Ageya Board Members





Ageya Board Members



Bonnie Powell

President

Bio Coming Soon!

Patty instructing Greg in the finer points of working with internal sponsons in a Feathercraft K1 sea kayak, Shuyak Island, Alaska

Greg Thoelke

Secretary Treasurer

Greg R. Thoelke grew up hunting, fishing and trapping in the Glacial Lakes region of northeast South Dakota. In 1986, Greg moved to Alaska, living first in Fairbanks and then in Anchorage where he remained until 2008.

During his 22 years in the last frontier, Greg worked for the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Wilderness Studies and Physical Education programs, Alaska Pacific University, The Alaska Club and occasionally (to help finance numerous extended wilderness expeditions) for Chilkoot Charlies.

Additionally Greg was BP Exploration Alaska’s Health/Fitness Director for 8 years and Alaska Regional Hospital’s Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Ergonomist and Tobacco Treatment Specialist for 3 years. Greg also owned and operated his own exercise testing, prescription and wilderness guiding company called Training & Treks for 10 years.

Greg holds a Bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Studies from Alaska Pacific University and has an extensive experiential and wilderness guiding resume including mountaineering expeditions to Mt. Marcus Baker in the Chugach Range, Mt. Brooks, Mt. Dan Beard and Denali in the Alaska Range and internationally to Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina, South America. Greg has also completed a circumnavigation by sea kayak of Dall Island in Southeast Alaska and counts numerous fly-in sea kayaking trips to Shuyak Island as some of his all-time favorite outings.

Greg recently earned a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of Rhode Island and is currently pursuing his Doctorate (PhD) in Gerontology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Greg can be contacted via email at: thoelkgr@miamioh.edu

Kevin Dee

Ex-Officio Board Member &
Executive Director

Kevin Dee specializes in leadership development, organizational development, management coaching, mediation, and change management.

Dee holds a master’s degree in education from Vanderbilt University with an emphasis in administration. Prior to starting his own management and consulting business, Dee held a variety of leadership positions in Business, Education and Healthcare. In his own 22 year management consulting practice, Dee has conducted training workshops throughout the U.S. and internationally in both traditional and wilderness settings. Dee has also facilitated strategic planning and company-wide re-organizational projects for both small and large-scale organizations. In these efforts, Dee’s emphasis is always on creating successful measurable results.

Dee is sought out for group facilitation and training, re-organizational efforts, conflict resolution, team development and as a coach. Dee’s training approach is direct, experiential and engaging with a focus on what works and how to create the results you want.

Dee is a member in good standing of: The American Society of Quality, The Society for Human Resource management, Experiential Education Association, Council of Management consultants, The Employee Management Association and The International Coaching Federation.

Trish Herrmann

Board Member

Trish Herrmann first moved up to Alaska in 1990. She has an individualized degree in biology, psychology and outdoor leadership along with a 3.5 year certification in Ethics Based Spiritual Healing. She has enjoyed work in the field of outdoor education for 26 years in a number of capacities ranging from work as an interpretive park ranger in Hatcher Pass to serving as a summer camp director, trail boss and naturalist/guide. Her teaching experience ranges from teaching in a refugee camp in Thailand to educating people in outdoor education and survival skills throughout Alaska. She is a trained wilderness first responder as well as a chain saw, boating safety, Water Wise, Methods of Instruction, and AMSEA (Alaska Marine Safety and Education) instructor. Since her return to Homer two years ago, she has been building her dream house on land near Ageya and is in the process of developing her own business, Soulcentrek.

Geri Storer

Board Member

Bio Coming Soon!

Rosetta Alcantra

Board Member

Rosetta is a Director of an Environmental Services Firm in Anchorage. A Doyon shareholder and graduate of the DMT leadership program Rosetta loves running and raising her family in the Mat Valley area. Rosetta’s dad ran the Iditarod in 2013 at the age of 70 for his fifth time which belies where Rosetta’s strong leadership skills come from.

Teri Jerue

Board Member

Terri Jerue is a Human resources professional with a strong background in organizational development and people development. Terri is also a Mom of an AWE Camp graduate. Terri lives and works in Anchorage and is an Athabascan Doyon shareholder and. Terri also completed the Doyon Management training program