Commissioner's Office

Office of the Commissioner

The Office of the Commissioner is responsible for upholding the department’s mission, guiding principles, core services, and goals for the benefit of Alaskans.

The Office of the Commissioner provides leadership and direction for the department by establishing policy and coordinating agency strategy for the protection, management, conservation, and restoration of Alaska’s fish and wildlife resources. Commissioner’s office staff provide executive level oversight of department activities and services, and serve as liaisons with the governor’s office, legislature, congressional offices, other government agencies, native tribes and organizations, and Alaska’s fish and wildlife resource stakeholder groups.