Legislative Affairs Agency (LAA)

The Legislative Affairs Agency (LAA) is the Legislature's non-partisan support agency. The Agency's eleven sections work collaboratively to ensure individual legislators, and the Legislature as a whole, have the necessary tolls to efficiently conduct work. LAA carries out Legislative Council policy, Alaska Statute, and is responsible for providing legislative services including: accounting; information technology; personnel and payroll; legal; research; maintenance; printing and document distribution; supply and procurement; security; and the statewide teleconference network, including 22 Legislative Information Offices (LIOs) throughout Alaska.

Office of the Executive Director
Jessica Geary, Executive Director
465-3800

Division of Administrative Services

Accounting
Santé Lesh, Administrative Operations Manager
465-3852 

Information Technology
Tim Banaszak, IT Manager 
465-2419  Help Desk  465-4357

Information & Teleconferencing
Tim Powers, Manager
465-4648  Fax 465-2864

Maintenance
John Cayce, Building Manager
465-3708 

Supply
Tina Strong, Procurement Officer
465-6705, Mailroom 465-3853

Personnel Office
Skiff Lobaugh, Human Resource Manager
465-3854 

Print Shop
John Wright, Manager
Basement, Community & Regional Affairs Building
465-3806 

Documents (session only)
465-3737

 

Division of Legal and Research Services

Legal Services provides bill drafting and legal research/advice for legislators, as well as contract review, session law production, and statute revision. Legislative Research provides research and information services to Legislators and staff in both bodies. It is a source of independent and objective information, research, and analysis. The Legislative Reference Library is open to the public and contains materials related to Alaska law and legislation, such as committee bill files, minutes, and reports.

Legal Services
Megan Wallace, Director
465-3867 

Legislative Reference Library
465-3808 

Research Services
Chuck Burnham, Manager
465-3991 

Mailing Address:
State Capitol, Rm. 3
Juneau, AK 99801

Physical Address:
129 6th St. Terry Miller Legislative Office Building
Juneau, AK 99801-1182