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logo and head Council Members

If you would like to reach any of the SSPC Council Members, please contact Kate Burkhart.

  • Sharon Fishel, Chairperson, Education and Early Development — Juneau
  • Barbara Franks, Vice-Chair, Suicide Loss Survivor – Anchorage
  • Robert Sanderson, Secretary/Treasurer, Rural member off the road system – Ketchikan
  • William Martin, Officer-at-Large, Alaska Federation of Natives – Juneau
  • Julie Vincek, Secondary schools — Anchorage
  • Brenda Moore-Beyers, Alaska Mental Health Board — Anchorage
  • Randall Burns, DHSS — Anchorage
  • Alavini Lata, ABADA — Juneau
  • Andrew Lessig, Youth Member — Eagle River
  • Alana Humphrey, Statewide youth organization — Anchorage
  • Cynthia Erickson, Public — Tanana
  • Pastor Lowell W. Sage Jr., Clergy — Kivalina
  • Linda Sheridan, Military — Fairbanks
  • Senator Berta Gardner — Anchorage
  • Senator Anna MacKinnon — Eagle River
  • Representative Benjamin Nageak — Barrow
  • Representative Geran Tarr — Anchorage

Suicide Prevention Council Coordinators

  • Eric Morrison, Assistant
    431 North Franklin Street, Suite 200
    Juneau, Alaska 99801
    Office: 907-465-6518
    Toll free: 1-888-464-8920
    Fax: 907-465-4410

  • J. Kate Burkhart, Executive Director
    431 North Franklin Street, Suite 200
    Juneau, Alaska 99801
    Office: 907-465-6518
    Toll free: 1-888-464-8920
    Fax: 907-465-4410