Alaskans Together Welcome New Board Members

The Alaskans Together board of directors is proud to announce the addition of Kay Brown and Grant Johnston to the board team.

Together, Kay and Grant have a depth and breadth of experience that is helping Alaskans Together achieve our mission. We are happy they are volunteering their skill set to advocate for equality in Alaska! 


Kay Brown

Board Member

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Kay has championed progressive ideals throughout a 40-year career spanning service in state government, the non-profit sector, the Democratic Party, and the media.

Brown has served as a state legislator, director of the State of Alaska's Divisions of Oil and Gas and Minerals and Energy Management, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party, and head of a coalition of environmental organizations. A journalist by training, she has been a reporter, editor and author. 



Grant Johnston

Board Member

Pronouns: He/him/his

Grant was born in Hawaii, and is a 20-year Alaska resident. A well-rounded communications professional by trade, Grant is the owner of a full-service public relations and advertising firm based in Anchorage, Alaska. He has developed many campaigns throughout the state covering a variety of business, political, and social issues. In 2012, provided assistance with the communications efforts for the One Anchorage campaign. He is a proud father of three who enjoys fishing and traveling with his family. 



Do you want to help ATE advance equality for all Alaskans? Do you have experience or a skill set that can help take our board to the next level? We are seeking energetic and committed individuals to expand our board of directors. If interested, please submit your professional resume and letter of interest to alaskanstogether(at) re:Board of Directors. We will be reviewing resumes and contacting qualified applicants on a rolling basis. Members of the Trans community and Women of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. The ATE board of directors is committed to diversity and ensuring all voices in our community are at the board table.