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Council Members

Chairmen

Interim Chair
Public Member


 

Michelle DeWitt

Appointed: August 2016
P.O. Box 111200,
Juneau, AK, 99811
Phone: (907)465-4356
michelle.dewitt@yahoo.com

Interim Vice Chair
Public Member


 

Linda Tatqavin Stanford

Appointed: August 2017
P.O. Box 749
Utqiagvik, AK, 99723
Phone: (907)465-4356
LindaStanford35@gmail.com

Public Members

Public Member

Linda Stanford
 

Teresa Lowe

Appointed: August 2018
P.O. Box 111200
Juneau, AK 99811
Phone: (907)465-4356
misstflowers@yahoo.com

Public Member


 

Jody Potts

Appointed: August, 2017
Director of Public Safety at Tanana Chiefs Conference
122 1st Ave. Suite 600
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907)452-8251
jody.potts@tananachiefs.org

Department Representatives

Dept. of Corrections

    
 

    ---Laura Brooks

     Division Opertions Manager
     Health & Rehabilitation Services
     Appointed: February 2019
     550 W. 7th Ave. Ste. 1800,
     Anchorage, AK 99501
     Phone: (907)269-7392
     laura.brooks@alaska.gov

 

Dept. of Law

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John Skidmore

Criminal Division Director
Appointed: July, 2017
1031 W. 4th Ave. Suite 200,
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907)269-6379
john.skidmore@alaska.gov

Dept. of Health & Social Services

   
 

     ---Albert E. Wall

     Deputy Commissioner
     Appointed: December, 2018 
     3601 C Street, Ste 902,
     Anchorage, AK 99503
     Phone: (907) 269-7848
     a.wall@alaska.gov

 

Dept. of Public Safety

    


     ---Amanda Price

     Commissioner
     Appointed: December, 2018
     5700 East Tudor Road
     Anchorage, AK 99507
     Phone: (907)269-4542
    amanda.price@alaska.gov

 

Dept. of Education and Early Development


 

Karen Melin

Deputy Commissioner
Appointed: February 2019
PO Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99811-0500
Phone: (907)465-2970
karen.melin@alaska.gov

Purpose
The purpose of the Council is to provide for planning and coordination of services to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault or to their families and to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault and to provide for crisis intervention and prevention programs. Council members are appointed by the governor, to represent a wide range of knowledge, expertise and involvement in domestic violence and sexual assault issues statewide. Membership requirements include representation from five government departments: Departments of Public Safety, Health & Social Services, Education & Early Development, Corrections and the Office of the Attorney General. In addition, four public members are appointed at least one who shall be from a rural community.