board member since 2010
Liaison with Juneau Hospice and Home Care.
board member since 2013
Julie is the Home and Community Based Services Regional Coordinator at Southeast Senior Services. She arrived in Juneau in 1988 and has provided direct service and program management with The Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc.; Hospice and Home Care of Juneau; and Wildflower Court, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. She is married to local tenor Jay Query and they have two daughters, Abby & Katrina.
board member since 2006
Hal is a biologist and biostatistician who has lived in Juneau since 1982. He is married to Sigrid Dahlberg, and they have two children, Will and Beth. He has done research on the effects of salmon hatcheries, the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on pink salmon, conservation genetics, and salmon stock assessment techniques. He has a long-term interest in jazz and blues, as well as traditional archery and the outdoors.
Joni Gill Pico
Joni Gill Pico has been a social worker since 1986, and worked in health care at SEARCH during the 1990s. Currently she is the Bereavement and Volunteer Coordinator at Hospice and Homecare of Juneau. Joni is the single mother of a daughter who attends Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau Alaska.
William Martin, M.D.
board member since 2017
Dr. Martin is an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Juneau.
board member since 2012
Sue Nielsen was born and raised in Juneau, and she is a third generation Juneauite. Her career was in human resource management with Behrends Bank and the State of Alaska. She previously served on the Hospice Board during the 1990's. Currently she is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Widowed Persons Program and a member of AARP Juneau Community Council. She is also a member of the Retired State Association and Juneau Community Resource Network. She has two children and five grandchildren. Sue is a Master Gardener and is often found planting in her garden when she is not working on a community event.
board member since 2011
NOAA Computer Specialist
Bob Urata, M.D.
board member since 2000
Bob is a family physician practicing in Juneau since 1984. He has been the medical director of Hospice and Home Care of Juneau since 1987 and he was a founding board member of the Foundation for End of Life Care. He was born and raised in Wrangell, Alaska, and he is married and has three children. Bob enjoys basketball, golf, and travel.
Fr. Gordon Blue
board member since 2017
Rev. Gordon Blue is the Rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Juneau. Before coming to the ministry, he was a marine engineer, commercial fisherman, boat-owner, and Native Corporation Consultant. He's served on boards, as well as worked for or run 21 different organizations and businesses. They include the Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust, the Alaska Longline Fisheries Association, and Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services.
board member since 2014
Bruce B. Weyhrauch has practiced law in Alaska since 1987. He helped craft legislation in Alaska that helped incorporate the "five-wishes" each of us need to deal with when completing an end of life health care directive. He is married to Luann and has three children, ages 23, 21, and 18.