Gloria Stickwan is Virginia Pete's sister and was present during an interview with Virginia in February, 2001 for the Wrangell-St. Elias Project Jukebox. She is from Copper Center where she worked for the Ahtna Regional Corporation as the Shareholder Lease Coordinator. Previously, she worked for the Copper River Native Association as the Community Development Director. She has served on various commissions, boards and committees in Alaska such as the Native Village of Tazlina, Ahtna Inc. Board, Migratory Birds, and Wrangell St. Elias Park and Preserve Subsistence Resource Commission, the Rural Alaska Resource Association and the Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation. She was also the Alaska Regional Director and on the NAFWS Board of Directors.