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Anchorage Women's Commission


 The Anchorage Womne's Commission exists to advise the Mayor and Assembley on matters pertaining to the status of women.

The Commission shall be particularly concerned with improving opportunities for women in the community.

The Commission shall:

  • Act a a clearinghouse and coordinating body for information related to the status of women.
  • Disseminate results of research and other information on women's issues.
  • Analyze and set priorities for women's needs at the local level.
  • Recommend legislative and administrative action on women's issues.
  • Encourage women to utilize their capabilities and to assume leadership roles.
  • Act as a liaison between the state women's commission and local women.


Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5-6pm at the Department of Health and Human Services, 825 L Street in conference room 510.


 Cassie Atwell  01/12/2010  10/14/2015
 Linda Boyle  07/26/2011  10/14/2013
 Gillian Dezzutto  08/16/2011  10/14/2014
 Anita Halterman  08/16/2011  10/14/2015
 Geran Tarr  10/28/2008  10/14/2014
 Lindsey Williams  07/26/2011  10/14/2014

Staff Support

Staff support for the Women's Commission is provided by the Public Health Initiatives and Partnerships Division, at the Department of Health and Human Services. For more information call 343-6513 or 343-6718.

    • Housing and Community Services
    • Division Manager: Steven Ashman
    • 825 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-6718

2013 Meeting Minutes