Minerals Development

Alaska Minerals Commission

Description

Eleven members who have at least five years experience in the various aspects of the state's mineral industries: 5 members appointed by the governor (1 of whom must reside in a rural community); 3 members appointed by the president of the senate; 3 members appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

Function

The commission shall make recommendations to the governor and to the legislature on ways to mitigate the constraints, including governmental constraints, on development of minerals, including coal, in the state.

Details

Board Identification Number

065Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Authority

AS 44.33.431; Chapter 71, SLA 88

Status

Active

Sunset Date

2/1/2024

Requirements

No legislative confirmation or financial disclosure required

Prohibitions

None

Term

No defined term

Chair

No provision

Special Facts

Each member serves at pleasure of appointing authority.

Compensation

Standard Travel and Per Diem.

Meetings

As Called By Chair.

Roster

    Appointed by the Governor

    Bill Jefferies

    Karl Hanneman

    Bartly Kleven

    Larry Westlake

    Appointed by the House

    Anna Atchison

    Jerry Birch

    Greg Beischer

    Appointed by the Senate

    Dr. Lance Miller

    Dr. Robert Rutherford

    Stephen Trimble

Annual Reports
Staff Contacts

    Ethan Tyler, Development Manager
    Division of Economic Development
    550 West 5th Ave, Suite 1770
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 269-4048