Stephanie Berglund

CEO

Provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for thread and oversees collaboration with the CCR&R Network, state, and national partners.


Contact Stephanie Berglund

907.265.3101

 

Melinda Myers

COO

Oversees all services and projects for the organization, managing all grants and contracted services.


Contact Melinda Myers

907.265.3103

 

Jenni Pollard

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

Oversees all development, marketing and communication activities at thread.


Contact Jenni Pollard

907.265.3126

 

Reme Oliver-Lampon

CFO / Finance Director

Responsible for directing all financial activities at thread. Oversees the finance and human resources departments.


Contact Reme Oliver-Lampon

907.265.3102

 

Farra Korshin

Statewide Coordinator and Board Liaison

Provides administrative for thread's CEO, Board of Directors, and management team.


Contact Farra Korshin

907.265.3110

 

Kayleigh Piscoya

Administrative Associate

Serves as the first point of contact for clients in the office or on the phone.


Contact Kayleigh Piscoya

907.265.3125

 

Kelsey Paveglio

Human Resource Generalist

Handles all HR functions at thread. Contact for employment inquiries and listing early childhood education job openings on the thread website.


Contact Kelsey Paveglio

907.265.3121

 

Illiana Soto

Finance Associate

Contact for information on accounts receivable and accounts payable.


Contact Illiana Soto

907.265.3135

 

Renee Munson

Finance Associate

Processes agency payroll and account payables and receivables.


Contact Renee Munson

907.265.3130

 

Reanne Queja

Family Services Manager

Provides support to early childhood education programs with environmental assessments and supervises thread’s family services team.


Contact Reanne Queja

907.265.3120

 

Wendy Howard

Bilingual Early Childhood Specialist

Provides direct services to families and early childhood education program database support. Contact for information on child care referrals, community resources, and child development.


Contact Wendy Howard

907.265.3113

 

Rachel Eakes

Marketing Manager

Oversees thread's marketing activities.


Contact Rachel Eakes

907.265.3108

 

Krysta Artibey

Marketing Coordinator

Responsible for supporting thread’s marketing activities, including event marketing, social media strategy, and brand promotional materials.


Contact Krysta Artibey

907.265.3109

 

Hayley Anderson

Creative Services Specialist

Supports the design, production, and management of creative assets, tools and initiatives for thread, Learn & Grow, and Alaska SEED.


Contact Hayley Anderson

907.265.3111

 

Jordan Beckenbach

Fund Development & Communications Specialist

Responsible for supporting fund development strategies and activities in order to achieve thread’s private philanthropy goals, specifically around individual giving and stewardship.


Contact Jordan Beckenbach

907.265.3133

 

Meghan Johnson

Early Childhood Systems Director

Directs and oversees Alaska’s early childhood systems including Learn & Grow and Alaska SEED.


Contact Meghan Johnson

907.265.3104

 

Mischellean Smith

Quality Services Manager

Responsible for supporting thread’s statewide program quality improvement efforts to increase access to affordable, quality child care.


Contact Mischellean Smith

907.519.2159

 

Cassie Hulse

Alaska SEED Manager

Supports Alaska SEED programming and staff as well as directs the Alaska SEED Steering Committee and work groups.


Contact Cassie Hulse

907.265.3114

 

Nancy Roman

Statewide Systems Coordinator - Alaska SEED

Provides administrative support for Alaska SEED. Contact Nancy for Alaska SEED Registry, Career Ladder and Alaska Early Childhood Administrator Credential support.


Contact Nancy Roman

907.265.3118

 

Monica Wilkinson

Statewide Systems Coordinator - Alaska SEED

Supports Alaska SEED's Trainer and Training Approval System as well as other Alaska SEED activities.


Contact Monica Wilkinson

907.265.3106

 

Joy Garnett-Young

Statewide Systems Coordinator - Alaska SEED

Provides support for the Alaska SEED Registry and Career Ladder.


Contact Joy Garnett-Young

907.265.3128

 

Juliana Romer

Statewide Systems Coordinator - Alaska SEED and Learn & Grow

Provides administrative support for Alaska SEED and Learn & Grow.


Contact Juliana Romer

907.265.3132

 

Jen Clark

Professional Development Director

Supports and supervises the direction of thread’s professional development services team.


Contact Jen Clark

907.265.3124

 

Jessica Simonsen, M.Ed

Professional Development Manager

Provides training, services, and support to early childhood educators with individual career advancement and enhancement of skills.


Contact Jessica Simonsen, M.Ed

907.265.3123

 

Caroll Rodriguez

Bilingual Professional Development Specialist

Provides training, services, and support to early childhood educators with individual career advancement and enhancement of skills. Contacto para información de desarrollo profesional en Español.


Contact Caroll Rodriguez

907.265.3134

 

Vanessa Plourde-Smith

Professional Development Specialist

Provides training, services, and support to early childhood educators with individual career advancement and enhancement of skills. Contact for family child care support.


Contact Vanessa Plourde-Smith

907.265.3115

 

Matt Hebard

Professional Development Specialist

Provides training services and support to early childhood educators with individual career advancement and enhancement of skills.


Contact Matt Hebard

907.265.3112

 

Amy Smith

Professional Development Specialist

Provides training, services, and support to early childhood educators with individual career advancement and enhancement of skills.


Contact Amy Smith

907.265.3116

 

Chanel Carrasquillo

Bilingual Professional Development Associate

Provides support for the Professional Development Team. Contacto para información de desarrollo profesional en Español.


Contact Chanel Carrasquillo

907.265.3119

 

Erica Roy

Professional Development Associate

Provides support for the Professional Development team.


Contact Erica Roy

907.265.3107

 

Adrian Avey

Grants and Contracts Coordinator

Provides grants management support.


Contact Adrian Avey

907.265.3127

 

Steven David

Salesforce Administrator

Manages and supports the functions and maintenance of thread's Salesforce system.


Contact Steven David

907.342.9127

 

Kelly Laipenieks

Office Manager

Provides administrative support for the Anchorage office.


Contact Kelly Laipenieks

907.265.3173

 

Megan Martin

Technology Trainer

Provides support for client technology needs at thread.


Contact Megan Martin

907.265.3131