I, Michael J. Dunleavy, