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Marcia Howell, JD


Marcia Howell

Marcia Howell, JD, has served as our Executive Director since 2008. Marcia began working with the Alaska Injury Prevention Center in 2000. She has been involved in multiple community collaborative efforts including 4 town hall meetings focusing on the negative impacts of alcohol, Coordinator for the International Safe Communities Conference, presenter on media literacy and teen-based media campaigns around the world and US. Prior to working at AIPC she was an attorney for 9 years in Alaska, specializing in disability and domestic violence issues.
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Beth Schuerman


Beth Schuerman

Beth Schuerman joined our team in 2003. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Instructor and Senior Checker. Beth coordinates alcohol-free youth events including bike rodeos, skateboarding competitions, and more. Beth has completed Injury Prevention trainings at Johns Hopkins University and the Indian Health Services.
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Mandi Seethaler​


Mandi Seethaler

Mandi has served as our Fiscal Manager since 2009 and handles operational logistics. She is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and Instructor and is the NHTSA CPS Training Contact for Alaska. In 2012, Mandi was awarded the national Child Passenger Safety Technician of the year. Beginning in 2018 she serves as the Injury Prevention/Public Health Representative for the National Child Passenger Safety Board. She also serves as the statewide CPS Coordinator for Alaska Highway Safety Office.
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Lulu Jensen


Lulu Jensen

For over 20 years, Lulu has had the honor to work alongside some pretty amazing humans while serving diverse communities. Building on her experience in youth development, public and behavioral health initiatives, senior care, domestic and international event management (and a very short stint in law enforcement) Lulu looks forward to being part of this mission to prevent injuries, improve safety and promote wellbeing for all Alaskans.

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Lindsey Hajduk


Lindsey Hajduk

Lindsey Hajduk began serving as the Director of the Anchorage Youth Development Coalition (AYDC) in 2016. Prior to joining the AYDC team, Lindsey worked in environmental policy and community organizing with rural Alaska communities. Lindsey also oversaw statewide and national grassroots campaigns with a focus in civic engagement. Lindsey continues to serve as a board member for Bike Anchorage, a local bicycle advocacy organization.
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Ciara Johnson


Ciara Johnson

Ciara Johnson is the AYDC team Projects Director. Ciara brings experience as a youth worker, facilitator, and project manager from her previous roles at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Student Conservation Association, Heifer International, and Caring for Cambodia. Ciara received her Master’s degree in Globalization and Educational Change from Lehigh University. Ciara is committed to building strong, connected communities where youth can thrive.

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Julie Albert


Julie Albert

Julie is a new addition to the team, having just started in March 2018. Julie comes with experience in community outreach and engagement working within the sustainability and green energy sector, and spent the past several years focused on building peace and intercultural understanding through foreign exchange. An East Coast native, Julie first came to Alaska as a Jesuit volunteer, serving Yup'ik elders in the Bethel community. In her free time, Julie can be found cooking new dishes and hiking around with her dog.
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  1. History & Hope: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Resilience, and Trauma-Informed Care

    April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. April AYDC Leadership Team Meeting

    April 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  3. May Car Seat Check Up event

    May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. May AYDC Full Coalition Gathering

    May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. May AYDC Leadership Team Meeting

    May 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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