Kim Zello – Assistant Treasurer

Photo Compliments of Tarah Hargrove Photography

Kim Zello is currently a Board of Director and has served on the Board of Director’s at Eklutna, Inc. for over 25 years.

She has a degree in Management Science from Alaska Pacific University, and has served in various capacities as President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  Kim has American Management Association Certifications in Executive Leadership, Negotiating to Win, Communication, and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  Kim earned a Certification in Computerized Accounting from Charter College in 2011. In 2019 she completed the Triple Impact Leadership training program via scholarships from the Mat-Su Health Foundation and Eklutna, Inc.  Ms. Zello also received a Certificate in Leadership Advocacy from the Just Leadership USA (JLUSA) organization in  2019.

She has served as a Board Member of Fallen Up Ministries 501 (C) 3 since 2015.  Fallen Up Ministries focus is on the recovery and transitional needs of inmates, felons and addicts. Kim is a member of the Mat-Su Valley Opioid Task Force and served on the Governor’s Statewide Opiate Task Force in 2016, at the appointment of the Mat-Su Health Foundation.  In 2017 Ms. Zello completed training from The McShin Foundation Leadership Training Institute:  Peer Addiction Recovery Training on Substance Use Disorders and Basic Recovery Coach and Peer Leader Skills.  Kim and the Founder of Fallen Up Ministries, Terria Walters, were instrumental in initializing discussions that led to the 2017 building of the new Ernie Turner Drug/Alcohol Rehabilitation Center on Eklutna Lake Rd.

Kim has prior experience in the Real Estate industry and is familiar with Commercial, Residential and Property Management.  She currently resides in Palmer and enjoys horses, dip net fishing, and advocacy work.