Alaska Miss Amazing is made possible by our dedicated and experienced volunteer committee. 

president & STATE DIRECTOR

Angela Kapinos - Bringing Miss Amazing, Inc to the great state of Alaska is one of Angela's biggest accomplishments. Honored to be a part of such an amazing organization, she hopes to continue to grow Alaska Miss Amazing and empower girls and women throughout the state. As a former Ms. Alaska United States and pageant contestant she understands the importance of skills learned through pageantry.

She is an active volunteer in the Anchorage community, serving on the Associate Board of Ambassadors for the American Cancer Society, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Committee and is also the director of the Miss Anchorage Scholarship Program.

As a life-long Alaskan, she enjoys spending time with her fiance, family and friends, hiking and camping adventures, the occasional shoe purchase and she would never turn down a cup of coffee!


Assistant director, sponsorship DIRECTOR & vice president

Emily Richards - Emily Richards was born and raised in Washington State and has been involved in pageantry for the last 13 years. She has participated in over 20 pageants from competing to production, coaching and judging. Emily joined the Alaska Miss Amazing team in 2016 and is excited to help grow the organization! In her spare time she enjoys cheering on the Seattle Seahawks, traveling, comparing her friends to her favorite TV characters, and adventuring with her husband and two dogs, Bella and Penny.


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Production DIRECTOR & secretary

Lyndsay Wheeles- Lyndsay is a lifelong Alaskan and has been married to her husband, Lem, for 17 years. They enjoy camping, family movie nights, watching Dimond hockey and pageanting with their two daughters, Sycely and Ella. She has done choreography and production the Alaska Miss Amazing Program, the Mrs. Alaska United States pageant and the Fur Rondy Royalty Coronation. She has judged several pageants and many mock interviews and has been a pageant volunteer and in a handful of systems. She is on the Rondy Royalty Committee and the board of the Alaska Miss Amazing program and has been involved with the program since its inception 6 years ago.

Outside of pageantry Lyndsay is serving her 9th term on the award winning Chinook Elementary PTA Executive Board and serves regularly at her church. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Family Studies and currently works as a substitute teacher at her daughter’s elementary school.