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Look Who's Coming to Confluence

Sampling of attendees: updated 03.29.24


Cordelia Kellie, Special Assistant for Rural Affairs and Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Shirley Kelly, Economic Development Administration, Representative to Alaska

Randy Durband, CEO, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, South Korea

Antonia del Rosal, Experiencias Genuinas, Mexico

Joe Copper Jack, Land and People's Relationship Planning Model, Canada

Julia Hnilicka, USDA Rural Development

Erik O'Brien, Community and Economic Development Program Manager, Denali Commission 

Jamie Cowan, Business and Economic Development Manager, Central Council Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska

Cathy Renfeldt, Executive Director, Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Kaitlyn Jared, Southeast Conference

Jennifer Loufbourrow, Founder/President, Alpine Fit

Ricky Gease, Director, Alaska State Parks and Outdoor Recreation


James King, Alaska Region Director of Recreation, Lands and Minerals, US Forest Service

Zach Million, BLM-AK Program Lead for Recreation, Travel Management & National Conservation Lands

Maija Lukin, National Park Service Tribal Liaison

Donna Bach, Bureau of Land Management Tribal Liaison

US Fish and Wildlife Service. TBA

US Bureau of Indian Affairs, TBA

Raina Thiele, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Alaska Affairs & Strategic Priorities - sends regrets but had to cancel/personal.

Guy Shuravloff, Koniag Corp.

Sophie Swope, Bethel


Ahtna, Inc.

Alaska Department of Health, Jessie Doherty


Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Julius Adolfsson

University of Alaska

Alaska Trails

Anchorage Park Foundation

Great Land Trust

Sitka Trail Works

The Wilderness Society

Trout Unlimited

2023 Attendees . . . 

Adventure Borealis

Alaska Dept. of Health

Alaska Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities

Alaska Geographic Association

Alaska Native Heritage Center
Alaska State Parks and Outdoor Recreation

Alaska Trails

Alaska Travel Industry Association

Alaska Version 3

Alaska Wildland Adventures

Allen Marine

Anchorage Park Foundation

Bike Anchorage

Camp Denali

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska 

Congresswoman Peltola's Office

Delta Junction Trails Alliance

Denali Borough

Denali Commission

Explore Fairbanks

Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition

Fairbanks Northstar Borough Parks and Recreation

Gastineau Guiding

How We Walk with the Land and Water

Information Insights

Indigenous Sentinel Network

Island Trails Network

Kawerak Inc.

Koniag, Inc & Kodiak Brown Bear Center and Lodge

Mackenzie Pope, Alaska Senate

National Park Service

Native Village of Paimiut

Northwest Boreal Partnership

Outdoor Industry Association

Pacific Environment

Premier Alaska Tours

Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce

R & M Consultants Inc.

REI Co-Op: Path Ahead

Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition 

Salmon State

Sen. Löki Gale Tobin

Sen. Scott Kawasaki

Sitka Chamber of Commerce/Visit Sitka

Sitka Trailworks

Spruce Root

The Boat Company

The Student Conservation Association

The Wilderness Society

UAF Community and Technical College

University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Land Management

US Bureau of Land Management
USDA - Rural Development

US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Forest Service

Valdez Adventure Alliance

Yukon Dept. of Tourism and Culture

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