We lead youth documentary film workshops. We create films that build an inclusive community story. We inspire. 

Who We Are

Joan Pellosis

Board Treasurer

Joan serves as Branch Manager for KeyBank in Kodiak, and is proud to help people reach their financial goals. She grew up in the Philippines and moved to Kodiak at eighteen years old.

Synclaire Butler

Community Advisor

Synclaire is a Black Feminist Artivist who was born in raised in Anchorage, and who attended East High School where many See Stories programs are currently held.

Kim Liland

Board Secretary

Kim is an English Language Learner (ELL) Social Studies Teacher at East High School. She loves that she gets to work with students from so many parts of the world who enrich her teaching and learning.

Marie Acemah

Board President,

See Stories Director

Marie's passion in life is to support people to share transformative personal and community stories through film, and to use these films as a platform for community conversation and celebration.


See Stories is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides free youth film workshops and creates films that foster an inclusive community story. 

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T: 917.312.8136

E: marie@seestories.org