Name: Diane Ahrenholz
Experience at Anchor Since 2017
Born and raised in Minnesota. Moved to Alaska in 2004 after some pursuasion from her husband (Jay). Currently has two kids enrolled at Anchor. Likes to spend her time fishing, camping, and anything else outdoors. Turns out Alaska wasn't so bad after all.
Name: Lisa Wilkinson
Experience at Anchor: Since 1999
Lisa was born and raised in Montana, moving to Alaska in 1991. She and her husband Mike have three adult children, each of whom attended Anchor Lutheran. Her involvement at ALS began as a school parent, then a member of our Board of Directors (7 years), and finally to helping run our office as well as be a big part of numerous other tasks, such as running the hot lunch program and being in charge of ALS apparel. Lisa is an active member of Anchorage Lutheran Church, being involved in church music for over three decades. Beyond her school office duties, Lisa serves as assistant bookkeeper.
Name: Nancy Sarber
Experience at Anchor: Since 1991
Nancy’s history in Anchorage is considerable, having moved here in 1966. Nancy began filling a need for Anchor back when her first grandchild was attending our school, and has been with us, both as bookkeeper and a grandma, ever since. She currently has grandchildren and great-grandchildren in our student body! Nancy is an active member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, the congregation that shares our Lutheran Center facility. She contributes hours and hours of volunteer time on behalf of both the church and school ministries.
Name: Tammy Kellard
Experience at Anchor: Since 2000
Tammy originally came to Anchor as a school mom, and later began assisting in our Kindergarten classroom as an aide. Over the years she has taken on many additional tasks, including the Annual School Auction (our primary fundraiser for the year). Her current primary role is serving as our Admissions Director, using her years of experience here and her love for our school to share with new families, helping them learn about Anchor and why it’s the place to be!
Name: Tim Skinner
Experience at Anchor: Since 2014
Tim and his family have been a part of Anchor Lutheran for many years, with a son who graduated just last year and a daughter in Third Grade. He was long known as one of our “super” volunteers, always ready to step in and lend a hand. Retired military, Tim picked up many skills over his years serving our country that now are an invaluable resource as he cares for the maintenance and custodial needs of our facility, helping make it shine and keeping it an amazing place for our children and families.