Cook Inlet Villages
Debra Call, Dena’ina Athabascan represents the 8 villages of Cook Inlet region on the AFN Board of Directors . She earned an MBA from Washington State University. After completing her degree served as an instructor in Native American History and Literature as well as Small Business Management at WSU. Debra’s first job was serving as Business Analyst and eventually promoted to Executive VP at Community Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska traveling throughout Alaska working on rural economic development projects. She has also worked Alyeska Pipeline as the Alaska Native Hire Manager and managing 50 interns throughout the company. Her last position was HR and Operations Manager at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Since her retirement she has volunteered to work with the 8 Cook Inlet villages discussing concerns of declining salmon numbers in Cook Inlet waters and its effect on our people. It is a privilege to represent the 8 villages of Cook Inlet region and I look forward to a productive year serving on the AFN Board of Directors.