ALP Staff

ALP has an incredible, supportive team of staff members that support our students, volunteers, and everything we do!

Lori Pickett

Executive Director
English

Marisol Vargas

Programs Manager
English, Spanish

Amy Facklam

Director of Adult Education
English

Lauren Neuman

Lead Educational Instructor
English, Spanish

Sunny Kim

Program Support Specialist/
Instructor
English, Korean

Naki Nakamura

Intake Integration Specialist
English, Spanish

Rosario Ramirez

Family Literacy Coordinator
English, Spanish

Erin LoPorto

Resource and Technology Coordinator
English

Nyabony Gat

PLN Coordinator, PATH Academy instructor
English, Nuer

Juna May

Integrated English Training Instructor (health), RN
English

ALP Board Members

ALP is supported by a hard-working, generous group of board members who support our staff with promotions, fundraising, special projects, and so much more!

DeeAnn Apgar

President
Small business owner

Meneka Thiru

Vice-President
Community Engagement Librarian, APL

Jim Anderson

Treasurer, Volunteer Teacher
CPA, retired

Emily Creely

Secretary
Environmental Project Mgr, DOWL

Linda Gerwin

Board Member
Accountant, Natives of Alaska

Sue Liebner

Board Member, Volunteer Teacher
Principal, ASD, retired

Amanda Dale

Board Member
Education Programs Mgr, Alaska Humanities Forum

Shannon Kuhn

Board Member
Health Communications Director, CDC Foundation

Brian Kirchner

Board Member
Program Mgr, Skiku Inc

Kate Powers

Board Member
Regional Director, Ops Support, Providence Health & Services

Mari Selle

Board Member
Director, Workforce Development South Central Area Health Education Center /Alaska Primary Care Association