An engaged Alaskan democracy

Stephanie Nichols

STEPHANIE NICHOLS is currently the Senior Director, Policy at GCI in its legal department.  Prior to joining GCI, she was the Executive Director and founder of Seattle University School of Law’s Alaska Satellite Campus.  She also created and taught courses in Alaska Native Law, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, and on Alaska’s Legal History. Stephanie was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, and received a degree in Accountancy cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Seattle University.  Prior to her work at GCI and the Law School, Stephanie was in-house counsel for an Indian tribe outside Seattle.  To survive the cold dark Alaskan winters, Stephanie enjoys an annual winter surf trip to Costa Rica.