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
Executive Director
Shawn Williams
Pacific Dataport, Inc.
Vice President of government affairs & strategy
Lori Brewer
Café D’ arte Alaska
Caren L. Mathis
Caren Mathis Associates
Owner/CEO | CMA Planning, Development, & Project Management
Bill Popp
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
Melanie Lucas-Conwell
49th State Angel Fund
Shane Rinner
Veritas Wealth Management
Associate Principal
Hugh Ashlock
Dimond Center Holdings LLC.
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 meetings are on the following Mondays at 4:00 pm:

March – 20th
April – 3rd and 17th
May – 1st and 15th
June – 12th and 26th
July – 10th and 24th
August – 7th and 21st
September – 11th and 25th
October – 9th and 23rd
November – 6th and 20th
December - 4th and 18th

SUB-CommitteE DOCS

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.


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


Schedule & Docs

February 6, 2023
December 5, 2022
October 24, 2022
September 26, 2022
September 12, 2022
August 22, 2022
August 8, 2022
July 25, 2022
July 18, 2022
July 11, 2022
June 27, 2022
June 6, 2022
May 16, 2022
April 18, 2022
April 4, 2022
March 14, 2022
February 28, 2022
February 14, 2022
January 31, 2022
January 10, 2022
December 13, 2021
December 6, 2021
November 29, 2021
November 8, 2021
November 1, 2021
October 25, 2021
October 18, 2022
October 11, 2021
October 4, 2021
September 13 2021
September 27 2021
September 20 2021

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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