Multicultural Education Concerns Advisory Committee

MeetingsCalendar multiple months

The March 24, 2016 meeting will be held at the Alaska Native Heritage Center from 6-8 p.m. See the meetings page for more meeting dates and general information.

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The district's Multicultural Education Concerns Advisory Committee (MECAC) works to ensure equity for all students by providing input directly to the superintendent on relevant issues that impact student achievement, including but not limited to:

  • parent involvement,
  • community relations,
  • curriculum adoption and implementation,
  • cultural competence, and
  • equity and other instructional concerns.



Committee members

See the selection of members page to learn more about MECAC composition and committee membership.


MembersSchool, program
Administration representatives
Ed Graff

Margo Bellamy

Compliance/Equal Employment Opportunity Office

Doreen Brown

Title VII Indian Education  Program

Cynthia Rogers

Superintendent’s Office

Phil Farson

English Language Learners Program

David Mayo-Kiely

Child in Transition

Student representative
Savannah Melendez Student Advisory Board
Teacher representatives
Jessica A. Cook Elementary School
Deb Abshier Middle School
Afshan Mohammad High School
Principal representatives
Greg Balcao Elementary School
Brian Singleton Middle School
Sam Spinella High School
Arthur Sosa Principal At-Large
Parent program representatives

William Tauanuu

English Language Learner Program

Starr Marsett

Special Education Program

Nancy Nolan

Gifted Education Program

Carmela Ramirez

Migrant Education Program

Robin Wittrock

Title VII Indian Education Program

At-large representatives

Minoo Minaei

Kaneyo Hirata

Erika Ninoyu

Liza Lynn Tran

George Martinez

Clara Baldwin

Kerry Brown

Charlea Allen

Monica Garcia-Itchoak

Majorie Knights


MECAC membership

People/Crowd icon - aquaSee the Selection of Members page to learn more about MECAC composition and committee membership.

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Contact us

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Margo Bellamy

Executive director