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About


The Alaska Behavioral Health Association (ABHA) is a member-driven organization. Members determine the Association’s priorities and elect its leadership.

PRESIDENT

April Kyle


VP of Behavioral Health Services, Southcentral Foundation

Vice President

sherrie hinshaw


CEO of Volunteers of America, Alaska

secretary

jessica kell


Director of Behavioral Health at Kodiak Area Native Association

treasurer

dave branding


Executive Director of JAMHI Health & Wellness

member

lance johnson


Administrative Director of Behavioral Health Services at Norton Sound Health Corporation

member

Perry Ahsogeak


Director of Behavioral Health at Fairbanks Native Association

member

kevin munson


CEO of Mat-Su Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

member

polly-beth odom


Assistant Executive Director at Daybreak, Inc.

member

chris gunderson


President/CEO Denali Family Services

tom chard

Tom Chard has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Behavioral Health Association since 2012.


jerry jenkins

Jerry Jenkins has served as ABHA’s Chief Operating Officer since 2018.