Shanti of Southeast Alaska, an HIV/AIDS prevention agency, has a new executive director.
Eileen Wilson replaced Ed Linsell as executive director on Oct. 1. Wilson moved to Juneau last year to volunteer for Shanti after working for three years in public relations and marketing in Florida. With her extensive background in healthcare marketing, Wilson hopes to raise awareness of Shanti in the community and expand the agencys services.
Ed Linsell will continue to work with the Hoonah Indian Association, doing intensive abuse counseling and substance abuse, domestic violence and violence prevention in the Hoonah School.
Shanti of Southeast Alaska is committed to reducing the impact of HIV and AIDS in the region through prevention, education, advocacy and referral.