Bean’s Café Announces Interim Executive Director
ANCHORAGE – Bean’s Café appoints Joan Fisher Interim Executive Director after passing of long-term Executive Director, Jim Crockett.
Jim Crockett served Bean’s Café as Executive Director from 2001 to 2012, until his passing on November 29, 2012. The Bean’s Café board of directors has appointed Joan Fisher as acting Interim Executive Director.
Joan Fisher has worked in the non-profit health care sector for over 30 years mainly in long-term care and primary medical care. Her focus in health care has been working with and advocating for poor and vulnerable populations needing affordable and equal services. For 19 years she worked at Providence Health and Services serving as the Administrator at the Mary Conrad Center for six years and in 1998-2012 worked at the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center, Inc. (ANHC), a federally qualified health center, as the Executive Director and Strategic Initiatives Director.