Jamie was born and raised along the Kusquqvak River in southwest Alaska. She moved to Missoula in 2004 to complete UM's renowned accounting program. While here she fell for her husband and rooted. Jamie became a licensed CPA in 2009 and currently practices public accounting. When she can find spare time Jamie fills it with fresh air, forest treasures, books, and watercolors. Jamie is a member of the Orutsararmiut Tribal Council and a proud Yup'ik Eskimo. This is her second term as ZACC's Treasurer.