Walker Announces Commissioners for the Department of Revenue and Department of Natural Resources

Governor-elect Bill Walker is pleased to announce that he has chosen Randall Hoffbeck as the Department of Revenue Commissioner. Hoffbeck served as the North Slope Borough’s chief financial officer from 2006 – 2011, and as Mayor Charlotte Brower’s chief of staff in 2012. Read more >>>

Walker/Mallott release list of Transition Team Conference participants

Governor-elect Bill Walker and Lt. Gov-elect Byron Mallott released the complete list of names of Alaskans participating in the Transition Team conference this weekend. For ease of reference, the names are listed twice – once by community, and again by subcommittee. Read more >>>

Walker/Mallott Inauguration

First Alaskan-born governor and lt. governor team to be sworn into office Monday, December 1, 2014.

Who: Bill Walker and Byron Mallott, the first Alaska-born governor and lieutenant governor to be sworn in during a public ceremony in Juneau.
What: Walker/Mallott Inauguration with cake and punch reception to follow.
When: Monday, December 1st, 11:30 am
Where: Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Dr., Juneau, AK 99801.
Why: Article 3 of the Alaska Constitution states a governor’s term in office begins at noon on the first Monday in December following election.

Additional information: 360North public television will be offering gavel-to-gavel coverage of the ceremony via satellite free to any media outlets, live on 360North TV and web live streaming on 360north.org. For more information contact producer Jeremy Hsieh at Jeremy@ktoo.org.

Election Night from Walker for Governor

Bill Walker visiting with Bella Hammond in Lake Clark

A true lifetime highlight for me was receiving Bella Hammond’s invitation to come to Lake Clark & spend the day with her. At day’s end, she offered her full support as a campaign co-chair & planted a yard sign on the slice of paradise she and Gov. Jay Hammond created. Here are a few more snapshots from that memorable day.