Movers and Shakers for May 28
Angela Cox, a lifelong Alaskan from Barrow, will join Rasmuson Foundation as vice president of external affairs on June 5. She is currently the vice president of administration for Arctic Slope Native Association, a nonprofit tribal health organization that operates the hospital in Barrow. Previously, Cox served as director of foundation and endowment development for Arctic Slope Regional Corp., where she set up and served as acting director for the Arctic Slope Community Foundation. She has also worked as a research and communications consultant for Ford Foundation in New York. Cox earned an MPA from the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a bachelor’s degree in communication with honors from the Washington State University Edward R. Murrow School of Communication, where she served as a student member of the board of regents her final year. Cox serves as a member of the Alaska Community Foundation Board and as a member of the Foraker Operations Board. Cox began her career as a communications intern with Rasmuson Foundation in 2004.
Chugach Electric Association members elected Stuart Parks and re-elected Harry Crawford to the utility’s board of directors. Crawford, Parks, and Ron Stafford ran for the two seats that were open this year. Crawford will serve a three-year-term, and Parks will serve a four-year term. Following the annual meeting, the board met to elect officers to serve for the next year. Janet Reiser and Sisi Cooper were re-elected as board chair and treasurer, respectively; Bettina Chastain was elected as vice-chair; and Jim Henderson was elected as secretary.
RE/MAX Dynamic Properties welcomed Stefan Hajdukovich, Perla Cruz and Aurora Courtney to the team. Hajdukovich is a lifelong Alaskan with family ties going back three generations. He was a collegiate cross-country skier at University of Alaska Fairbanks and completed his bachelor’s of business administration/finance. Cruz was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Anchorage at the end of 2009. She is currently attending University of Alaska Anchorage to earn a bachelor’s degree in business administrative management and marketing, focusing on her long term goal to become a philanthropist. Alaskan born and raised, Courtney has a bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from UAA. She previously worked as a project manager permitting, maintaining regulatory compliance, and securing right of way for over 110 large-scale Alaskan projects. As a side venture, Courtney has been managing her own corporate rentals and working with friends to buy and sell real estate for 14 years and recently left the oil and gas industry to pursue her passion in real estate full time.