John Will

Served in the United States Air Force as a KC-135 mechanic/Crew Chief, has large aircraft operations and de-iceing experience, and holds a current FAA dispatchers license.  Lives in Eagle River, Alaska.

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Michael Faubion, Acting Chairman of the Board

Is married to journalist Rhonda McBride since 1984, father of musician and video editor Matthew Faubion. Michael has been employed by Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (Bethel, Alaska) in media services and public relations since 1993. Previous employment includes reporter/photographer for Tundra Drums newspaper (Bethel, Alaska), social services, bookkeeping, sales and home remodeling. He is a musician and songwriter, owner of Uncle Mike’s Music Works, a record label and recording business which has released six CDs since 1996. Michael served on the Aurora Waldorf School board of trustees from 2005–2007. Lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Barry Dearborn, Treasurer

BS in electrical engineering, OSU; Engineer aide at ML & P; Captain, USAF-NSA; M.S. in electrical engineering, OSU; Computer Specialist at Naval Weapons Center; Treasurer, Alaska Writers Guild; Author; Musician and lives in Wasilla, Alaska.

Meg Anderson, Secretary, Newsletter Editor

Attended University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee;  For the last 20 years, she has been an interpreter, illustrator and graphic artist with Alaska State Parks;  Singer/Songwriter and lives in Anchorage, Alaska...with Scout. (meganders.com).

Kathleen Claiborne, Board Member, Assistant Treasurer

 Senior Project Manager, U.S. Department of HUD, Anchorage, 1990-2014; Named HUD employee of the year in 2013 for her role in recovering over $6 million in housing grant funds; Single family mortgage loan originator, senior mortgage loan underwriter for the National Bank of Alaska, 1978-1990; Chairperson for the liaison committee of residential appraisal representatives from the AHFC, VA  and FHA. She is a musician and lives in Wasilla, Alaska.  

Dave Ciocchi, Board Member, Design & Build Team and Curator

 Aeronautical Engineer; Boeing Commercial (SST and 747). Post-Graduate Museum studies, North Texas State University, Denton TX; Winedale Museum Management advanced course, Round Rock TX; Executive Director, SouthWest AeroSpace Museum, Ft Worth TX; E-Board of Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry. Mechanic at AK Wing of Civil Air Patrol, Everts Air Cargo, & Floats Alaska. Volunteer mechanic Christian Pilots Association and instructor in the CAP Cadet AeroSpace Education program. Dave lives in Eagle River, Alaska.