Kimberley Strong

Kimberley Strong

Kimberley Strong

Board Chair | SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

Kimberley Strong (Tlingit) serves as Board Chair at the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), a non-profit tribal health organization, comprised of 15 federally recognized tribes, that administers comprehensive healthcare services throughout Southeast Alaska serving 27 communities.

Strong is the youngest of 12 and was raised in the small ancestral village of Klukwan, Alaska. Nestled on the banks of the Chilkat River, Klukwan is a remote village just 18 miles south of the Canadian border. She serves as Tribal Council President for the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan tribe.

Strong holds a Bachelor of Arts in Rural Development with an emphasis on business and economic development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has served on many local, regional and statewide governing boards for more than 30 years. Strong is also the Board Chair for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, President of Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center, former trustee at the Alaska Pacific University, and former Vice Chair for the Alaska Native Health Board.