ATIA Committees – 2021-2022

Adventure Green Alaska Committee
Deb Hickok, StratXcel – Chair
Janeen Hutchins, Alaska Wildland Adventures
Tanya Carlson, ATIA
Kat Sorensen, Seward Chamber of Commerce
Howard Carbone, Alaska Nature Guides
Dee Buchanon
Jason Keedy, Alaska Coach Tours
Tayleah Clayton, ATIA

ATIA Foundation Board of Directors
Kory Eberhardt, A Taste of Alaska Lodge – Chair
Kelly Bender, Lazy Otter Charters – Vice Chair
Lilly Kelly, Visit Anchorage – Secretary/Treasurer
Aimee Williams, Discover Kodiak
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Awards Committee
Dan Oberlatz, Alaska Alpine Adventures – Chair
Bill Pedlar, Knightly Tours – Immediate Past Chair
Tom Marriage, Morris Communications
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Board Development/Nominations Committee
Scott McCrea, Explore Fairbanks – Chair  
Jeff Samuels, ATIA
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Community Relations Committee
Holly Johnson, Wings Airways & Taku Glacier Lodge – ATIA Vice Chair
Lanie Downs, CLIA Alaska
Julie Saupe, Visit Anchorage
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Convention Committee
Bill Pedlar, Knightly Tours – Chair (Immediate Past Chair)
Julie Saupe, Visit Anchorage
Cole Chambers, Rust’s Flying Service/K2 Aviation
Skye Hostetler, ATIA
Tay Clayton, ATIA
Tanya Carlson, ATIA
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Finance Committee
Dave McGlothlin, Holland America Group – Chair/Treasurer
Bill Pedlar, Knightly Tours – (Immediate Past Chair)
Josh Howes, Premier Alaska Tours
Dan Oberlatz, Alaska Alpine Adventures
Andrea Rayt, ATIA
Gretchen Specht, The Foraker Group
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Government Relations Committee
Carol Fraser, Aspen Hotels Alaska – Co-Chair
Craig Jennison, TEMSCO Helicopters – Co-Chair
Bill Pedlar, Knightly Tours – (Immediate Past Chair)
Lanie Downs, CLIA Alaska
Colleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
Julie Saupe, Visit Anchorage
Blake Rogers, TIA-Yukon
Jeff Samuels, ATIA
Jerry Mackie, ATIA Lobbyist
Mike “Fish” Pawlowski, ATIA Lobbyist
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Marketing Committee
Colleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises – Co-Chair
Dan Rough, Holland America Line – Co-Chair
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines
Adriel Butler, Borealis Base Camp
Amy Geiger, Explore Fairbanks
Bill Fletcher, Holland America Line
Bonnie Quill, Mat-Su CVB
Camille Ferguson, Sitka Tribal Tours
Dan Oberlatz, Alaska Alpine Adventures
Emily Edenshaw, Alaska Native Heritage Center
Jacqui Taylor-Rose, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
Jin Chen, Alaska Skylar Travel
Kathy Dunn, Visit Anchorage
Kathy Hedges, Northern Alaska Tour Company
Laura Welsh, Premier Alaska Tours
Elizabeth Hall, John Hall’s Alaska
Melissa Moody, Google
Noel DeChambeau, Knightly Tours
Patti Mackey, Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
Richenda Sandlin-Tymitz, Alaska Tour & Travel
Christa Hagan, Kawanti Adventures
Mary Goddard, Allen Marine Tours
Juno Kim, Ovibos Consulting
Commissioner Julie Anderson, State of Alaska
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Membership Committee
Emily Edenshaw, Alaska Native Heritage Center – Chair
Cole Chambers, Rust’s Flying Service – ATIA Anchorage Chapter
Kathy Hedges, Northern Alaska Tour Company – ATIA Fairbanks Chapter
Liz Barlow, Above and Beyond Alaska – ATIA Juneau Chapter
Adrianna Olivia, Taquan Air – ATIA Ketchikan Chapter
Aimee Williams, Discover Kodiak
Blake Roger, TIA-Yukon
Josh Howes, Premier Alaska Tours
Tayleah Clayton, ATIA
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Tourism Policy & Planning Committee
Josh Howes, Premier Alaska Tours – Chair
Sherry Aitken
Bonnie Quill, Mat Su-CVB
Dan Oberlatz, Alaska Alpine Adventures
Noel DeChambeau, Knightly Tours
Colleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
Kirk Hoessle, Alaska Wildland Adventures
Glen Hemingson, Alaska Skylar Travel
Lee Hart, Alaska Outdoors Alliance
Chris Beck
Tenelle Peterson Wise, JL Hospitality
Austin Williams, Trout Unlimited
Robert Venables, Southeast Conference
Scott McCrea, Explore Fairbanks
Jason Hill, Aramark
Matt Moore, Coolworks
Jeff Samuels, ATIA
Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines – Ex-Officio (Board Chair)
Sarah Leonard, ATIA – Ex-Officio (ATIA President/CEO)

Interested in joining or learning more about ATIA Committees? Please contact Jillian Simpson.

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