National WIC Association

Alaska


Fast Facts

ALASKA WIC WORKS TO PARTNER WITH THE ALASKA BREASTFEEDING COALITION TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT BREASTFEEDING ACROSS THE STATE, AND AS A RESULT WIC HAS AN 80.1% BREASTFEEDING INITIATION RATE (SFY 2016)

BY PARTNERING WITH LOCAL WIC AGENCIES, VENDOR MANAGEMENT STAFF HAVE BEEN ABLE TO CONDUCT ONSITE MONITORING AND PROVIDE TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO APPROXIMATELY 50% OF ALL WIC VENDORS FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE YEARS


Key Contacts

State WIC Director

Kathleen Wayne, MS, RD, LD
130 Seward Street, Suite 508
Juneau, AK 99801
T: 907-465-8636
F: 907-465-3416
Kathleen.Wayne@alaska.gov


Nutrition Coordinator

Jennifer Johnson, MPH, RD, LD
130 Seward Street, Suite 508
Juneau, AK 99801
T: 907-465-8104
F: 907- 465-3416
jennifer.johnson@alaska.gov


Breastfeeding Coordinator

Dana Kent, RD, LD, IBCLC 
130 Seward Street, Suite 508
Juneau, AK 99801
T: 907-465-5322
F: 907- 465-3416
Dana.Kent@alaska.gov


State Vendor Manager

Sandy Harbanuk
130 Seward Street, Suite 508
Juneau, AK 99801
T: 907-465-4704
F: 907-465-3416
Sandra.Harbanuk@alaska.gov

State Profile

Alaska State WIC Profile


Other State Resources and Links

Alaska WIC Website