Members of the FCAC Council as of 2018 include:

  • Cathy Walling - Renewable Energy Working Group
  • Charley Basham - Interfaith Working Group
  • Diane Preston - Interfaith Working Group
  • Enei Begaye - Regenerative Economy Working Group
  • Jessica Girard - Coalition Care 
  • Mike Musik - Renewable Energy Working Group
  • Odin Miller - Keep It In The Ground Working Group
  • Princess Johnson - Coalition Care
  • Ritchie Musik - Coalition Care
  • Sylia/Willow Leaves - Kids for Environmental Action 


Jessica Girard, FCAC Coordinator

Jessica is an Air Force veteran with a graduate degree in Sustainable International Development with a Specialization in Environmental Conservation from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She has been a community organizer in Fairbanks Alaska for four years, framing her work from a social and climate justice lens. Jessica has 12 years of experience in intercultural relations and has worked directly with communities in Cambodia as well as Iraq before moving to Alaska. She is a co-founder of the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition (FCAC) and worked at the Northern Alaska Environmental Center as the program director. In both roles she has embedded justice based organizing through policy, education, and community outreach.