MENTAL HEALTH TRUST AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW TRUSTEES

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (May 13, 2022) — The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) announces the confirmation of Trustees Agnes Moran and Kevin Fimon, who were appointed by Governor Dunleavy and recently unanimously confirmed by the Alaska Legislature. A longtime resident of Ketchikan, Trustee Agnes Moran is the Executive Director for Women In Safe Homes, or WISH, a non-profit organization dedicated …

The Trust Land Office is recruiting for a Land Development Manager

Senior Resource Manager (Land Development Manager)RecruitmentPCN 10-X007The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office within the Department of Natural Resources is recruiting for the position of Senior Resource Manager (Land Development Manager). This is a range 20, fully exempt, professional position. Salary will be negotiated at the time of hire and will be based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. …

Trustees Direct $1.5M In Grant Funds To Supportive Housing Projects In Bethel, Nome, Juneau, And Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska (May 5, 2022) – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) board of trustees has directed $1.55 million in Trust grant funding to supportive housing projects in several communities. Trust beneficiary housing is a priority area for the Trust, which has long recognized that Trust beneficiaries cannot address underlying behavioral health conditions and meet other goals without safe …

The Trust is recruiting for a permanent Senior Program Officer

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) is recruiting for the position of Senior Program Officer. The Senior Program Officer is an integral part of the Trust team. The position provides leadership and support on program, policy, planning and grant administration functions of the Trust and oversees the coordination and supervision of the Trust Authority Program Officer staff. The position …

TRUST ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO BENEFICIARY-SERVING PARTNERS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (April 5, 2022) – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) awarded more than half a million dollars in grants to beneficiary-serving organizations in the third quarter of the fiscal year. On average, the Trust grants $25 million a year to Alaska organizations that serve Trust beneficiaries, including nonprofits, service providers, Tribal entities, and state and local government …

TRUST ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) announces the hiring of Katie Baldwin-Johnson as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to accepting this role, Katie served as the Trust’s Senior Program Officer, a role she has held for 6 of her 14 years with the Trust.   Baldwin-Johnson brings more than three decades of Trust beneficiary-related advocacy, direct service …

TRUST ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN LARGE GRANTS SUPPORTING HOUSING, WORKFORCE, AND SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (February 15, 2022) – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) board of trustees recently approved several large grants totaling more than $1.1 million to Trust beneficiary-serving partner organizations across the state. These grants represent investments in supportive housing for Trust beneficiaries, workforce development, and improving communications systems that support Trust beneficiary service delivery. The Trust grants, on …

ALASKA MENTAL HEALTH TRUST AUTHORITY HIRES NEW CEO

Anchorage, Alaska – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees announces the hiring of Steve Williams as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, effective January 15, 2022. Williams is currently the Trust’s Chief Operating Officer, a role he has held for eight of his 16 years with the Trust. “Following a rigorous recruitment and interview process, it was clear …