Cathryn Rasmuson has served on the board of directors of Rasmuson Foundation since 1997 and has served on many nonprofit boards over the past four decades.
Her most memorable experience is dog-mushing more than 1,000 miles from Anchorage to Nome with Joe Redington in 1993 on the Iditarod Trail.
Cathy Rasmuson was born in Canada and moved to Alaska in February 1969. She married Ed Rasmuson in September 1969 and became a United States citizen in 1977.
The Rasmusons have three children: Natasha, Laura and their late son, David. They also have eight grandchildren: Liesel, Tanner, Nicolas, Milo, Anton, Rylee, Conner and Shawn.
She devotes her time to being a friend, a grandmother, travel and Rasmuson Foundation.