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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Chugach State Park
Citizen Advisory Board

Meeting Information

Second Monday of each month, September through June
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meetings are held virtually - call-in information can be found on the State of Alaska Public Notices website

Contact Information

Ben Corwin
Chugach State Park
18620 Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 345-5014

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:
Term Expiration:
Term Expiration:
Irene Turletes**
Appointed (Partial 2020), Term 2
Michael Gustafson
Appointed: 1/1/24, Term 1
Kyle Shedd
Appointed (Partial 2023), Term 1
David Hart
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 2
Ted Phelps
Appointed 01/01/23, Term 1
Bill Britt
Appointed 1/1/24
Claire LeClair
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 2
Vacant Stephanie Rice
Apponted 1/01/24, Term 1
Haley Johnston*
Appointed 01/01/19, Term 2
Vacant Tyndall Ellis
Apponted 1/01/21, Term 2
  Mark Miner
Appointed 01/01/23, Term 1
Robert Clark
Appointed 1/01/21, Term 2
**Vice Chair

Meeting Recordings and Minutes

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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700