At least 51% of staff and the Board of Directors are persons who experience disabilities.

Access Alaska is a consumer‑controlled, community‑based, cross‑disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agency that is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities and provides an array of independent living services.

Board of Directors

Seth Whitten, President

Eric Spangler, Vice President

Mladin Begojevic, Treasurer

Sara Cheney, Secretary

Jill Skidmore-Erickson, Member

Ryan Scortt, Member

Travis Noah, Member

Barry Andres, Member


To contact the Board please call Jeff Dickson at Access Alaska – Anchorage (907) 248-4777.


Eric Gurley, Executive Director
Anchorage Office: (907) 248-4777

Steve Garritson, Finance Director
Anchorage Office (907) 248-4777

EvaJo Henning, Human Resources Director
Anchorage Office (907) 248-4777

Sarah Canoy, Independent Living Program Director
Fairbanks Office (907) 479-7940 

Christine Sundly, Consumer Directed Personal Care Services Program Director
Anchorage Office (907) 248-4777