The Trust is recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) is seeking a skilled and dynamic professional who is committed to forwarding the mission of the Trust of improving the lives of its beneficiaries, to join the Trust as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The Trust CEO reports directly to the full board of trustees and is responsible for the oversight of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. The CEO works closely with the board of trustees to accomplish the Trust’s mission and vision and assure that the Trust is accountable to its beneficiaries.

The CEO manages relationships with key State department partners including the Departments of Health (DOH), Children and Family Services (DFCS), Revenue (DOR), and Natural Resources (DNR), as well as statutory advisory boards. The CEO provides advice and counsel to the board of trustees as it carries out its statutory governance functions authorized under AS 44.25.230.

Minimum qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in business, management, finance, public administration, public health or related fields, and a minimum of 10 years in a senior management role of an organization such as a foundation, trust, private company or other autonomous or semi-autonomous organization or local, state, tribal or federal government.

The Trust is a leader in philanthropy in Alaska and grants approximately $25 million a year to organizations across the state. The Trust focuses all grants towards improving the lives of beneficiaries which include Alaskans with mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, Alzheimer’s and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries.  

Interested individuals may submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to:

Valette Keller, Administrative Manager
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
3745 Community Park Loop, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99508

The application period closes July 22, 2024. Inquiries will be kept confidential.

A complete copy of the CEO position description can be viewed online.

This is a fully exempt, professional position in Anchorage, Alaska, and is offered with a starting salary between $190,000 to $215,000 annually and a complete State of Alaska benefit package.  Final salary will be negotiated at the time of hire and will be based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The Trust and State of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity in backgrounds and experiences. Individuals requiring accommodation should call 907-269-6039.