About Us - Director's Office
The Director's Office provides strategic planning for the Division's programs to ensure that DGGS is meeting the needs of the public under the guidelines of AS 41.08.020, manages the Division's fiscal affairs, and provides personnel and clerical services. The Director acts as a liaison between the Division and local, state, federal, and private agencies; seeks out and encourages cooperative geologic programs of value to the state; and advises the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources about geologic issues.
Manages the internal operations of the Division to implement its programs and activities, assists the Director in developing the programs and annual budget, and oversees allocation of the Division's human and fiscal resources. Serves as Acting Director in the Director's absence. Rod's geologic work in the Division has been in surficial-geologic mapping, engineering geology, paleoseismology, and tsunami hazards.
Responsible for budget development, accounting, and financial management for the division. Coordinates, performs, and supervises all aspects of the administrative functions for the division, including personnel, procurement, travel, inventory, policy and procedure development.
Receptionist; travel coordinator; timesheet processor; State credit card accounting; public information desk backup; mail and postage; State vehicle coordinator; keep property records; maintain supplies; key operator for copiers, scanners, fax machines, postage meter; and other administrative duties as requested.
Personnel, accounts payable, purchasing, and administrative support for the Geologic Mapping Advisory Board and Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission