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Mike Yang, BA

Mike Yang is a graphic designer with nearly a decade of combined professional experience in digital and multimedia work. He is a graduate of Augsburg College with a major in political science and a communications minor. He started his career as a multimedia professional working for Spectrum-Interactive Media, a branding and web development firm in…

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Colin Welker, BS

Hello! I am a Senior Program Specialist with the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) and joined the organization in March 2018. In my role I support program activities from AICAF’s National Breast and Cervical Early Detection Program: Screen Our Circle. This program aims to increase cancer screening rates among urban American Indian and Alaska Native…

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Ashley Pohlenz, BS

Greetings! I came to work at the American Indian Cancer Foundation in September 2017 as an Evaluation Coordinator. I chose to work with American Indian and Alaska Native populations because of the wisdom and strong sense of community that resounds in Indian Country. This is a quality of life I admire and wish to see…

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Tina MacDonald, BA

Dedication to improving health outcomes in American Indian communities, along with a passion for story telling, has inevitably lead to my role in communications at the American Indian Cancer Foundation.

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Jessica Makori, BA

My coursework and experiences in public health and women’s and gender studies inspired me to further act on my commitments to advancing anti-poverty and health equity work. In doing so, I am honored to join AICAF as part of the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program. As the lead of survivorship programming, I assess…

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Alyssa Diaz, BA

Mabuhay! As a Prevention and Policy Coordinator, I provide technical assistance in policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change solutions to promote chronic disease prevention and health equity. Prior to this role, I served as AICAF’s AmeriCorps VISTA developing AICAF’s survivorship program. I am passionate about health equity, social justice, and decolonizing public health. As a…

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Daanis Chosa, AS

Boozhoo. I’m from the Keweenaw Bay Chippewa Indian Community in Michigan and a member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa in Minnesota. I currently hold an A.S. in Community Development and am currently seeking my B.S. in Sociology – Policy Analysis at the University of Minnesota. I choose to work at the American Indian…

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