Chugiak Eagle River

Women In Business

CERWIB helps women in business address the challenges of today’s business world through education, training, and networking opportunities. Our members range from sole proprietors to large community-based organizations.


August Virtual Luncheon

How to Keep Your Business Afloat While the Kids Learn From Home!

August 26th 2020

Virtual Luncheon

$8 members/non-members

With the uncertain future for in person schooling, and the new options for home school and distance education, join us to learn about valuable tools to navigate these new times! Shelley Finkler will speak on many topics including how to set up routines, designating space/time for our small business, keeping your kids focused and productive, and how to balance your work/home life.

Cost: $8.00

Zoom info will be emailed to you upon registration, hope to see you there!

Speaker Bio:

Shelley Finkler~"I’m Alaska born, BS in Natural Science from UAA, mom of 5, homeschooled them all starting in 1995, currently homeschooling the youngest child who is 15, my husband Jerry is principal of Frontier Charter School: one of 3 ASD home school support schools, I’m a Formation Leader for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: Montessori Christian Education....that’s my home business. I train teachers in the method via 12 day seminars."

       Member Spotlight

Lisa Munson

Lisa Munson is owner and managing member of Accurate Framing Systems, LLCA. Veteran and women owned, AFS specializes in wood an metal framing in residential and commercial construction. She has over forty years of experience in the administrative field within various segments of federal, state, and private sectors. Lisa has been associated with CERWIB for over 17 years and strongly believes in empowering and uniting women through mentoring, training, and education. 


Accurate Framing Systems, LLC (AFS) is a licensed, bonded and insured construction company.  Lisa has been managing the company for sixteen years.  


By focusing on framing services, AFS has honed it's skills to be able to offer the highest quality frame, combined with efficiency and dependability.  At AFS you get a partner that is fully committed to your success.  


Safety plays a major role in the onging daily operations of AFS.  A safety program has been implemented for all staff and field workers.


We take great pride in our professional reputation.  As a subcontractor on your project, we understand the pressures of scheduling, cost containment and client relations.  We are committed to delivering a finished frame that is in every way ready for the next phase of construction.

By supporting your local ON-Site framers, you eliminate the middle-man, mistakes, logistical and shipping confusion.  With ON-site framing your customer service is always readily available.  A traditionally framed structure also has a higher re-sale value.


Please contact us for an opportunity to bid your construction project at 907-696-1515.

Some of the amazing benefits of being a member of CERWIB include:

Listing in the CERWIB Directory
Monthly Luncheon Events
Monthly Evening Events
CERWIB Facebook Page and Members Only Group
Small Business Workshops & Speaking Opportunities
Networking opportunities and business referrals
“Be a Mentor or Be Mentored” Program
Professional Development & Training Sessions
Electronic Newsletter - Monthly Member Spotlight to
Showcase YOU and YOUR Business
Special Member Pricing with ER Good Deal Magazine
Support Among Local Woman-Owned Businesses
Access to over 200 local women in business
Develop leadership skills and build relationships by
joining a network committee



Join us to not only network, and learn how to grow your business; but to also help empower other women to do the same and make an impact on your local community.

Members also have exclusive access to our membership database so they can email any correspondence to all the other members of the network.



In 2011 the CERWIB Board started a scholarship for women who are furthering their education or beginning a new career to apply for a scholarship to assist them in their financial needs. Click below for more information.



Our monthly luncheon is on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m.  to 1:00 p.m. in Eagle River at select locations. Networking is from 11:30 – 12:00 with speaker beginning at noon.  


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