Partners include Alaskans with lived experience of prental alcohol exposure/fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (PAE/FASD), family members, direct service providers, educators, medical and justice professionals, administrators, and others.


Tami Eller, M.S., is the Lead Behavioral Health Training Coordinator for the Center for Human Development at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and an FASD Into Action trainer. She is a person with lived experience of prenatal alcohol exposure and has professional experience working with children, youth, and families impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Deb Evensen, M.A., is a internationally-recognized FASD consultant, master teacher, and behavior specialist with more than 40 years experience teaching and developing programs for individuals with highly challenging behaviors. She lives in Homer, Alaska.

Jeanne Gerhardt-Cyrus, B.S., is a parent, former special education teacher, parent navigator, developmental disability coordinator, and currently a trainer for FASD Into Action. She lives in Kiana, Alaska.

Mike Jeffery, J.D., is a retired Alaska Superior Court judge living in Utqiagvik (Barrow), Alaska. He is serves on the Alaska Center for FASD, Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, and is an FASD 101 trainer.

Karen Lomack, is the FASD parent navigator for Stone Soup Group which provides support and training to families caring for children with special needs. She is a parent and an FASD Into Action trainer. Originally from Akiachak, she now lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Aileen McInnis, Ed.M., is the director of Alaska Center for Resource Families, which provides support, information, and training to foster, adoptive, relative caretakers, and guardianship families. ​She lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Marilyn Pierce-Bulger, A.P.R.N, has been a clinician, consultant, educator, and innovator. She has worked with high social risk families; consults for the CDC Collaborative for an Alcohol Free Pregnancy, State of Alaska, and UAA health programs.  She founded and managed the Anchorage FASD Diagnostic Team and the Alaska Center for FASD. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Gina Schumaker, is an entrepreneur and board member of the Alaska Center for FASD. She is a person with lived experience of an FASD and statewide advocate for people impacted by FASD. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Teri Tibbett, M.F.A., coordinates the Alaska Prenatal Alcohol Partnership and is the current president of the Alaska Center for FASD.  Formerly, she coordinated the advocacy effort for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and partner advisory boards and for twelve years coordinated the Alaska FASD Partnership. She is an FASD 101 & 201 trainer and paraeducator. She lives in Juneau, Alaska.

Jenn Wagaman, M.A., is a parent and former coordinator of the Fetal Alcohol Community Evaluation & Services (FACES) at the Alaska Center for Children & Adults in Fairbanks, Alaska. She teaches on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is an FASD Into Action trainer.