Alexandra McKay

Vice President of Programs

Phone: (907) 334-0507


Alexandra McKay is the Vice President of Programs at Rasmuson Foundation, where she manages the Foundation’s grantmaking programs and initiatives. She has over 25 years of nonprofit, government, and private sector experience, including 15 years working in senior roles for major family foundations. Her focus has been on strategic planning, public policy, human services, and social justice. She has served on the boards of ACLU National, ACLU Washington, Town Hall Seattle, and as a Commissioner on the ABA Youth at Risk and the Seattle Ethics & Election Commission.

Alex was born and raised in Anchorage and graduated from East Anchorage High School. She received a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School, a Master of Law degree in Sustainable International Development from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

She is happy to have returned home in 2017 and looks forward to sharing and exploring Alaska with her husband and son.


Roy Agloinga

Program Officer

Jeff Baird

Chief of Staff

Deborah Bitney

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Angela Cox

Vice President of External Affairs

Lisa Demer

Communications Manager

Laura Erickson

Office Manager

Alice Qannik Glenn

Program Fellow

Carmen Goodwin

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Stephanie Hubers

Executive Assistant to the Vice Presidents

Marian Hunter

Grants Manager

Diane Kaplan

President and CEO

Emily Kwon

External Affairs Assistant

Dick Mandsager

Senior Fellow

Jenny Miller

Program Fellow

Samona Norombaba

Administrative Assistant

Kris Palmatier

Finance Manager

Chris Perez

Senior Program Officer

Todd Shenk

Senior Program Officer

Sharity Sommer

Program Officer

Kelly Wagner

Grants Management Associate

Sonya Wellman

Events Manager