Ella Ede is a lifelong Alaskan with over 25 years of experience working with the natural resource industries. She served on the board of directors before stepping into the executive director role for ARE in 2017.
Beki Toussaint moved to Alaska in 2008 after completing a dual degree in natural science and education from Colorado State University, prior to teaching science and math at a Fort Collins High School.
Interior Program Coordinator
Naomi Mitchell has previous experience working with Fairbanks North Star Borough School District’s after school programs in Title 1 schools.
Laura Erickson has decades of experience in office management, executive administration, logistics, and operations in both oil companies and nonprofits in Alaska.
Assistant Program Director
Taylor Burgh's curiosity about the natural world led her to pursue a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Connecticut in 2009
Brant Hylinski graduated from Alaska Pacific University in 2022 with a Master of Science in Outdoor/Environmental Education with a K-8 Teaching Certification.