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):

    • Lynn Bernheim
    • David DeVaughn
    • Jessica Iglesias

    Education Support Staff Association (ESSA):

    • Christopher Rose
    • Amber Zellweger
    • Jasmine Adkins-Brown

    Fairbanks Principals' Association (FPA):

    • Barbara Sperl

    Superintendent Appointed:

    • Andy Degraw
    • Heather Heineken
    • Krista Meeks

    Fairbanks North Star Borough (Non-Voting Member):

    • Jennifer Martel, Acting Risk Manager

    Administrative Support (Non-Voting Members):

    • Brandi Wehner, Benefits Coordinator
    • Sara McBride, Benefits Technician
    • Colleen Savoie, Health Care Consultant, Parker, Smith and Feek

    For questions or additional information regarding the Joint Committee on Health Care or the District's Health Plan, please contact the Benefits Coordinator in Human Resources at (907) 452-2000 x11382.

Contact Information

Last Modified on August 29, 2019