Spenard Community Council Officers 


Elections for the Spenard Community Council officers and board members are held in February. Officers serve for one year.


NOTE: you can contact any of the officers listed below at spenardcc (at) gmail.com


Spenard Community Council 

c/o Community Council Center 

1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 100

Anchorage, AK  99503




Sarah Preskitt

 Email  spenardcc (at) gmail.com

Phone  217-721-7294


Vice President

Matt Duncan

Phone  907-727-4481



Margaret McDonagh



Julie Leonard


FCC Delegate

Irene Persson-Gamble

Matt Duncan


Auditors - two auditors and one backup

Irene Persson-Gamble

Margaret (Peggy) Auth

Barbara Lonsdale


President Emeritus

Lindsey Hajduk


About SCC

The Spenard Community Council (SCC) is one of 38 councilsin Anchorage serving as the local governing body for theSpenard neighborhood.


Councilmembers are working to promote healthycommunity activities. Centered on Fish Creek, members are working to daylight the creek and celebrateits current connections like the newly repaved trail, and has hosted community events like Fish Creek Festivals and Trick or Treat Fish Creek. The SCC has worked to take a more proactive role inneighborhood design and permitting, as seen with upcoming pedestrian upgrades on Lois Drive and trailand connectivity updates to Ure Park.


The council also is navigating a changing business environment with an influx of cannabis establishments. The SCC has entered into a series of “Neighborhood Responsibility Plans” with cannabis and alcohol establishments as new permits are move forward to open lines of communication with theentities and the council.



Community Councils Center


Community Patrols


Chugiak Eagle River Advisory Board


Federation of Community Councils