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Department Contacts

Please check the divisions at the right of the page for more specific contact information.

Medicaid, Food Stamps or Public Assistance questions? Contact: Virtual Contact Center 800-478-7778.

Questions about Medicaid claims? Call the Medicaid Recipient Helpline at 800-780-9972.

Questions about Health Facilities Certification and Licensing? Call 907-334-2483

Department Organizational Chart

Requests for scheduling appointments or invitations for Commissioner Heidi Hedberg can made by sending an e-mail to: doh.comm.scheduling@alaska.gov

Commissioner's Office

Heidi Hedberg
Commissioner

3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800

Emily Beaulieu
Medicaid State Plan Coordinator
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800

Cecile Elliott
Assistant Legislative Liaison
PO Box 110601
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
Phone: 907-465-4419

Courtney Enright
Legislative Liaison

3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800

Nicole Lebo
Senior Director of Special Projects
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800

Christine Marasigan
Program Coordinator II
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-344-2474

Daniel Phelps
Project Coordinator
PO Box 110601
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
Phone: 907-744-2274

Emily Ricci
Deputy Commissioner

3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800

Josie Stern
Assistant Commissioner

Finance Management Services
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
Phone: 907-465-3030

Leah Van Kirk
Health Care Policy Advisor

PO Box 110601, Suite 404
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
Phone: 907-465-3228

Anne Zink, MD
Chief Medical Officer

3601 C Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-465-3090

 

Public Information Team

Sara Tennis
Communications Manager

3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Cell: 907-720-3640

Alex Huseman
Public Information Officer
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Cell: 907-312-8254

Records Request
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
doh.public.records.req@alaska.gov

 

Behavioral Health

Tracy Dompeling
Director

350 Main St. Ste 214
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Phone: 907-465-2817
Fax: 907-465-2668

Andrea Mueca
Deputy Director

350 Main St., Suite 214
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907-465-5814
Fax: 907-465-2668

Amaris Rosario
Acting Legislative Liaison

3601 C Street, Ste. 878
Anchorage AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-5064
Fax: 907-269-3786

Christal Hays
Regulations (Pending and New)
3601 C Street, Ste 902
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800
Fax: 907-269-8166

Andrea Mueca
Regulation Inquiries by Email
350 Main St., Suite 214
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907-465-5814
Fax: 907-465-2668

Amaris Rosario
Behavioral Health Systems & Policy

3601 C Street, Ste. 878
Anchorage AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-5064
Fax: 907-269-3786

Kathryn Chapman
Behavioral Health Quality Assurance Services

P.O. Box 110620
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0620
Phone: 907-465-4959
Fax: 907-465-2185

Shauna Credit
Medicaid Provider Assistance Services

3601 C Street, Suite 878
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-7826
Fax: 907-269-3623

Tony Piper
Prevention and Early Intervention

Boney Memorial Courthouse
303 K Street, Basement
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-264-0500
Fax: 907-264-0786

Patrick Swiger
AKAIMS

3601 C Street, Suite 878
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-3608
Fax: 907-269-3786

Ginger Shoopman
Administrative Operation Manager

P.O. Box 110620
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0620
Phone: 907-465-8202
Fax: 907-465-2185

 

Finance and Management Services

Josie Stern
Assistant Commissioner

350 Main Street, Room 129
Finance and Management Services
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
Phone: 907-465-1630

Myria Shakespeare
Department Technology Officer

350 Main Street, Room 218
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-8214

Joe Hudson
HIPAA Coordination Office

350 Main Street, Room 108
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-8240

Tara Heafer
Privacy Officer

Phone 907-269-0076

Josh Garcia
Chief Information Security Officer

3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-8082

Micah Jones
Finance Officer

350 Main Street, Room 412
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-1216

Debbie Vanslyke
Internal Administration

Administrative Operations Manager
350 Main Street, Room 129
PO Box 110650
Juneau AK 99811-0650

Raquel Solomon-Gross
Deputy Director
350 Main Street, suite 129
PO Box 110650
Juneau, AK 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-1290

Terra Serpette
Medicaid Allocations and Audit Services
350 Main Street, Room 226
PO Box 11650
Juneau Ak 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-6333

Dustin Scown
Budget

350 Main Street, Room 103
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-8156

Amy Burke
Grants & Contracts

Grants & Procurement Chief
350 Main Street, Room 310
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-1624

Mason Leland
Human Resources
Human Resources Business Partner
350 Main Street, Room 129
PO Box 110650
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-1031

Employment Verification
EmployeeCallCenter@alaska.gov

 

Health Care Services

Questions about your Medicaid eligibility?
Medicaid
Call 800-478-7778
Email hss.dpa.offices@alaska.gov

Questions about your Medicaid coverage?
Medicaid Recipient Helpline
Call 800-780-9972
Email memberhelp@gainwelltechnologies.com

