Economic Development Commission


To actively promote, foster and coordinate public and private initiatives that create capital, diversify the economy, and utilize economic capacity in ways that improve the borough community's standard of living, quality of life, and the sustainability of the borough's diverse urban and rural life styles.


Meetings are scheduled on the fourth Tuesday each month or at the call of the chair. This information will be routinely updated to reflect upcoming meetings.

  • The next meeting is scheduled for April 25, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, Juanita Helms Administration Center, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK.

Agendas, Minutes, and Audio

Click here to access Agendas, Minutes and Audio for meetings.

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding the Economic Development Commission, please contact the Clerk's Office by phone at (907) 459-1401 or email the Clerk's Office


The Economic Development Commission currently has two vacancies. Members shall represent economic, political, and social interests in the borough including business, the service industry, transportation, utilities, labor and education. If you are interested in serving on this commission, please submit a completed Board or Commission Application Form (PDF). This form should be submitted to the Mayor's Office at

Commissioners Contact Information Term Expiration
Mayor Bryce Ward - Chair
(907) 459-1300
Rebecca Dean
(907) 457-2971
Mark Billingsley (503) 705-5170 12/24
Renee Linton (907) 978-0712 12/24
Russell Talvi (907) 456-7062 12/25
Vacant   12/25
Vacant   12/25
Barbara Haney
(907) 727-3887
Kristan Kelly
(907) 687-1262