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AHFC Board of Directors

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation seven-member board of directors is comprised of the Commissioner of Revenue, the Commissioner of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and the Commissioner of Health and Social Services as well as four members from the public appointed by the Governor to serve two-year terms. Members have expertise or experience in finance or real estate; is a rural resident or who has expertise or experience with a regional housing authority; expertise or experience in residential energy-efficient home building or weatherization;or has expertise or experience in the provision of senior or low-income housing.

Regular meetings of the board are held at least once each quarter, and the annual meeting is held in the third quarter at the location set by the board (see Board schedule). The board elects the offices of Chair and Vice-Chair at the annual meeting each year.

To contact the Board of Directors, you can send an email to:

Brent LevalleyMr. Brent Levalley, Board Chair

1966 Ridge Run
Fairbanks, AK 99712

Mr. Brent LeValley was appointed to the board in June 2009 as a member with expertise in finance and real estate. He was elected as Board Chair in November 2015.

Mr. LeValley is a retired lender and bank community reinvestment officer. He holds a BS degree in Labor relations and Economics from Michigan State University. He is a founding lifetime member and former treasurer of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center and former treasurer and two-time associate of the year of the interior Alaska Building Association.

Alan Wilson, Vice ChairAlan Wilson

Alaska Renovators, Inc.
7290 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801

Alan Wilson has been a licensed contractor in the states of Alaska and California for 27 years. He has been in the building profession for over 37 years. Since 1998, he has been the President and CEO of Alaska Renovators, Inc. in Juneau, Alaska.

Alan is a founding member of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks and has served as a Board Member and Chair of the Board for this organization.

Haven HarrisHaven Harris

St. George Tanaq Corporation
701 Sesame St, STE 200
Anchorage, AK 99503

Haven Harris was born and raised in Nome, Alaska. Haven has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a M.B.A. from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Haven is a member of the Alaska Native Heritage Center Board of Directors and volunteers at the First Alaskans Institute amongst other organizations.

Vivian Stiver

1420 Moore St Apt 10
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Vivian Stiver brings years of property management experience, including her work in the Department of Housing and Urban Development Multifamily Housing Program which provides seniors with affordable housing.  Ms. Stiver is certified as an Occupancy Specialist and a Fair Housing Specialist by the National Center for Housing Management. She is a long-time small business owner and operator in Fairbanks. Ms. Stiver has a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with an Education Minor from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Bruce TangemanPicture of Bruce Tangeman

Commissioner, Department of Revenue
PO Box 110400
Juneau, AK 99811

Bruce Tangeman has previously served as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation and Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Revenue with a focus on AKLNG negotiations and unwinding the ACES tax regime.

Bruce was also Chief Financial Officer for Doyon Utilities overseeing privatization of Alaska's army utility assets as well as project manager for the Anchorage Landfill Gas Project. He most recently served as the Policy Director for the Alaska State Senate Majority. Bruce met his wife Betty 32 years ago at Indiana University where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics and Management and followed her back to her hometown of Juneau in 1991.

Greg SamorajskiGreg Samorajski

Designee for Commissioner, Department of Revenue
PO Box 110400
Juneau, AK 99811

Deputy Commissioner Greg Samorajski has lived in Alaska since 1997. He worked as a portfolio manager and director of investments for McKinley Capital for most of his tenure in state. More recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer for True North Federal Credit Union in Juneau. 

Prior to arriving in Alaska, Samorajski served as senior economist and manager of financial instruments at Chicago Board of Trade, as an investment officer at First National Bank of Alaska, and on staff of the accounting firm of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. He has served on the faculties of Illinois Institute of Technology and Alaska Pacific University, has been a member of the Anchorage chapter of American Cancer Society advisory board, and he is currently on the Diocese of Juneau finance council.

Samorajski earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

Adam CrumPicture of Adam Crum

Commissioner, Department of Health and Social Services
3601 C St., STE 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

Commissioner Adam Crum was born and raised in Alaska and has more than a decade of experience in the private sector in strategic management, organizational development, executive consulting and working on multi-billion dollar projects.

Prior to being appointed Commissioner in December 2018, Crum was executive vice president of his family’s company, Northern Industrial Training.

Crum  is active in community service organizations and has served as a board member for groups like Salvation Army and MyHouse that works specifically with homeless youth. Both agencies work with clients dealing with mental health, substance use disorder, transitional housing and workforce development issues.

Commissioner Crum has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern University and a Master of Science in Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Albert WallAlbert Wall

Designee for Commissioner, Department of Health and Social Services
3601 C St. STE 878
Anchorage, AK 99503

Albert Wall oversees Family, Community and Integrated Services. Before beginning in that role for DHSS on Dec. 3, 2018, Wall was chief executive officer for Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska and also previously served at DHSS as director of the Division of Behavioral Health, the department's budget manager and a Medicaid manager.

Wall has 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field, in positions ranging from direct service provider to chief executive. He has overseen multi-million dollar budgets and the provision of a broad range of services in behavioral health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, suicide prevention and alcohol safety programs. Wall also worked as a military chaplain and finance officer and was called back into military service after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Wall counseled families and advocated for their non-physical needs through the chain of command. Wall holds master's degrees in counseling psychology and divinity. He has been deployed overseas and awarded the Bronze Star. He remains an active member of the Alaska Army National Guard.

Julie AndersonPicture of Julie Anderson

Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
550 W 7th Ave, STE 1535
Anchorage, AK 99501

Commissioner Anderson has experience in both the private and public sectors with a diverse background in many core sectors in Alaska including fisheries, oil and gas, mining, and business development. She is working to ensure the mission of the department is met and to promote new business development in the state.

Commissioner Anderson comes from a large family in interior Alaska and is fortunate to have lived throughout the state of Alaska. Commissioner Anderson holds a Bachelor's degree in Business from University of Alaska, Anchorage and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

John SpringsteenPicture of John Springsteen

Designee for Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
550 W 7th Ave, STE 1535
Anchorage, AK 99501

John Springsteen's love for Alaska started with a beautiful silver salmon he landed on the Tsiu River. A few years later, he and his wife had the privilege to move to Alaska to work, live, play, and to continue to raise their three children in this great State.

Prior to joining the Department, John served as Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), the State's development bank. Alaska is open for business and Deputy Commissioner Springsteen looks forward to working with Alaskans to grow existing economic engines and to build new ones for our communities.

John received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.