenda through a process that launches in the early summer of 2019.


Thea Agnew BembenManaging PrincipalAgnew Beck Consulting
Jennifer Bundy - CobbVice PresidentThe Wilson Agency
Heather CarpenterHealth Care Policy AdvisorDept. of Health and Social Services
Nathaniel CurrallPartnerKetchikan Law Associates
Jeff DavisPresident/CEOUnited Healthcare Community and State
Melinda FreemonExecutive DirectorAnchorage Project Access
Jason GooteeVice President, Strategic Market DevelopmentModa Health Plan
Jim GrazkoPresidentAlaska Blue Cross Blue Shield
Tammy GreenCEOANHC
Sandra HeffernConsultantAlaska Health Reform
Roald HelgesenCEOAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Becky HultbergPresident/CEOASHNHA
Jerry JenkinsFormer Executive DirectorAnchorage Community Mental Health Services
Jeff JesseeDean, College of HealthUniversity of Alaska - Anchorage
Rhonda JohnsonProfessor of Public HealthUniversity of Alaska - Anchorage
Leila KimbrellState DirectorOffice of Senator Lisa Murkowski
David KinardSenior Vice President, Business DevelopmentPhysicians Insurance
Noah LauferPhysicianMedical Park Family Care
Nancy MerrimanExecutive DirectorAlaska Primary Care Association
Jennifer MeyhoffSenior Vice PresidentMarsh & McLennan Agency
Robin MinardChief Communications OfficerThe Mat-Su Health Foundation
Jerry MosesSenior Director, Intergovernmental AffairsANTHC
Brandon OusleyCEOAnchorage Fracture and Orthopedic
Jocelyn PembertonCEOThe Alaska Hospitalist Group
Natasha PinedaDirectorAnchorage Health Dept.
Bill PoppCEOAnchorage Economic Development Corporation
Noel ReaSenior Director, Hospital AdministratorNetworxHealth
Stephen RoseAttorneyHall Render
Preston SimmonsChief Executive AlaskaProvidence St. Joseph Health
Bill SorrellsOperations ManagerConduent State Healthcare
Julie TaylorCEOAlaska Regional Hospital
Steve WilliamsCOOAlaska Mental Health Trust Authority
Laura YoungExecutive DirectorhealtheConnect Alaska