Director of Alaska Workforce Coalition Receives Workforce Advocacy Award

Kathy Craft, Director of the Alaska Health Workforce Coalition, is the recipient of the Workforce Advocacy Award. This award was presented to her jointly by the Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce and the Mental Health Program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). The honor recognizes her as one of the foremost leaders of workforce development in health and social services in the United States. In presenting the award, these two national organizations acknowledged her steadfast commitment to strengthening the workforce in Alaska, her depth of knowledge about the workforce and workforce development strategies, and her exceptional ability to foster collaboration among diverse stakeholders in order to improve recruitment, retention, and training.

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