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GCDSE Staff Members


Patrick Reinhart
Project Coordinator
Phone: 269-8554
Fax: 269-8995


Patrick Reinhart joined the Governor’s Council in January, 2009 as the Business Industry Liaison. His primary responsibility is to promote the hiring of persons with disabilities with business and industry groups throughout Alaska. Before joining the council, Patrick was an independent living consultant and Executive Director of the Alaska Statewide Independent Living Council for 11 years. Prior to that he was Executive Director of Challenge Alaska, an organization that provides sports and recreation opportunities for persons with disabilities. While working for Challenge Alaska he also participated in adaptive ski racing and led a group of persons with disabilities on a Denali Expedition. Patrick has a Bachelor of Science degree in Outdoor Education from Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. Originally from Green Bay, he is an avowed “cheesehead” and loves to ski and golf.