The next Commission meeting is Wed., November 8, 2023​ from 5:30-7:00 p.m. - ​ In Person & Microsoft Teams  - PUBLIC WELCOME​


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. 

Major Activities
  • Facilitate the development of prioritized local health and human services goals and needs.
  • Recommend mechanisms and actions to meet the prioritized goals to the Mayor and Assembly.
  • Inform the Mayor and Assembly and community on the status of health and human services issues as new strategies are implemented and challenges arise.

Regular Commission Meetings are held bi-monthly:  Second Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, and November.  All meetings are held at 825 L Street, 4th floor conference room and through Microsoft Teams from 5:30-7:00 p.m. ​​

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)

+1 907-519-0237, 485444317#   United States, Anchorage 


There are nine seats on the Commission.  Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Assembly.  Terms are 3 years and commissioners may be reappointed for an additional 3 year term. 

Vacant,​ CHAIR

Gabe Garcia, VICE CHAIR

Donna Mears

Matthew Thomas                        


​Shawn Degler​

Torijaun Dallas

Matt Heilala

Andrea Moceri​​

Staff Support

Staff support is provided by the Administration​ Division,  Anchorage Health Department.  For more information ​call 907-343-6590 or email​ judith.atkins@anchorageak.gov


Health and Human Services Commission