Kayla Green Joins United Way as Director of People and Culture
Kayla Green has joined United Way of Anchorage as Director of People and Culture. This is a new position that demands sound business judgment with people skills and a practical passion for equity, diversity, inclusion, and access both at work and in the wider community. Green’s role is to help build an organization that both responds to an ever-changing Anchorage and achieves United Way’s constant mission to improve lives.
Most recently Green has worked as a human resources and business development consultant and as a realtor with Keller Williams in Eagle River. She has worked as a daily operations manager and health benefit enrollment specialist at Southcentral Foundation. She also worked as a supervisor and trainer and mental health specialist at North Star Behavioral Health. She serves as 1st vice president of the Anchorage chapter of the NAACP and is a member of the State of Alaska Board for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Green earned a master’s in human resources at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University in 2014 and a bachelor’s in psychology at Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2011.
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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.