Mavis provides administrative support to the Public Health Division of the Anchorage Health Department. She is a native Samoan, born and bred on the islands and is no stranger to public service and community building. She moved straight from the islands to Anchorage, AK in 2015 and understands the obstacles many face in transitioning to a new place. Mavis is a proud, family-oriented, hardworking Samoan woman who values morals, culture, her identity, and her faith. She is passionate about helping the community, building trustworthy bonds, finding opportunities, driving equality and civil rights, as well as capacity building and learning. She aspires to building a strong and cohesive PI community in Alaska and be the support that our people need.