Leah Pili is a long-time Alaskan with roots in the mid-west. Ms. Pili is a descendant of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Her mother and father moved to Alaska in 1982 to work for the Indian Health Service at the Alaska Native Services hospital, originally located in downtown Anchorage. Leah followed in their footsteps and has had a long-standing career at the Alaska Native Medical Center.
A positive and dedicated professional, she brings nearly 20 years of health care experience, at varying levels and across professions, to the APU Board of Trustees. Pili’s varying experiences bring professional strengths including planning, management of staff and resources, process improvement, and training.
Pili is currently the Special Assistant to ANTHC’s CEO and Administrator, where she manages special projects, administrative staff in varying locations, and supports the CEO and Board of Directors in a variety of tasks. In her personal life, Pili has raised two young men, who also work for the Alaska Native Medical Center, and is raising a teenage daughter. Outside of her career, family-time, and church, Ms. Pili enjoys supporting her children and her large extended family in their sports endeavors. In addition to being a long-standing member of the Alaska Elite Basketball Program, she enjoys fund-raising for her daughter’s various sports teams, harvesting traditional foods, and attending pow-wows with family members back in Wisconsin.