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NTSC Board of Directors

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Valerie DavidsonThe Honorable Valerie Davidson

Commissioner, Department of Health & Social Services
3601 C St., Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

Valerie “Nurr’araaluk” Davidson is an enrolled tribal member of the Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC). Davidson has worked for over 15 years as a national policy maker on matters affecting Indian health. Most recently, she served as the Senior Director of Legal and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, where she represented Alaska Native health needs at federal and state levels.

Davidson earned her juris doctorate, with a certificate in Indian law, from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in education with a minor in bilingual education from University of Alaska Southeast.

Mike NavarreThe Honorable Mike Navarre

Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
P.O. Box 110800
Juneau, AK 99811-0800

Commissioner Mike Navarre comes to the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development from the Kenai Peninsula Borough where he served as mayor for the past seven years. He was directly responsible for the managing 11 departments, 200 employees and a $120 million municipal budget. Mr. Navarre previously served as President of Alaska Conference of Mayors. Navarre has also served Alaskans in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1985 - 1996 in several different roles, including House Majority Leader and Finance Committee Chair, and on the Joint House/Senate Health Care Task Force, Long Range Financial Planning Commission and Finance Committee. Commissioner Navarre is directly involved in general and financial management of several privately held businesses.