CHAM Program Manager-Tasha Hotch 

Tasha received a Bachelor's degree in Technical Management, and a Masters in Business Administration with a Specialization in Project Managment. She is Tlingit from the village Klukwan, in Southeast Alaska. She has more than a decade of experience working in the tribal health system. Some projects she’s participated in prior to joining CHAP Statewide Services were the Cerner implementation at ANTHC and the Manager Training Series. Tasha is also an adjunct professor with UAF, this permits those who go through her manager course the ability to apply for University credit. She also provides staff support to the Community Health Aide Association. Tasha has been with CHAP since 2014.



Physician Assistant-Certified/Community Health Aide Instructor-Jean Rounds-Riley, PAC

Jean has decades of service in the Community Health Aide program. She enjoys helping health aides develop their skills to serve their communities. She has also been instrumental in revising previous versions of the CHAM.


Contractor-Rebecca Moore Pazdernik PA-C, MHS 

Rebecca received a Bachelor's in Social Sciences and Anthropology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo as well as a Master's in Health Sciences from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Physician Assistant Program with a specialty in Rural Medicine.  She practiced Emergency Medicine until 2008, when she and her husband Ben moved to Seward.  She has worked in Primary Care throughout Alaska's rural communities, including acting as Coordinator Instructor for Chugachmiut's Health Aide Program for two years.  She has worked with the CHAM since the fall of 2013 and transitioned to a contractor role in January 2018.




Revision Groups

A number of groups are being developed to provide more opportunities for input and communication in the revision process. We appreciate all of our statewide partners and their assistance with this effort.

Training Center Medical Directors

Align training with CHAM, and identify areas that need additional research.

Advisory Group

Composed of a variety of participants, representing as many THOs and job categories as possible.