Aleesha Towns-Bain To Lead BBNCEF

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BBNC is pleased to announce the hiring of Aleesha Towns-Bain as the Executive Director of the BBNC Education Foundation.

As Executive Director, Towns-Bain will provide strategic leadership and effective management of the Foundation’s operations.

Towns-Bain comes to the BBNC Education Foundation from the Rasmuson Foundation, where she most recently served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. She has also served as interim executive director of the Alaska Children’s Trust, and editor of the Colorado-based Crested Butte News. A graduate of Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s Training Without Walls Program and the Council on Foundations Career Pathways Program, Towns-Bain has emerged as one of Alaska’s top philanthropic leaders. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and Native American studies from The Evergreen State College, and a Master of Arts in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Towns-Bain will be starting her new role in May 2017.

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