Renee Gayhart
Director
350 Main St., Ste 514
Juneau AK 99801
Phone: 907-465-1184
Fax: 907- 770-1684

Martha Hewlett
Administrative
Operations Manager
350 Main St., Ste 514
Juneau AK 99801
Phone: 907-465-1617
Fax: 907- 770-1684

Sherri LaRue
Medicaid Operations Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-444-4375
Fax: 907-269-4574

Tracey Marshall
Quality Assurance Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-310-2736
Fax: 907-269-8868

Matthew Thomas
Health Facilities Licensing & Certification
Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-538-6195
Fax: 907-334-2682

Carmela Sargento
Accounting Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-310.2756
Fax: 907-770-1684

Ashley Blastick
Acting Tribal Health Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, AK 99503-7167
Phone: 907-754-3447
Fax: 907-770-1684

Susan Miller Dunkin
Regulations and Publications Coordinator
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, AK 99503 – 7167
Phone: 907-310-2769
Fax: 907-770-1684

Kate Hudson
DKC/CHIP Program Administrator
350 Main St., Ste 514
Juneau AK 99801
Phone: 907-465-5820
Fax: 907- 770-1684
Denali KidCare website

Jamie Walker
Division Operations Manager 
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-382-0015
Fax: 907-770-1684

Kristin Delfino
Division Operations Manager 
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-903-1229
Fax: 907-770-1684

Charles Semling
Pharmacy & Ancillary Services Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K 
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-538-4140
Fax: 907-770-1684

Jennifer Ritchie
Systems & Analysis Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd, Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-310-2745
Fax: 907-770-1684

Clarissa Moon
Recovery and Reclamation Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-7167
Phone: 907-891-9200
Fax: 907-770-1684

Ana Karina Thompson
Residential Licensing Manager:
Assisted Living & RCCF

4601 Business Park Boulevard, Building K
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-727-7354
Fax: 907-269-3622

Jennifer Ball
Background Check Program Manager
4601 Business Park Blvd., Bldg. K
Anchorage, AK 99503-7167
Phone 907-334-4475
Fax: 907-269-3488

Christal Hays
Medical Care Advisory Committee Program Manager
3601 C St
Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-7800
Medical Care Advisory Committee

 

Public Assistance

Questions about your eligibility for public assistance?
Call 800-478-7778 or Email: hss.dpa.offices@alaska.gov

Deb Etheridge
Director

PO Box 110640
350 Main Street, Room 304
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0640
Phone: 907-465-5847
Fax: 907-465-5154

Hilary Porter
Deputy Director

PO Box 110640
350 Main Street, Room 329
Juneau, AK 99811-0640
Phone: 907-465-5837
Fax: 907-465-5154

Tracie Dablemont
Chief of Program Integrity
and Analysis

3601 C Street, Suite 200
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-310-4187
Fax: 907-269-1062

Rebecca Stovall
Chief of Division Operations
Support

3601 C Street, Suite 460
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-444-9122
Fax: 907-269-3099

Leslie Brewer
Administrative Operations Manager

2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 301
PO Box 5560,
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: 907-500-3306
Fax: 907-465-5031

Christopher Lauer
Fraud Control Unit
Program Manager

3601 C Street, Suite 200
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-1050
Fax: 907-269-1062

Angie Mickle
Heating Assistance Program

Acting Program Coordinator
PO Box 110640
350 Main Street, Room 306
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0640
Phone: 907-500-2176
Fax: 907-465-5254

Jason Burke
Constituent Relations

PO Box 110640
350 Main Street, Room 304
Juneau, AK 99811-0640
Phone: 907-465-3347
Cell: 907-500-2307
Fax: 907-465-5154

Christina Davis
Chief of Program & Policy Development

PO Box 110640
350 Main Street, Room 306
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0640
Phone: (907) 500-4746
Fax: (907) 465-5254

Mark Walker
Chief of Work Services

11312 Kenai Spur Hwy, Suite 2
Kenai, Alaska 99611
Phone: 907-355-5623
Fax: 907-352-7602

Christina Hulquist
Child Care Program Office

Lead Administrator
3601 C Street, Suite 140
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-419-7565
Fax: 907-269-1064

Liz Walsh
Family Nutrition (WIC)

Programs Manager
3601 C Street, Suite 814
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-500-8477
Fax: 907-269-4155

 

Public Health

Lindsey Kato
Director

350 Main Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Phone: 907-465-3090

Christy Lawton
Deputy Director

3601 C Street, Suite 756
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-334-2687

Eugene Wiseman
Acting Deputy Director

3601 C Street, Suite 756
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-6680

Daniella DeLozier
Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
Acting Section Chief
3601 C. Street, Suite 722
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-8945
Fax: 907-269-5446

Abigail Newby-Kew
Health Analytics and Vital Records

Section Chief
5441 Commercial Drive
Juneau, Alaska 99801-0675
Phone: 907-465-8643
Fax: 907-465-3618

