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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade’ ndadz dengit’a?
Language: Deg Xinag
Translation: "Hello, how are you?"

Amanda Holland, Acting Commissioner

Welcome to the Department of Administration!

Deputy Commissioner Amanda Holland has served the State of Alaska and its citizens for over 29 years in six different operating agencies. This included 9 years with DOA, Acting OMB Director at OMB, and as DOT&PF’s Deputy Commissioner and Administrative Services Director. In these roles, she has been responsible for budget, administrative support services, and strategic workforce management, and has helped state agencies realize operational efficiencies and build resiliency into the workforce.

Deputy Commissioner Holland received her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. She has a strong background in workforce planning, organizational development, leadership, and human resources. In 2015, she launched a nationally recognized leadership development program.