Mat-Su Health Foundation 12



Wasilla, Alaska –The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) recently welcomed Tracy Kalytiak in the role of program associate. Tracy supports the foundation’s program team in implementing grant programs and other strategies to further the organization’s mission to improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in the Mat-Su. Her responsibilities include assisting in day to day implementation of grant programs; educating grantees and prospective grantees about MSHF grant program objectives and criteria; and preparing grant reports.

Tracy previously worked as a writer for the University of Alaska Anchorage in its Office of University Advancement. She has also worked as a writer and editor at magazines including Alaska Magazine, Alaska Contractor, and Alaska Business Monthly, and at the Frontiersman newspaper. Tracy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Central Arkansas and has taken courses at the University of Alaska Anchorage with the goal of earning a Master of Public Health degree.


About MSHF: Mat-Su Health Foundation is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. In this capacity, the MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare asset through board oversight. The MSHF keeps its share of Mat-Su Regional’s profits in the community by investing into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in the Mat-Su. More information is available online at