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Register for our Biennial Conference!

Congratulations to our Award Winners

Social Worker of the Year: Leigh Bolin & Melissa Merrick
Member of the Year: Rachel Gearhart
Elder of the Year: Elizabeth "Liz" Sunnyboy Yup'ik Elder
MSW Student of the Year: Guy Harris
BSW Student of the Year: Leigh Smith

Learn more about our winners

Join the NASW-AK MyNASW Community

MyNASW is a dynamic community made up of people just like you who are passionate about the social work profession. It’s the perfect place to network, collaborate, share insights, and get answers to your most pressing questions. As a member of the NASW Alaska Chapter—you also get to be a part of the NASW Alaska community made up of peers and supporters of the Alaska region. Please take a few minutes and introduce yourselves to the rest of the Alaska social work community.

Login to the NASW Alaska chapter community using your NASW username and password.

Alaska Legislature Honors Social Workers

In recognition of the hard work social workers have provided for the state both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alaska state legislature has officially honored Alaska's Social Workers and NASW-Alaska for their continuous contributions towards a better community. Read the full statement here.

Committee Meetings

Please contact your regional representative for committee volunteer opportunities and more information.

Social Action Committee(SAC)

Are you interested in advocating for change? Are you interested in the legislative process? If so then we would love for you to join our Social Action Committee. We are currently gearing up for 2024 and need your input. Please contact Tonie Protzman for more information.

Conference Committee

Meeting the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Find more information here.