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​The Community​ Advisory Committee (CAC) was established to review, comment, and guide the Policy Committee, through the Technical Advisory Committee on matters related to transportation. These efforts include, but are not limited to the Unified Planning Work Program, the Metropolitan Transportation Plan, the Transportation Improvement Program, and the Public Participation Plan.

The CAC consists of 11 members, with 6 of those members being appointed to fill a seat representing each of the Assembly districts within the Municipality of Anchorage. Committee members serve a term of three (3) years beginning on February 15th of the year of appointment and shall expire on February 14th the year their term expires.  They may be reappointed one time.  The other five (5) members of the committee consist of one member each representing the Federation of Community Councils, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, the Municipal Planning and Zoning Commission and Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER). Members of this group are appointed by the Policy Committee.​


Matt Cruickshank - Chair​District 2​​
Jon Scudder - Vice Chair​JBER​
District 1​
Steve Horn​
District 3​
​Diana Evans
District 4​
Mike Rehberg​
District 5​
​Mike Fenster
District 6​
Bruce Bustamante​
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce​
Debbie Rinckey​
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce​
​Bob French
​Federation of Community Councils
​​Jim Winchester
Planning & Zoning Commission​

Staff Liaison: 

Christine Schuette​
Senior Transportation Planner
P: 907.343.7995

AMATS committee meetings are open to the public & the public is provided an opportunity to comment at each meeting. Business items are presented by staff or consultant. After the committee discusses the business item, the public is invited to formally comment.​​​