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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Chugach State Park
Citizen Advisory Board

Advisory Board Statement of Purpose

Meeting Information

Second Monday of each month, September through June
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Atwood Building
550 W. 7th Ave, Suite 602
Anchorage, AK 99501

Contact Information

Kurt Hensel
Chugach State Park
18620 Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 345-5014
kurt.hensel@alaska.gov

Statement of Purpose

The purposes for which this Board is organized are as follows:

  1. To provide a forum for the collection and expression of opinions and recommendations on matters relating to State parks and outdoor recreation;
  2. To promote protection of the natural and cultural features of State parks and other State lands;
  3. To promote communication among the general public, other government agencies, and the administrators of State parks;
  4. To inquire into matters of community interest relating to State parks and outdoor recreation; to bring matters of interest to the attention of the public;
  5. To appear and testify at public and legislative hearings as representatives of State parks users and neighbors;
  6. To make recommendations to the Director of the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation concerning, among other things, the following:
  1. promoting the protection and enhancement of the State's historic and recreational resources,
  2. promoting the interpretation and public presentation of the natural and human history of park lands,
  3. increasing public awareness of human impacts on parks,
  4. promoting orderly and consistent planning development and management programs for State parks and cultural and outdoor recreation resources,
  5. identifying diverse public recreation uses,
  6. mitigating conflicts among user groups.

Chugach Advisory Board Members:

Term Expiration:
12/31/2020
Term Expiration:
12/31/2021
Term Expiration:
12/31/2022
Kevin Keeler
2025 Wesleyan Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 244-1221
(907) 267-1207
kkeeler99508@gmail.com
Appointed: 01/01/2015, Term 2
Irene Turletes
1841 Aleutian Street
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 310-4220
i.turletes@gmail.com
Appointed (Partial 2020), Term 1
Ryan Yelle *
5802 Miley Drive
Anchorage, AK 99504
Wk: 343-7935
ryan.yelle05@gmail.com
Appointed: (Partial 2016), Term 2
Jason Lamoreaux
8321 Wellsley Ct.
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 350-3625
jasonlamoreaux@hotmail.com
Appointed: 01/01/15, Term 2
David Hart
2437 Brooke Drive
Anchorage, AK 99517
Hm:
Cell: 244-1722
davidalanhart1967@gmail.com
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 1
Dorn Van Dommelen
2418 Ingra Street
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 744-6968
(907) 786-1765
dvandommelen@alaska.edu
Appointed 01/01/20, Term 1
Gary Snyder **
2421 Maple Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 337-2089
(907) 952-5199
alaskagary@hotmail.com
Appointed 01/01/15, Term 2
Claire LeClair
2130 Belair Drive
Anchorage, AK 99517
Cell: 244-4540
Wk: 276-1341
northsister@hotmail.com
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 1
Matthew Worden
1908 Hillcrest Drive SPC 35
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 444-9008
(907) 764-3756
Matt@gohikealaska.com
Appointed 01/01/20, Term 1
Mark Spano
1318 G Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
272-9639
markspano55@gmail.com
Appointed: (Partial 2013), Term 2
Haley Johnston
P.O. Box 1933
Girdwood, AK 99587
(907) 444-5766
haleyhjohnston@gmail.com
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 1
Lauren Boldrick
13211 Algarin Circle
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 301-9353
laurenboldrick@gmail.com
Appointed 01/01/20, Term 1
Trond Jensen
16330 Mtn. Breeze Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516
Hm: 227-5086
Wk: 263-4186
summits12summits@hotmail.com
Appointed: (Partial 2016), Term 1
Shannon Donovan
3314 Wesleyan Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99508
830-4062
Wk:786-6052
smdonovan@alaska.edu
Appointed: (Partial 2017), Term 1
Nicole Schmitt
1300 W. 7th AVE #205
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 244-8568
(907) 917-9453
nicole.schmitt1@gmail.com
Appointed 01/01/20, Term 1

Advisory Board Application

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907