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Health and Human Services


DHHS Boards & Commissions

  • Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Commission
  • Animal Control Advisory Board
  • Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery Advisory Board
  • Health and Human Services Commission
  • Housing, Homeless, and Neighborhood Development (HHAND) Commission
  • Senior Citizens Advisory Commission
  • Anchorage Women's Commission

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Commission

A program advisory commission that reviews the ADA to maintain a clear and comprehensive understanding of federal legislation and make recommendations to the Mayor and Municipal Assembly in matters pertaining to the adoption, change or repeal of municipal laws, rules, regulations, restrictions affecting individuals with disabilities.

Contact: Jillanne Inglis, 343-4571

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:30 am in the 4th Floor Conference Room at the DHHS Building, 825 L Street.


Animal Control Advisory Board

A program advisory board established to advise the municipality on issues involving control and treatment of animals; makes recommendations on changes to Title 17; conducts public hearings on animal matters.

Contact: Michael Tierney, 343-4639

Meetings: 4th Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m. at the Animal Care and Control Center, 4711 Elmore Road


Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery Advisory Board

A program advisory board that reviews the operation and budget of the cemetery and advises on the adoption, change, repeal or alteration of rules/regulations on cemetery services.

Contact: Rob Jones, 343-6814

Meetings: 2nd Monday of the quarter at 5:00 p.m. in the main office building of the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery,  535 E. 9th Ave.

Health and Human Services Commission

A program advisory commission that develops a comprehensive health services plan; advises on budget and programs of the Health Department and legislative matters affecting health programs.  

Contact:  Natasha Pineda, 343-6590

Meetings are held quarterly on the second Wednesday in January, April, July and October.  All meetings are from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Jewel Jones Conference Room (423) at the DHHS Building, 825 L Street.


Housing, Homeless, & Neighborhood Development Commission

A commission that advises the Mayor and Assembly on issues related to long and short-term housing, homeless and community development needs in the municipality, and strategies to effect revitalization of lower income and at-risk neighborhoods.

Contact:  Pat Monday, 343-4822

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month. All meetings are from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Jewel Jones Conference Room (423) at the DHHS Building, 825 L Street.

Senior Citizens Advisory Commission

A program advisory commission that advocates for the elderly and advises the Municipality on problems and solutions to enhance the quality of life for older citizens.

Contact: Judy Atkins, 343-6590

Meetings:  4th Wednesday of each month, 10:00 a.m.-Noon at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave


Anchorage Women's Commission

A program advisory commission that advises the Mayor and Assembly on matters pertaining to the status of women.

Contact: Clara Park, 343-4244

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, 5:00pm - 6:30pm in Conference Room 423 at the DHHS Building, 825 L Street.


    • Health and Human Services
    • Director: Natasha Pineda
    • 825 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907-343-6718