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Military & Veterans Affairs Commission

The Military & Veterans Affairs Commission is established under Chapter 4.60.220 of the Acnhorage Municipal Code to advise the Mayor.

The committee will accomplish the following:

  •   Establish liaison between the municipal government and the active duty military and veterans' communities.
  •  Inform the mayor and the assembly of matters concerning the municipality's active duty military, veterans and their families.
  •   Open and maintain channels of communication with the active duty military and veterans communities of the municipality .
  •  Report  annually to the mayor and the assembly on active duty military and veterans' issues.
  •   Conduct  public relations activities to inform the citizens of the municipality of military and veterans' contributions to the community and  address problems involving active duty military and veterans in the Anchorage community.
  •  Make recommendations to the mayor and the assembly for the adoption, change or repeal of municipal laws, rules, regulations, restrictions or other matters affecting the active duty military and veterans' communities.
  •   Inform the mayor, assembly and any other appropriate department of the municipality, of issues relative to the care, maintenance and use of any veterans' memorials or veterans' parks owned by the municipality.
  •  Inform the mayor and assembly of military and veterans' activities that may occur on holidays and other ceremonial occasions and suggest participation in them when necessary.
  •  Provide advice and supervision for, and participate in, fundraising activities for the construction of veterans' memorials and veterans' parks owned by the municipality.
  •  Provide advice and supervision for, and participate in, municipally sponsored military or veterans' conferences.
  •  Coordinate with other boards and commissions dealing with active duty military and veterans' issues, when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as may be requested by the mayor or assembly.
  •  Not take the place of any member of the military, military organization, veteran or veteran organization by action or representation to the assembly.

    • Mayor's Corner
    • Mayor: Ethan Berkowitz
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 840, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-7100

Current Members

Pam Beale ,Chair - pbeale@gci.net

Chris Nelson ,Vice Chair

Bill Huber

Stephenie Wheeler

Zulene Simmons

Tommie Baker 

Shaina Kilcoyne

Shannon Jones

David Foli

 

Staff Support

Office of the Mayor
Mayor@muni.org
Phone: (907) 343-7100
632 West 6th Avenue
PO Box 196650
Anchorage,  AK  99518-6650
Fax: (907) 343-7180