Kim Reitmeier has served as the Executive Director of ARA since 2011.
Prior to joining ARA, Reitmeier was Chief of Staff to the President at Alyeska Pipeline Service Company. She previously served as Director of Alaska Heritage Tours, where she oversaw the tour package operations for CIRI Alaska Tourism.
Reitmeier holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Alaska. She is a recipient of the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s “Top 40 Under 40” award. In 2005 Reitmeier was inducted to the Anchorage ATHENA Society. She serves on the board of directors for the Alaska Community Foundation, Alaska Chamber, Alaska Business Week; and advisory board for UAA’s Alaska Native Organizational Management program.
Reitmeier is Sugpiaq, a shareholder of Koniag, Inc. and Ouzinkie Native Corporation; and a member of the Sun’aq tribe of Kodiak. Reitmeier is married to Cameron and together they have two children.
External Affairs Manager
Bridget Anderson joined ARA as External Affairs Manager in 2018. In her role she is responsible for the development, coordination
Anderson has worked in the government affairs sector for over fifteen years, spending nearly eight years in Washington, D.C. working both on and off Capitol Hill before moving back home to Alaska. Upon her return from D.C., she continued working in the government affairs sector while employed by her Alaska Native regional corporation, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC). She represented ASRC on the Alaska Federation of Natives board of directors. Anderson twice participated in the annual session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues providing support to the delegate from the Arctic, and she provided policy and strategic support to the first US Chair of the Arctic Economic Council. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Anderson is Iñupiaq from Anchorage, Alaska. She is a shareholder of ASRC and Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC), the Alaska Native village corporation for Utqiagvik, AK.