Department of Wildlife Management Staff


Taqulik Hepa, Director
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Nicole Kanayurak, M.S., Deputy Director
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Rita Acker, Wildlife Research Assistant
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Billy Adams, Special Assistant to the Director
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Christina Aiken, Senior Office Specialist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351 


Hattie Aishanna, Subsistence Research Specialist, Kaktovik
Phone: (907) 640-4317


Larae Agnasagga, Subsistence Research Specialist, Wainwright
Phone: (907) 763-2714


Christine L. Bair, Contract Administrator
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Gordon Bodfish, Polar Bear Patrol, Wainwright
Phone: (907) 763-2714


Marilyn Booth, Senior Accounting Specialist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Larinda Danner, Executive Assistant
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Brower Frantz, Subsistence Research Coordinator
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Nathan Gordon, Jr., Polar Bear Patrol, Kaktovik
Phone: (907) 640-4317


John Craighead "Craig" George, Ph.D., Senior Wildlife Biologist (Emeritus)
Phone: (907) 852-0350


Olive Kanayurak, Subsistence Research Specialist, Atqasuk

Carla Kayotuk
Carla Kayotuk, Subsistence Research Coordinator
Phone: (907) 640-4317

Peter Kosbruk, Subsistence Research Specialist, Nuiqsut


Tom Lohman, Environmental Resource Specialist
Phone: (907) 349-2606
Fax: (907) 349-2602

Cora Morry, Subsistence Research Specialist, Anaktuvuk Pass


Jared Nayakik, Subsistence Research Coordinator
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Frances "JakyLou" Olemaun, Subsistence Research Specialist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Nita Oyagak, Office Specialist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Brian Person, Ph.D., Senior Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Bobby Sarren, Wildlife Research Liaison
Phone: (907) 852-0352 or (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Kayla Scheimreif, Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Todd Sformo, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Leandra de Sousa, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Raphaela Stimmelmayr, D.V.M., M.Sc., Ph.D., Research Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Robert Suydam, Ph.D., Senior Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Michael Tuzroyluk, Subsistence Research Specialist, Point Hope
Phone: (907) 368-2630


Dolores Vinas, Division Manager
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351


Andrew VonDuyke, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist
Phone: (907) 852-0350
Fax: (907) 852-0351