Director, Human Resources
Janice graduated from Slippery Rock University and moved to Buckland, Alaska in August of 1996 where she began her career with Northwest Arctic Borough School District. She left her home town of Hermitage, Pennsylvania looking for an adventure and place to begin building her skills as a teacher. While working in Buckland for 16 years, she had the opportunity to teach various grade levels. In 2012 Janice moved her family to Kotzebue where she worked 5 more years at June Nelson Elementary School teaching kindergarten and first grade. In 2017, she decided to step out of the classroom and begin building her leadership skills. Janice worked as the Assistant Director, Human Resources for three years before taking this new position. She enjoys spending time with family and a subsistence way of life.
Assistant DirectorKarl Kowalski
Human Resources Officer
Human Resources Technician
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