About Us
Executive Director
Mrs. America Director of the Year
As Executive Director Rita has more than 20 years of pageant experience.  Rita recently had the honor of being named MRS.
AMERICA PAGEANT DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR during the 2010 Mrs. America Pageant.  

Successful pageants under her direction have been Miss Anchorage, Miss Fur Rendezvous Pageant, Miss Northern Lights and Miss
SouthCentral, all preliminary competitions to the Miss Alaska America Scholarship Program.  Alaska's Beauties of America
producing two of the National Winners, the Alaska-American Co-Ed Pageant resulting in two National Winners and Alaska USA
Mother-Daughter Pageant.  Over $500,000 in awards, prizes and scholarships have been distributed under her direction.

Rita is past Executive Director of the Miss Alaska High School and Collegiate Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss High
School America and Miss Collegiate America Pageant.  One of the Top 3 pageants for young women in America.  

Her experience also includes producing fashion and talent shows, pageant/modeling coaching and inspirational speaker.  She is a
former "Mrs. Alaska of the Year" and "Mrs. Alaska United Nations" where she placed in the "Top 10" at the National Competition.
Mrs. Alaska
In addition to her pageant leadership role Rita has worked in radio and television for more than 18 years.  Rita works at BuzzBizz Studios in
Anchorage, Alaska as "Spokesperson" for "Spotilght on New Business" a series she and co-developer John Crabb introduced in May of
1992.  She was Producer and Director of a weekly television series "Playing Defense" featuring local attorney Rex Butler.  She has written in
excess of 1200 television and radio commercials and has scripted dozens of pageants including several 2-hour television "Pageant Specials".

Twice awarded "Alaska Business Woman of the Year" by the American Business Women's Association Rita has served with the Board of
Directors for the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Winter Celebration where she was the Director/Producer of the Miss Anchorage Fur Rendezvous
Pageant.  

She has held the position of President of the American Business Women's Association and President of the Advertising Federation of Alaska.
Mrs. Alaska America Pageant
2440 E. Tudor, Suite 1125
Anchorage, Alaska 99507

ritacrwn@yahoo.com

(907) 632-7775
Mrs. America
Christy Snoddy
Co-Director and Award
Winning Choreographer
Christy Snoddy
Co-Director - Choreographer - MC
Mrs. Alaska America
Christy Snoddy been part of the pageant world when she and her mother, Rita
Corwin won Alaska's Mother/Daughter USA Pageant.  A former Miss Alaska
American Coed titleholder, Christy placed in the "Top 10" at her National
Competition held in Honolulu, Hawaii.  She has competed in multiple
modeling and talent competitions throughout the country and was named
"America's Top Swimsuit Model" with the International Model and Talent
Competition.  She has choreographed for over 20 years and has been featured
in several local radio and television commercials.  

Christy has performed since the age of 15 with former talent group "Jay King
Enterprises" and "Triple Threat".  She's taught dance and modern jazz
throughout the Anchorage School District.  

A noted singer, Christy has performed throughout the country.  She is a
graduate of the Alaska Pacific University and has a BA in Marketing and
Business.  In addition to her community and pageant involvement Christy
works in the communications industry.  She is the proud mom of two sons,
Corwin and Darien.   
Mrs. Alaska America
2015 Mrs. Alaska America
Megan Binkley
Madeline Gwin
Formerly Mrs. Alabama
Royalty
Rita Corwin - Mrs. Alaska America Director
Recipient of the 2010
Mrs. America
Director of the Year Award
2014 Mrs. World
Marina Alekseychick
Rita and Christy
Mother-Daughter Team
Directing Alaska Pageants
for over 20 years