Valerie Davidson

Alaska Pacific University President


Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson, Yup’ik, is president of Alaska Pacific University and oversees the Consortium’s educational programs, including the Community Health Aide program, the Dental Health Aide Therapy program and the Behavioral Health Aide program.

Ms. Davidson is an enrolled tribal citizen of the Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council in Bethel.

Prior to APU, Ms. Davidson served as Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, and Senior Director of Legal and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Consortium.