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Jaime Sanders – Permanency Network Director


Jaime is an Inupiaq tribal member from Utqiagvik, Alaska. She has over 10 years of experience working for her tribal organization, ASRC, in the oil and gas industry in the beautiful state of Alaska. Wanting to work in healthcare, she shifted her focus there in the last five years as a Registered Nurse.

Jaime is the Alaska Permanency Network Director for the Alaska Impact Alliance.

Jaime holds a Bachelors of Arts in Biological Sciences from the University of Montana and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University.

Her personal goals are to contribute positively to the health and growth of her communities and tribe.

She’s worked in a variety of professional settings. One prominent area was health education for her native village’s tribal college, Ilisagvik in Utqiagvik, Alaska. She excelled in regulatory work as an Environmental Scientist and Water Resources professional in the oil and gas industry. Most recently her experiences in healthcare as a Certified Oncology Nurse have been greatly fulfilling.

She is a servant leader. In high school she served as student body president in Anchorage, Alaska, and since then has made it a priority to serve and volunteer in each community she is a part of. Jaime is passionate about healthy communities and families.

When she’s not working she enjoys reading, sharing the outdoors with her husband and daughter, and rock climbing.