Jayme Parker, Phd, MSPH, MB(ASCP) CM
Laboratories
Section Chief
Fairbanks Laboratory
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
1051 Sheenjek Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99706-0230
Phone: 907-371-1000
Fax: 907-474-4036

Kelly Tschida​​
Public Health Nursing

Section Chief
3601 C Street, Suite 760
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-334-2283
Fax: 907-334-2270

Eugene Wiseman, MICP, BAS
Rural and Community Health Systems

Section Chief
3601 C. Street, Suite 424
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-334-2637
Fax: 907-269-2048

Rebekah Morisse
Women's, Children & Family Health

Section Chief
3601 C Street, Suite 322
Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
Phone: 907-334-2424
Fax: 907-269-3465

Joe McLaughlin, M.D., MPH
State Epidemiologist/Section Chief

3601 C Street, Suite 540
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-8000
Fax: 907-562-7802

Gary Zientek, M.D.
Sta
te Medical Examiner
5455 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Ave.
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Phone: 907-334-2200
Fax: 907-334-2216

Heather Rogers
Public Health Administrative Services

Admin Operations Manager 2
3601 C Street, Suite 756
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-269-8167

 

Senior & Disabilities Services

Tony Newman
Director

1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-2083

Lynne Keilman-Cruz
Acting Deputy Director

1835 Bragaw St, Ste 350
Phone: 907-269-5606

Nicole-Wery-Tagaban
Administrative Operations Manag
er II
PO Box 110680
Juneau, AK 99811-0680
Phone: 907-465-4917
Toll Free: 866-465-3165
Fax: 907-465-1170

Ellen Hackenmueller
Gr
ant Unit
Unit Manager
P.O. Box 110680
Juneau, AK 99811-0680
Phone: 907-465-4996
Toll Free: 866-465-3165
Fax: 907-465-1170

Dana Norwood
Medicare Information Office

Program Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3669
Toll Free: 800-478-6065
Fax: 907-269-2045

Jetta Whittaker
Medicare Information Office

Policy and Program Development Unit
Unit Manager
PO Box 110680
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0680
Phone: 907-465-1605
Toll Free: 866-465-3165
Fax: 907-465-1170

Lynne Keilman-Cruz
Quality Improvement

Health Program Manager IV/Chief of Quality
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-5606
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3690

Cheri Herman
Provider Certification & Compliance Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Phone: 907-269-4139
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-754-3475

Meg Sampson
Quality Assurance Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3969
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3690

Anastasiya Podunovich
Research and Analysis Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Phone: 907-269-3477
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3689

Sandra Jenkins
Adult Protective Services Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3679
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3648

Caroline Hogan
Health Program Manager IV/Chief of Programs

1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3681
Toll Free: 800-478-9996

Moli Atanoa
Nursing Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-4133
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-6246

Rodney George
CAT Review Unit
Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3453
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-8164

Mason Campbell
Central Intake Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-6065
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3648

Jordyn Grant
General Relief and Central Application Processing Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-6778
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3648

Nicholas McCarty
CAT Assessment Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-375-8265
Toll Fee: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-6246

Pam Kellish
Developmental Programs and Training

Health Program Manager IV/Chief of Developmental Programs Training
751 Old Richardson Highway, Suite 100-A
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: 907-451-5041
Toll Free: 800-770-1672
Fax: 907-541-5046

Heather Chord
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3654
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-3639

Susan Kessler
Infant Learning Program Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Toll Free: 800-478-9996

Kara Thrasher-Livingston
Training Unit

Unit Manager
1835 Bragaw Street, Suite 350
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-269-3685
Toll Free: 800-478-9996
Fax: 907-269-8164

 

Boards, Commissions and Councils

Alaska Board on Alcoholism
& Drug Abuse

Stephanie Hopkins
Acting Executive Director

431 N Franklin, Suite 200
P.O. Box 110608
Juneau, AK 99811-0608
(907) 465-8536

Governor's Council on
Disabilities & Special
Education

Patrick Reinhart

Executive Director
Robert B. Atwood Building
550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1230
Anchorage, AK 99501
Toll Free: 888-269-8990
Phone: 907-269-8990
Fax: 907-269-8995

Alaska Commission on Aging
Jon Haghayeghi, Ph.D.,

Executive Director
PO Box 110693
350 Main Street, Room 317
Juneau, AK 99811-0693
Phone: 907-465-3250
Jon.Haghayeghi@alaska.gov

Governor's Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services
Dave Hull, Chair
827 Brown Deer Road
Ketchikan, AK 99901
907-228-6710

Alaska Mental Health Board
Stephanie Hopkins
Acting Executive Director

431 N Franklin, Suite 200
P.O. Box 110608
Juneau, AK 99811-0608
(907) 465-8536

Suicide Prevention Council
Stephanie Hopkins
Acting Executive Director

431 N Franklin, Suite 200
P.O. Box 110608
Juneau, AK 99811-0608
(907) 465-4667

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