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 – Jerry Jenkins, CEO of Anchorage Community Mental Health and Fairbanks Community Mental Health
Vice President – Kevin Munson, CEO of Mat-Su Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
Secretary – Laura Báez, Director of Behavioral Health at Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Treasurer – Dave Branding, Executive Director of Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc.
Member – Dr. Andy Mayo, CEO of North Star Behavioral Health
Member – Mary Teachout, Director of Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Behavioral Health
Member – April Kyle, VP of Behavioral Health Services, Southcentral Foundation
Member – Denis McCarville, CEO of AK Child & Family
Member – Perry Ahsogeak, Director at Fairbanks Native Association

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