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Notice of Office Closure

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

AMCO’s headquarters are in Anchorage, Alaska, with two enforcement outposts in Fairbanks and Juneau. The management team consists of the Director, the Program Coordinator, the Enforcement Supervisor and the Administrative Officer. Each member of the management staff works with his or her team to ensure responsive, fair and consistent service to the Boards, the licensing communities, local governments, and the Alaskan public.

Our Staff

Name Position Office Location
Erika McConnell Director Anchorage
Sarah Daulton Oates Program Coordinator Anchorage
James Hoelscher Enforcement Supervisor Anchorage
Craig Douglas Administrative Officer Anchorage
Joseph Toffolo Administrative Assistant Anchorage
Jed Smith Local Government Specialist Anchorage
Jane Sawyer Occupational Licensing Examiner Anchorage
Mark Bailey Occupational Licensing Examiner Anchorage
Jacqlene Drulis Occupational Licensing Examiner Anchorage
Joe Hamilton Special Investigator Anchorage
Joe Bankowski Special Investigator Anchorage
Jeff Rukes Special Investigator Anchorage
Kendrick Whiteman Special Investigator Anchorage
Amanda Stonecipher Special Investigator Fairbanks
Michael Chiesa Special Investigator Fairbanks
Steve Johnson Special Investigator Juneau

Contact Us

AMCO Unit Email
Alcohol Licensing
Marijuana Licensing

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm.
Our office is closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch.
Marijuana Handler Permit Hours