Lisa Parker, secretary of the board, was appointed in 2015 by Governor Walker. Regent Parker has a bachelor of science from The American University, Washington D.C., Cum Laude and is a Harry S. Truman Scholar with a Certificate in Corporate Community Outreach from Boston College.
Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, Lisa has a rich background in resource development and public involvement in Alaska, winning her first election at the age of 19 to the Anchorage Charter Commission and currently serves on the Soldotna City Council. Her involvement in resource development includes working for Cominco Alaska during the planning, development and initial operations of the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska. Regent Parker served as Planning Director for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Community-Government Relations Manager for Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations, Apache Corporation External Affairs Manager and helped create Alaska’s first non-persistent oil spill cooperative, Alaska Chadux Corporation.
Married to Steve Horn, she is an outdoor enthusiast and likes to walk, snowshoe, run, hike, fish and play golf.
PO Box 1234
Soldotna, AK 99669