icipal Manager Amy Demboski​

Amy Demboski has extensive experience in business development and management in Alaska’s healthcare sector, as well as a long track record of community involvement and government experience in Alaska. Amy served on the Anchorage Assembly prior to her role as Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Dunleavy, and most recently as Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development for the State of Alaska prior to stepping into the role of Municipal Manager. 

Amy has earned a Master of Business Administration focused in Finance, a Master of Public Administration focused in Criminal Justice Administration, Graduate Certifications in Public Administration and Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University, as well as Bachelor degrees in Justice and History from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and a Certificate in Corrections from Purdue Global University. 

The Municipal Manager is responsible to the Mayor for overall municipal administrative policy, public safety, and operations of the municipality.  The manager directly oversees nine municipal departments, three utilities, and two enterprises:

The Municipal Manager's Department itself contains four divisions: Emergency Management, Equal Opportunity, Risk Management/Safety, and Transportation Inspection.

List of Prior of Municipal Managers

Douglas G. Weiford    1975-1979
Larry D. Crawford       1979-1981
John Valensi               1981-1982
Barbara Steckel          1982-1984
Bob Smith                    1984-1987   
Ronald A. Garzini        1988-1989
Larry D. Crawford        1989-1998
George J. Vakalis        1999-2000   
Harry J. Kieling, Jr.      2000-2003
Denis C. LeBlanc         2003-2008
Michael K. Abbott        2008-2009  
George J. Vakalis        2009-2015    
Michael K. Abbott        2015-2017
William D. Falsey        2017-2020
Anna C. Henderson    2020-2021
Amy Demboski            2021-present