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Shawn Staker, Northern Region, Located in Fairbanks
Shawn is a computer Analyst/Programmer with the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in Fairbanks. Shawn was raised in Valdez, received a Bachelor's in Management Information Systems from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and has lived in North Pole since 2002. Shawn is an active member of the Midnight Sun Chapter serving as a Chief Steward, Board Member, Trustee and on the Statewide Judicial Panel.
"Our Health Trust has done an excellent job maintaining and even improving benefits to the members during a time when health care has gone through such drastic changes." Shawn added "The Trust has an impressive track record we all strive to continue."
Jodi Andres, Chairperson, Central (Anchorage) Region, Located in Anchorage
Jodi is a Corporate Income Tax Auditor for the Alaska Department of Revenue in Anchorage, performing audits of large, multi-state and multi-national entities. Jodi is a licensed CPA with over 30 years of experience in accounting, auditing, compliance, and benefit management in private, nonprofit and government sectors. She is an active member of the Anchorage Chapter. She was raised in Anchorage, where she currently lives with her husband and two sons.
“The cost of healthcare continues to grow exponentially making health insurance challenging, and even unaffordable, for many families. I am looking forward to working with the ASEA Health Trustees and the healthcare community to continue to provide quality health care services at affordable prices for our members and their families.”
Brittany Staker, Secretary, Statewide Seat, Located in Fairbanks
Brittany is an Accounting Tech II with the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in Fairbanks. She has worked for the State of Alaska since 2008. She currently is responsible for all billing and revenue collection for the Northern Region. She has an in-depth knowledge of practices, procedures, and policies related to accounting and budget functions. In addition to serving on the Health Trust, Brittany is also an active member of the Midnight Sun Chapter serving as a Steward. She has lived in the Fairbanks area since 1999.
“My goal is to work with Trustees, members, and plan consultants to ensure we are able to provide the best benefits possible for our members and their families”.
Andrew Hills, Southeast Region
Andrew Hills was born in Fairbanks and grew up in Yakutat. The career path that led to his current role with the Department of Transportation began with military service, followed by private-sector positions in construction, logging, and commercial fishing. He served as Union Steward for seven years and has served as the ASEA Professional Member on the Statewide Executive Board.
“I enjoy the benefits of a strong union, and my record clearly demonstrates my desire to serve, give back, and help build a stronger and more active union.”
Tracy Coon, Statewide Seat
Tracy Coon works as an Engineer Assistant with the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in Fairbanks. She has served as a Trustee on the ASEA Legal Services Trust since 2018 during which she has acquired unique experience and insight into the intricacy of the ever-changing world of employee benefits. Through her continuing education at the yearly International Federation of Employee Benefit Plan conferences, she has increased her knowledge of employee benefit plans, fiduciary standards, and investment policy design and management. Tracy is a lifelong Alaskan and lives in North Pole with her husband and son.
“The rising cost of healthcare makes obtaining and keeping health insurance a difficulty for many members. As a Trustee, my goal is to work with the other Trustees, members, and consultants that work with the Plan to ensure that the Health Trust is providing our members with high quality, accessible and affordable healthcare benefits.”
Chelsea Sieh, Rural/Bush Region, Located in Kotzebue
Chelsea is an Administrative Assistant with the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in Kotzebue. Chelsea was raised in Unalakleet, received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Alaska Southeast, and has lived in Kotzebue for four years with her husband, Eric.
Living in rural Alaska presents certain challenges, including access to many preventive and diagnostic healthcare services. Chelsea believes the health of each community is important in maintaining a strong and unified Alaska. “I look forward to representing rural Alaska and working with the trustees of the ASEA Health Trust with the goal of providing our members with quality, accessible and affordable healthcare benefits.”
Charisse Millett (Public Safety Employees Association Executive Director), Statewide Seat