Charles Bingham BS ’85


Charles Bingham BS ’85 was recently selected as the first Alaskan to participate in the Walking College Fellowship program, a six-month walking advocacy education program coordinated by America Walks. As part of the fellowship, he will attend the Walk/Bike/Places conference in New Orleans this fall and complete a Walking Action Plan for Sitka. Bingham is active in many community initiatives, including the Walk Sitka program, the Sitka Bicycle Friendly Community Coalition, and the Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition (Get Out, Sitka!). He is also helping start a statewide walking and bicycling advocacy group called Walk/Bike Alaska. In addition, Bingham is president of the Sitka Local Foods Network board of directors and serves on the governing board for the Alaska Food Policy Council. A former newspaper journalist and media/PR specialist, Bingham now runs a freelance editorial and marketing services company.