About Us - Director's Office

The Director's Office provides strategic planning for the Division's programs to ensure that DGGS is meeting the needs of the public under the guidelines of AS 41.08.020, manages the Division's fiscal affairs, and provides personnel and clerical services. The Director acts as a liaison between the Division and local, state, federal, and private agencies; seeks out and encourages cooperative geologic programs of value to the state; and advises the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources about geologic issues.

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Masterman, Steve S. - State Geologist/Director, (907)451-5007

Steve manages the DGGS's overall program of research, analysis, and information distribution and provides stratiegic advice and support to the DNR Commissioner consistent with the mission of the Division and the best interests of the State of Alaska.

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Showalter, Shelly L. - Administrative Officer, (907)451-5002

Responsible for budget development, accounting, and financial management for the division. Coordinates, performs, and supervises all aspects of the administrative functions for the division, including personnel, procurement, travel, inventory, policy and procedure development.

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Supplee, Rhea I. - Office Assistant, (907)451-5010

Receptionist, travel coordinator, timesheet processor, state credit card accounting, public information desk backup, mail and postage, vehicle coordinator, property records, maintain supplies, key operator for copiers, scanners, fax machines, postage meter and other administrative duties as needed

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Woolery, April M. - Administrative Assistant, (907)451-5015

Personnel, accounts payable, purchasing, and administrative support for the Geologic Mapping Advisory Board and Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission