Jim Anderson is the Chief Financial Officer of the Anchorage School District. He joined ASD in 2015 after retiring as a Colonel from 27 years of active federal service in the U.S. Army. Jim served as an infantry officer, ordnance officer, and logistics officer. He served in numerous leadership positions, from Platoon Leader to Battalion Commander, deployed several times to Bosnia, the Middle East, and conducted numerous missions in Africa. Jim's last job in the Army was as the Chief of Staff, Logistics for the U.S. Army Alaska. He provided policy, guidance, and oversight for all active Army forces in Alaska. He earned his undergraduate degree before joining the Army. While in the service, he earned master's degrees in Human Resources from Webster University and Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. He is a Lifetime Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a past board member of the Anchorage Girl Scouts.
Margo Bellamy is President of the Anchorage School Board. A career educator, she has spent over forty years in education working in various positions (clerk typist, teacher, librarian, assistant principal, principal, executive director, mentor, and trainer of staff and leadership). During her three-year tenure on the Anchorage School Board, Margo is in her second year as president and has served as Clerk, Communication Committee Chair, and Vice-President. During retirement, Margo enjoys working as an Adjunct Professor in the UAA Educational Leadership Program and is the new president-elect of the Alaska Association of School Boards. She is a member of the National School Board Associations National Black Caucus, National Native American/Alaskan Native Caucus, and the National Hispanic Caucus. Her local service also includes service on the Boards of Directors of the Alaska Children's Trust, Anchorage Library Foundation, and the Alaska Community Foundation. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the National NAACP. Margo is married and is the parent of two adult children, both ASD graduates, and a grandparent to two grandsons who attend the school in the Anchorage School District.
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