Angela Cox

Vice President of External Affairs

Phone: (907) 334-0509


Angela Cox joined Rasmuson Foundation as vice president of External Affairs in June 2017. She oversees communication and events, does public policy work and helps connect national partners to Alaska organizations. She also leads on efforts to bring diverse community members and their perspectives to the center of the Foundation’s work.

Her past experiences include serving as vice president of administration at Arctic Slope Native Association, a nonprofit tribal health organization, director of Foundation and Endowment Development for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, and a program associate at Ford Foundation.

She received her master’s degree in public administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication.

Angela serves as a board member for Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation, Iḷisaġvik College Foundation and Media Impact Funders. She is also a member of the Recover Alaska Operations Council. She was named a 2020 member of the Alaska Journal of Commerce Top 40 under 40 and is a Marshall Memorial Fellow.

Angela is from Utqiaġvik, Alaska; she is an enrolled tribal member of the Native Village of Barrow. She previously worked with Rasmuson Foundation as communications intern in 2004-05.


Roy Agloinga

Program Officer of External Affairs

Jeff Baird

Chief of Staff

Michele Brown

Senior Fellow

Sydney Copley

Executive Assistant to Vice President

Lisa Demer

Communications Manager

Bob Doehl

Senior Fellow

Tanya King Dumas

Senior Program Officer

Julee Farley

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Monica Garcia-Itchoak

Program Officer

Christina Gheen

Grant Management Associate

Carmen Goodwin

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Jess Haley

Manager of the President's Office

Rodney Hamilton

IT Operations Manager

Marian Hunter

Grants Manager

Diane Kaplan

President and CEO

Emily Kwon

External Affairs Associate

Ted Mala

Program Fellow

Enzina Marrari

Program Officer

Alexandra McKay

Vice President of Programs

Erin Milan

Administrative Assistant

Samona Norombaba

Special Assistant to Vice President of Programs

Kris Palmatier

Director of Finance

Chris Perez

Director of Programs

Allison Ruoff

Finance Assistant

Lailani Stone

Finance Assistant

Deborah Vo

Program Officer

Sonya Wellman

Director of Events