Staff

 Harlow Robinson, Executive Director

HarlowFounding member of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.  Has been been involved with Healthy Futures since 2006, initially serving as an advisory board member.  Prior to his current position Harlow worked with at-risk youth for 15 years as a direct care staff, supervisor and manager.  Has served on numerous boards and commissions and is currently on the Municipality of Anchorage Parks and Recreation Commission.  An accomplished mountain runner, Harlow is involved in organizing numerous Alaska sporting events.

Shelley Romer, Healthy Futures Development Director

HF pic 2Previous to joining our team she was the Program and Marketing Director of Alaska Cancer Care Alliance and over the past decade she has built a strong resume in planning and business development. Shelley grew up in both rural and urban Alaska being active/enjoying the great outdoors (especially rock climbing, skiing, running and hiking). Being healthy and enjoying our amazing state, especially rock climbing, skiing, running and hiking, is very important to her and she feels very passionate about the Healthy Future’s cause!

 

Alyse Loran, Healthy Futures Coordinator

AlyseAlyse has worked in program management, operations, and grants administration for various Anchorage nonprofits focusing on community development and youth issues around the state. A lifelong Alaskan, Alyse returned home after completing a Masters of Public Administration at the University of Washington in 2014. An avid skier, runner, and lover of the mountains, she is passionate about helping people discover the outdoors and explore new ways to be active.

 

Matias Saari, Healthy Futures Event Coordinator

Matias Service Jamboree photoMatias loves many forms of outdoor recreation and has organized and coordinated a variety of running events in Fairbanks and Southcentral Alaska. He has extensive experience as a newspaper reporter and has worked at the Winter Olympics, the World Cup soccer championships and the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships.  An accomplished runner, Matias is also a board member for Alaska Mountain Runners and leads an annual safety tour at the Mount Marathon Race.