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Alaska Public Offices Commission

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Alaska Public Offices Commission

Notice of Vacancy - Public Member

The Alaska Public Offices Commission is the state regulatory agency that administers laws requiring disclosure of the financial activities of lobbyists, public officials, and candidates and groups who participate in state and local elections. The Commission is selecting a person to serve as its public member for a 5-year term beginning in March 2019. The person selected will be subject to appointment by the governor and confirmation by the legislature. Members are expected to attend 1 or 2-day meetings in Anchorage at least three times a year and may be expected to attend additional teleconference meetings during times of peak activity. Members receive a $50 honorarium for each meeting day and are entitled to travel expenses and per diem. Members may not participate in any political activity while serving on the commission and must file a public official financial disclosure statement required for state commissions. See, AS 15.13.020 and AS 39.50.200(a)(9)(E).

Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 28, 2018. Questions about the process or the commission may be directed to Heather Hebdon, Executive Director (

To apply, send a resume and a letter of interest to: Anne Helzer, Chair Alaska Public Offices Commission 2221 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Rm. 128 Anchorage, AK 99508-4149

Every Individual, Person (including, but not limited to corporations, labor organizations, partnerships, firms, associations and organizations including tax exempt organizations) or group making contributions of $500 or more (in aggregate) to a ballot proposition group must report that contribution, and all subsequent contributions, on a Statement of Contribution form 15-5.


To encourage the public's confidence in their elected and appointed officials by administering Alaska's disclosure statutes and publishing financial information regarding the activities of election campaigns, public officials, lobbyists and lobbyist employers.

Encouraging Public Confidence

A comprehensive list of information provided by the Alaska Public Offices Commission, can be found on our Search Reports page.

Advisory Opinions
Searchable list of requests for advice from the commission regarding the propriety of specific activities.
Campaign Disclosure
Searchable reports of campaign activities, including Candidate Lists.
Lobbying Disclosure
Search reports from Lobbyists and Employers of Lobbyists.
Searchable list of formal allegations filed with the commission.
Published reports
Additional reports of APOC activities, findings, and recommendations, including Lobbying summaries.