Board of Directors

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Richard (Clayton) Trotter, J.D.
Board Vice Chair

Richard “Clayton” Trotter is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  He was one of the Founding Professors of Regent University School of Law and has served as Corporate Counsel for General Mills, Inc. and the Justice Foundation, a national law firm that seeks to mobilize citizens, through financial and service contributions to provide free legal […]

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Dr. Grady Pennell
Member

Grady Pennell has served as the pastor of Eagle River Grace since March 2007, when he retired after 26 years as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. In the Navy, he served a tour of duty on a submarine, cruiser, aircraft carrier, Seabee Battalion, and with numerous U.S. Marine units, which included a combat tour […]

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Troy Fritzel
Member

Raised in Alaska, Troy Fritzel left home to attend university, married his “girl” from high school, and just a few months later, met Jesus Christ at the age of 19. After graduating from college, he worked a summer job installing sheet metal for his father-in-law’s start-up business venture. Continuing with this business for 20 years, […]

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Robert Flint, J.D.
Member

Robert Flint practiced law in Alaska for 47 years before retiring in 2010. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in economics before attending Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C. Flint is a founding board member of Covenant House Alaska and Alaska Family Council. He lives in Anchorage with his wife Letha and daughter […]

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Fred Dyson
Member

Fred Dyson is a former member of both the state house and senate in Alaska. After fighting hard for decades to protect the family in Alaska, Mr. Dyson has extended his impeccable legacy by joining the Alaska Family Board in 2015. Outside of his distinguished career as a public servant, Mr. Dyson also spent 23 […]

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Nancy Bienvenue, BSN
Member

Nancy Bienvenue was transformed by Christ from a 20-year old nursing student who chose abortion in 1975 to the CEO of Carenet Pregnancy Center of Tanana Valley, a faith-based, life-affirming pregnancy center in Fairbanks. Nancy oversaw the transition of the pregnancy center into a medical clinic and was responsible for securing a Community-Based Abstinence Education […]

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Chris Brown
Board Chair

Chris Brown, Board Chair Chris Brown has served on the board of Alaska Family since 2008. A nearly 40-year veteran of the telecommunication industry, he holds an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta, as well as an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. He has served in executive capacities for international firms, large U.S. corporations, as well […]

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David Bronson
Member

Col. David Bronson, Member David Bronson (Col., USAF, Ret.), is a native of Superior, Wisconsin, Bronson graduated with a degree in economics prior to entering pilot training school to serve in the United States Air Force. After serving for nine years, Bronson moved to Anchorage, where he still pilots commercially. He and his wife Debra […]

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