The Alaska Behavioral Health Association (ABHA) is a member-driven organization. Members determine the Association’s priorities and elect its leadership.

Executive Committee Members


President – Perry Ahsogeak, Director of Behavioral Health at Fairbanks Native Association
Vice President – Kevin Munson, CEO of Mat-Su Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
Secretary – Lance Johnson, Administrative Director of Behavioral Health Services at Norton Sound Health Corporation
Treasurer – Dave Branding, Executive Director of JAMHI Health &Wellness
Member – Andy Mayo, CEO of North Star Behavioral Health
Member – April Kyle, VP of Behavioral Health Services, Southcentral Foundation
Member – Sherrie Hinshaw, CEO of Volunteers of America, Alaska
Member – Polly-Beth Odom, Assistant Executive Director at Daybreak, Inc.
Member – Rebecca Ling, Director of Recovery Services, Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Tom Chard has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Behavioral Health Association since 2012.