Information Technolgy Infrastructure Architect, SOUTHEAST ALASKA REGIONAL HEALTH CONSORTIUM
Joe Bedard was born and raised in Anchorage, with an Inupiaq, Yup'ik and Cree heritage. He served in the U.S. Army as a Medical Specialist, and entered the field of Information Technology in the early 90s. He's currently IT Infrastructure Architect and Information Security Officer at the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Juneau Alaska, and co-founder of Dark Winter Productions, an Alaska Native playwright and actor group.
Development Director (RET)
Susan is a Sansei, a third generation Japanese American born in Seattle. She has an undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in Literature, and a master’s degree in Philanthropy and Development. Her career was spent working for a non-profit organization with a focus on equity and diversity. She believes in “giving back,” so while working she volunteered by serving on a number of boards for non-profits with a focus in social service work. She has always loved theater and is very excited to serve on the PT Board. She enjoys retirement and being able to spend time with her husband, Robert, and visiting her adult children and grandsons, who live in the lower 48.
Staff Attorney, Alaska Legal Services Corp
Eric Vang is a Juneau attorney with a weakness for being on stage. He has been in legal practice since 2011. With Perseverance Theatre, he has worked with the Young Company, directed The Hobbit for the STAR program, and acted in a variety of shows. He most recently appeared onstage in Othello. The opportunity to serve on the PT board, and continue to support the wonderfully improbable presence of excellent, groundbreaking, professional theater in Juneau, was not to be missed. Eric is supported by an amazing wife/best friend, and two adorable children.
Board Members at Large
Indra Arriaga Delgado
Indra Arriaga Delgado is a Director/Producer. She is a queer Mexican artist, writer, and filmmaker working and living in Alaska. Indra’s work has shown internationally in Germany, Oman, Bulgaria, France and Armenia. Nationally, she has exhibited in Portland, OR, San Francisco, CA, Camarillo, CA, New York, NY, San Antonio, TX, Miami, FL, and in various cities in Alaska. Indra holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from St Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. Indra’s first language is Spanish.
Eva Loera grew up in Chihuahua, México and began participating in theatre at the age of nine, when she played the role of Doña Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, a hero insurgent and supporter of the Independence of México from Spain, in a skit presented to students and their families at an official event in her elementary school. This formative experience has Eva being a lifelong supporter of the performing arts.
In the early nineties, Eva worked at the U.S. American Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez, México, assisting the treasurer with a variety of finance activities, and later serving as primary technical contact to resolve IT issues. After shifting full time into Information Technology, Eva eventually received the Franklyn Award and medal from the U.S. Department of State, for her ingenuity and resourcefulness to provide the consulate with an elevated level of access to automated information resources.
After a short stint in Colorado, where she discovered her affinity for mountain weather, she travelled to Anchorage Alaska and founded an IT Managed Services business, catering to micro industries and home offices. Wearing a variety of hats, she kept the finances and served as a business analyst for commercial customers for over 15 years. Eva currently lives in Juneau Alaska, where she relocated with her husband Juan since October 2022.