Join us at our next RDC Breakfast Forum 
October 5th, 2023 

Anchorage School District: Aligning Educational and Industry Needs through Career Academies - A New Vision for Education 

Presented by: Kersten Johnson, Sr. Director of Teaching and Learning (ASD); Cindy Chaput, Director of College, Career and Life Ready (ASD); Devon Roberts, Assistant Director of Career and Technical Education (ASD)

Location: Dena'ina Center, Anchorage, Alaska (600 W. 7th Ave.)
Doors open at 7:00 a.m., program begins at 7:30 a.m.

Registration is $30 for RDC Members and $35 for Non-Members
Registration is non-refundable, but transferable. 
Pre-registration is highly encouraged and will close at 12:00 p.m. noon on the 
Tuesday before the breakfast.


There will be a limited amount of 'same day' registrations at the door for a flat rate of $40.   

Member Season Pass Holders: You are automatically registered for the remaining breakfasts this season. No need to pre-register!


Fall Breakfast Forum Series dates: 

September 21st, October 5th, October 19th, November 2nd and December 21st.  (Subject to change).

Please note:  These events may be recorded using audio, video and/or photography.  By registering, you consent to being recorded/photographed and RDC reserves the right to use any recording/video/photography taken at its event without express written permission of those in attendance.

RDC believes the health and safety of our staff, board, members, and all fellow Alaskans we interact with is the highest priority. Each of us are doing our due diligence to avoid spreading illness.

  For more information, please contact staff at [email protected].


Previous Breakfast Meetings: 

 September 21, 2023 

Alaska Metal Mines: Making the Impossible Possible 

Featuring Karen Matthias, Executive Director, Alaska Metal Mines

Making the Impossible Possible (pdf) 


Moderated by: Kara Moriarty, Alaska Oil & Gas Association
Panelists: Paul Friese, Lynden, Inc.; Roger Marks, Petroleum Economist; Sam Mazzeo, Wells Fargo Commercial Lending; and Natasha Von Imhof, (former) State Senator and Business Owner

April 20, 2023
Economic Benefits of Alaska's Construction Industry (Video)

Featuring Alicia Amberg, Executive Director, Associated General Contractors of Alaska and Donna Logan, President, McKinley Research Group
Economic Benefits of Alaska's Construction Industry (pdf)

March 30, 2023
The Alaska Trust Land Office:  What it Does and How it Helps Alaskans
Featuring Jusdi Warner, Executive Director, Alaska Trust Land Office, and John Sturgeon, Member of the Board of Trustees for the Alaska Mental Health Trust
Trust Land Office Slide Presentation (pdf)

Trust Land Office Video

March 16, 2023
Carbon Management Opportunities
Featuring John Boyle, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Carbon Management Slide Presentation (pdf)

February 16, 2023
Clean Energy Solutions for Alaska’s Energy Needs
Featuring Michael Valore, Senior Director Nuclear Development, Westinghouse Electric Company and Robert Bernard, Global Director Storage Energy Solutions, Westinghouse Electric Company
Westinghouse Slide Presentation (pdf) 

February 2, 2023
404 Assumption Feasibility Study: The million dollar question
Featuring Jason Brune, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Shannon Miller, Project Manager, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Julie Pack, Assistant Attorney General, Alaska Department of Law
404 Assumption Feasibility Study Slide Presentation (pdf)
404 Assumption Feasibility Study Report

January 19, 2023
Celebrating 10 years of Fire Island and looking ahead to the next 50 years of CIRI
Featuring Suzanne Settle, Vice President of Energy, Land and Resources, CIRI 
Settle Slide Presentation (pdf)

January 5, 2023
2023 Legislative Preview
Featuring Senate Majority Leader Cathy Giessel and Senator Click Bishop


To view prior years' breakfast presentations, visit our Presentations page or Vimeo page.