MAT-SU HEALTH FOUNDATION WELCOMES NEW R.O.C.K. MAT-SU TEAM MEMBER AND PROMOTES TWO EMPLOYEES
Wasilla, Alaska – The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) has announced that Megan Wilbur has joined the R.O.C.K. Mat-Su team in the position of systems coordinator. Along with this new hire, MSHF also announced the promotion of two employees, Jaye Salter and Brian Tiefenbrun.
As systems coordinator, Wilbur is responsible for helping to drive R.O.C.K. Mat-Su’s strategic work forward by supporting day-to-day communications and administration, community engagement, and data functions, as well as for building and maintaining strong relationships with community partners. R.O.C.K. Mat-Su is a collaborative of community members who have joined together to promote family resilience and reduce child maltreatment. Wilbur came to R.O.C.K. Mat-Su from the University of Alaska Anchorage where she was a student conduct and ethical development coordinator. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Tiefenbrun was promoted to operations coordinator for Connect Mat-Su. Connect Mat-Su was created by the foundation and community partners to be a comprehensive and innovative health and social services information and referral resource center serving all residents of Mat-Su. In his new position, he maintains, updates, and refines the network’s resource database and website integration. Previously, Tiefenbrun served as Connect Mat-Su’s community resource center specialist. Prior to that, he worked as an investigator for the State of Alaska, Office of Children’s Services. Tiefenbrun is a veteran of the U.S. Army and has also worked at North Star Behavioral Health. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from American Military University.
Salter was promoted to full-time administrative assistant for the Mat-Su Health Foundation. In her new role, she serves as receptionist and provides clerical and administrative support for the organization. Salter brings a wealth of experience from customer-facing positions across a range of industries. She attended Palmer High School and Mat-Su College.
Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. In this capacity, MSHF board members and representatives actively participate in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital to protect the community’s interest in this important healthcare institution. The MSHF mission is to improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in the Mat-Su and the tools it uses include grantmaking, convening of local partners, and policy change. The foundation’s work has resulted in significant improvements in systems that support the health of Mat-Su residents in areas such as behavioral health, child welfare, crisis response, community connections, workforce development, transportation, housing, and senior services. More information is available at healthymatsu.org .