Dir. Alumni Engagement - Tanya Pont
Director of Alumni Engagement, Alumni Relations
3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Tanya Pont has worked in engagement and community relations for over 20 years in Alaska. Tanya joined UAA in 2018 as associate athletic director for development before moving into her current role as director of alumni engagement in 2019. In this role, Tanya leads affinity-based engagement and communication strategies, and develops programs to facilitate lifelong dialogue between the university and alumni to help Seawolf Nation thrive.
In addition to connecting communities through her role at UAA, Tanya is passionate
about creating equal opportunities and resources for families in need. She volunteers
on many boards that support equity and accessibility within Alaska’s local youth sports
community, including Benton Bay Lions Club, ASC Pop Warner East Anchorage Eagles and
Service Gridiron Booster Club. As a member of the Joint Elmendorf and Fort Richardson
Honorary Base Commander Program, Tanya helps to increase public awareness and understanding
of missions, policies, programs and the people of JBER.
Tanya holds a bachelor's degree in corporate communications from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She lives in Anchorage with her husband Chris, a UAA hockey alumnus, and their four children. Their family enjoys exploring new places, outdoor adventures and having a great time with family and friends.