Kelsey and Emily will serve Fairbanks from June 10, 2019-June 8, 2020. Year-long VISTAs perform indirect service focusing on capacity building. Stay tuned for updates as their year progresses!
KELSEY SNYDER, FUND DEVELOPMENT & FINANCIAL DIVERSITY
Kelsey moved to Fairbanks from Michigan to join Thrivalaska as their first year-long VISTA. She will be focusing on fundraising, communications and development. Kelsey recently graduate from the University of Michigan with a bachelor degree in political science but has always had a passion for volunteering. She loves to travel and go on adventures with her Alaskan husky, Polar!
EMILY DRESZER, DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
After moving from Maryland to Fairbanks to serve as ThrivAlaska's first VISTA Summer Associate, Emily has joined the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (AKCH2) as their year-long Development Coordinator VISTA. She will be focusing on capacity building, researching best practices, and advocacy.