New ASLC Board Members and Officers Announced
October 24, 2018

Seward, Alaska (October 24, 2018) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors, and announces the election of two new officers: Board Chair Wendy Lindskoog of  BP Alaska; and Vice Chair Terry Lauck of ConocoPhillips. Terms for new members and officers began September 28, 2018.  The new board members will serve three year terms.


Josh Howes has been the President of Premier Alaska Tours, Inc. since 2010. Josh has been instrumental in implementing and overseeing safety operations and providing ADA accessible motorcoaches to the land based tour receptive operator and charter company. He holds a Master’s of Science in Global Supply Chain Management and has studied abroad in Japan. Josh serves on various boards including the Alaska Chapter for the Red Cross, the Statewide Steering Committee for the Alaska Marine Highway Reform Project, and the Alaska Travel Industry Association. 

Dr. Laura “Lu” Levoy is an emergency medicine physician in Anchorage, Alaska. She studied medicine at West Virginia University and East Tennessee State University. Lu is licensed with the West Virginia Board of Medicine and the Alaska Board of Medicine. She enjoys reading, traveling, and sea kayaking.

Dr. Herb Schroeder is Vice Provost for the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) and Founder at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  He is the recipient of the White House 2004 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring for outstanding mentoring efforts and providing opportunities to the local communities of indigenous people. He is the Professor of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Herb received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder. 

Christy Terry is the Seward Port Manager of the Alaska Railroad Corporation.  She is a former member of the Seward Chamber of Commerce Board and a former City Council member.  Christy is a member of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators and chairs the City of Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board.  Christy is a Certified Port Executive.  She was the recipient of Alaska’s Top 40 under 40 in 2012 and the Alaska Railroad’s Golden Spike Award in 2015. 

“Josh, Lu, Herb, and Christy add to the considerable depth of experience, skill, and community engagement of the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Board of Directors. We are fortunate they are joining the team and bringing with them fresh insights, ideas, and enthusiasm for our mission of sustaining Alaska’s marine ecosystems,” said Alaska SeaLife Center Past Chair Ryan Stuart.

ASLC Board of Directors:

Wendy Lindskoog (Chair)

Ryan Stuart (Past Chair)

Terry Lauck (Vice Chair)

Willard Dunham (Secretary)

Rachel Bunnell (Treasurer)

Ted Baran

Thomas Barrett

Robert Brown

Jason Brune

Martin Cary

Bret Chambers

Larry Cooper

Dr. Bridget Coughlin

Angel Drobnica

Stephen Grabacki

Dan Graham

Josh Howes

Josie Hickel

Janet Huff

Nicole Kimball

Dr. Laura “Lu” Levoy

Peter Micciche

John Moore

Dr. Bradley Moran

Dr. Herb Schroeder

Dr. Robert Suydam

Christy Terry

Tom Tougas

Dr. Daniel White


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