Kenzley grew up in Kentucky, went to college in Alabama, and has most recently been living in Tanzania for 2 years volunteering with the Peace Corps. She will be serving as the VISTA Team Leader and is excited to get involved with the community, learn, and develop new skills through her role. Kenzley is passionate about environmental sustainability and can’t wait to explore the many outdoor activities Alaska has to offer. In her free time, Kenzley can be found reading, running, or at a coffee shop to escape the snow.
MICHAEL SANDERS, PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Mike Sanders has been the Housing & Homeless Coordinator for the City of Fairbanks since March 2017 and has overseen the local AmeriCorps VISTA program since January 2019. Mike is a certified Project Management Professional with a PhD in Public Policy Administration. Mike is married and the father of two sons.