The heartbeat of Explore Fairbanks is the exceptional staff who individually and collectively demonstrate an outstanding combination of professionalism, collaboration and passion for the community. Explore Fairbanks’ most impressive achievements have been accomplished in alliance with business and community partners as well as elected officials. Together their results-driven hard work achieves successes far beyond expectations for the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Alaska’s Interior and Arctic.
Explore Fairbanks’ offices and primary Visitor Information Center is located at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center at the corner of Dunkel Street and Wendell Avenue in downtown Fairbanks.
101 Dunkel Street, Suite 111
Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806
Marketing and Administration Main Business Phone: (907) 457-3282
Visitor Information Services: (907) 456-5774
Toll Free: (800) 327-5774 (recorded message to request Visitor Guide)
Deb has had the honor of serving as CEO since 1999. She worked in Pennsylvania tourism until moving to Alaska to become CEO. Deb has served in various leadership roles in both states. She previously served on the U.S. Travel Destinations Council. She currently serves on the Alaska Travel Industry Association board, which she chaired in 2011, the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and was recently elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Travel Association.