ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 50
JAY S. HAMMOND
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
July 17, 1978
In accordance with Article III, Section 1 of the Alaska Constitution
and AS 44.19.060, the Alaska International Trade Commission is
hereby created in the Department of Commerce and Economic Development.
The purpose of the commission is to stimulate and assist the
interaction of trade and finance between Alaska and foreign trading
partners which will enhance and encourage development opportunities
beneficial to Alaska.
In the performance of its duties, the commission shall:
1. advise the governor, foreign industries, and the Alaska
business community of potential investment opportunities and
possible business relationships;
2. facilitate or represent business groups wishing to investigate
business aims or interests by assisting with the contacts and
arrangements and put into communication interested parties;
3. assist in making available industrial technicians, specialists
and experts to the business community and interested business
The chairman of the commission is the commissioner of the
Department of Commerce and Economic Development. Members of
the commission representing business, industry, finance and state
government are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the
governor. The director of the Division of Economic Enterprise
serves as secretary to the commission. Staff support shall be
provided by the Division of Economic Enterprise.
Members of the commission receive no salary for their service
on the commission, but are entitled to per diem and travel expenses
authorized by law for boards and commissions.
In accordance with AS 44.19.060, the commission established
by this administrative order will remain in existence only until
March 31, 1979. Legislation will be introduced during the first
session of the 11th Alaska Legislature to create the commission
as a permanent entity.
DATED this 17 day of July, 1978 in Juneau, Alaska.
S/S Jay S. Hammond
Jay S. Hammond
Governor of Alaska