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GeocacheAlaska! Inc. was founded in 2009 as a non-profit educational corporation under IRS 501(c)(3) rules.  We are registered in the State of Alaska under tax ID 27-0153140.  Membership dues and any other donations to our organization may be deductible as a charitable contribution on your Federal taxes.  Consult with your tax accountant for details. 

The purposes of GeocacheAlaska! Inc. are to:

Promote geocaching as an exciting, family-oriented outdoor activity that increases awareness and use of Alaska's public parks and trail systems.

Provide opportunities for the geocaching community to enjoy geocaching in Alaska and to meet and socialize with other geocachers.

Increase awareness of geocaching issues in Alaska through interaction with other outdoor activity groups, clubs, organizations, and the public.

Educate geocachers on proper geocaching methods and promote stewardship of our natural resources through low impact geocaching activities.

Educate other outdoor enthusiasts and user groups about geocaching.

Represent geocaching interests in public forums and to recreation land managers.

Actively promote the "Cache In - Trash Out" (CITO) program to help in the maintenance of public parks and trail systems and foster good working relationships with land managers.

View the current By-Laws of GeocacheAlaska! Inc. in PDF format

Our Mailing Address:

GeocacheAlaska! Inc.

200 W. 34th Ave., PMB 314

Anchorage, AK 99503


GeocacheAlaska! Inc. is managed by an elected, volunteer Board of Directors.  The Board consists of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Webmaster, and four Members at Large.  Each Board member is elected for a two-year term with elections offset for approximately half of the board each year to help manage Board turnover. 
NorthWes
Wes Skinner
Anchorage

Email the President
Term Ends: 12/31/2017
ftl-ak
Sean Gaither
Anchorage
Fundraising Committee Chair & Event Store Manager
Email the Vice-President
Term Ends: 12/31/2018
Polgera
Roberta Bromlow
Anchorage

Email the Treasurer
Term Ends: 12/31/2018
AKLoisandClark
Trish Fredieu
Anchorage
Education Committee Chair
Email the Secretary
Term Ends: 12/31/2017
SSO JOAT
Scott Aleckson
Soldotna & Valdez
Communications Committee Chair & Mail Order Store Manager
Email the Webmaster
Term Ends: 12/31/2017
hockey chicks
Michelli Warren
Eagle River

Email Member at Large 3
Term Ends: 12/31/2018
Valerieseaker
Valerie Manfull
Anchorage

Email Member at Large 1
Term Ends: 12/31/2017
freeweez
Louise Kempker
Anchorage

Email Member at Large 4
Term Ends: 12/31/2017
davidaknz
David Thomson
Juneau

Email Member at Large 2
Term Ends: 12/31/2018
Advocacy

The GeocacheAlaska! Advocacy Committee is dedicated to the establishment and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships with local and state land managers to preserve and develop Geocaching in the state of Alaska.
Education

The GeocacheAlaska! Education Committee is dedicated to hosting continuing education events for beginner, intermediate and advanced geocachers in order to enhance individual and group safety, awareness, and enjoyment of geocaching in general and geocaching in Alaska.

Provide free educational materials related to geocaching on the GeocacheAlaska! website and links to other resources.

Sponsor education events targeting potential geocaching recruits in Alaska; by assisting Alaskan organizations (co-sponsoring), by directly organizing recruiting events at different locales, and by assisting GeocacheAlaska! members with individual outreach events.
Events

Organize and host various social and CITO events for GeocacheAlaska!

Assist individual cachers in hosting their own events and providing financial support to individual member-hosted events around the state of Alaska.
Fundraising

Develop and aquire various geocaching merchandise for sale to members and other geocachers to promote geocaching, GeocacheAlaska! and specialty items for members.  Offer merchandise for sale at local events and through online sales on the GeocacheAlaska! website.
Membership

Promote GeocacheAlaska! for soliciting new members.  Work to retain existing members.  Solicit members to serve on the Board of Directors and the various committees.  Manage the annual Board elections process.
Communications

Develop and manage GeocacheAlaska! communications through Website, direct e-mail, and various social media outlets.  Facilitate the publishing of the GeocacheAlaska! Around the State newsletter.
CACHE

Manage the Golden Ammo Can and membership longevity projects.