What is our Mission?

This committee's mission is to develop a blueprint to achieve a vibrant local economy and use that to advise our Mayor and his administration. Read Mayor Bronson's directive.

WHo Are we?

We are local business leaders and entrepreneurs who would like to see Anchorage's economy healthy and vibrant. This group was formed by Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson in order to advise his administration how this might be accomplished. See details and individual members below.

Mike Robbins
ACDA
Executive Director
Shawn Williams
Pacific Dataport, Inc.
Vice President of government affairs & strategy
Lori Brewer
Café D’ arte Alaska
President
Caren L. Mathis
Caren Mathis Associates
Owner/CEO | CMA Planning, Development, & Project Management
Jenna Wright
Anchorage Economic Development Council
President & CEO
Craig Campbell
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Airport Director
Bill Taylor
Colony Builders, Inc
President & Founder
Evelyn Russo
MCG Explore Design
Associate Principal
Alan Erickson
Covid Secure App
Chief Technology Officer
David Hoffman
Craig Taylor Equipment
Owner
Melanie Lucas-Conwell
49th State Angel Fund
Manager
Shane Rinner
Veritas Wealth Management
Associate Principal
Hugh Ashlock
Dimond Center Holdings LLC.
President
Jonathan Taylor
University of Alaska
Director of Public Affairs
Larry Cash
Rim Architects
Owner | Founder and Board Chair

Board Meetings and Documents

Please Contact us for any documents not listed here

Meeting Notices

Upcoming AERDAC meetings are on the following dates from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM:

June 19, 2024

LOCATION:
ACDA, Main Conference Room, 245 W 5th Ave, Suite 122, Anchorage, AK 99501

SUB-CommitteE DOCS

Nolan Klouda - Anchorage Economy
Presen2023 - April 2023

Anchorage's Economy-Strange And Lots Of Contradictions - February 2023

AERDAC Meeting Video Link Feb 2023 - mp4
Anchorage's Economy - February 2023 PDF

Recommendations to the Mayor - November 2021

Recommendations November 2021 PDF


The Planning, Building Permitting and
Inspection Process within the MOA.

PERMITTING SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT - OCT 2022


AERDAC - IIJA Subcommittee Report
and Recommendations
Final V1.9 MLC 10/25/2022

IIJA Subcommittee Report
and Recommendations Final V1.9 MLC 10/25/2022 FINAL REPORT - OCT 2022


Revitalization and Diversification Committee Report

ANCHORAGE ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AND DIVERSIFICATION COMMITTEE (AERDAC) CHILDCARE SUB-COMMITTEE - REPORT 

Schedule & Docs

May 22, 2024 [CANCELLED]
May 8, 2024 [NO QUORUM]
April 22, 2024
April 8, 2024
March 11, 2024
February 26, 2024 [CANCELLED]
February 5, 2024 [CANCELLED]
January 22, 2024
January 8, 2024 [NO QUORUM]

Got an idea you'd like to share?

While we work on our own plan, let us know if you have ideas that might help Anchorage's economy.

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