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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

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.



Meeting Information:

Second Monday of each month, August 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


Chugach Advisory Board Members:

TERMS EXPIRE December 2017

Kevin Keeler 
Jason Lamoreaux
Gary Snyder
Mark Spano
Trond Jensen


TERM EXPIRES December 2018

Amanda Roberts
Darcy Davis
George Pollock – Board Chair
Nathan Jones
Shannon Donovan (2021)


TERM EXPIRES December 2019

Frank Baker
Eileen Kazura
Rosa Meehan - Vice Chair
David Owens
Ryan Yelle

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