Joint Committee on Health Benefits

  • The Joint Committee on Health Benefits shall be composed of three (3) representatives selected by the Fairbanks Education Association, three (3) representatives selected by the Education Support Staff Association, one (1) representative selected by the Fairbanks Principals' Association, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Risk Manager as a non-voting member, and three (3) representatives selected by the Superintendent. The committee uses Health Care Committee Guidelines to conduct business.

    The current committee members are:

    Fairbanks Education Association (FEA):

    • David DeVaughn
    • Megan Eilers
    • Jessica Iglesias

    Education Support Staff Association (ESSA):

    • Vacant
    • Amber Zellweger
    • Jasmine Adkins-Brown

    Fairbanks Principals' Association (FPA):

    • Mark Winford

    Superintendent Appointed:

    • Andreau Degraw, Chief Operations Officer
    • Brandi Wehner, Director Of Business Services & Risk Management Liaison
    • Nicole Herbert, Accounting and Payroll

    Fairbanks North Star Borough (Non-Voting Member):

    • Jennifer Martel, Acting Risk Manager
    • Carrie Carnes, Borough and Risk Management

    Administrative Support (Non-Voting Members):

    • Kathy Port, Assistant Director of Human Resources
    • Teresa Paulsen, Labor Relations Assistant
    • Colleen Savoie, Health Care Consultant, Parker, Smith & Feek

    For questions or additional information regarding the Joint Committee on Health Care or the District's Health Plan, please contact the Benefits Assistant in Human Resources at (907) 452-2000 x11311.

Last Modified on April 29, 2021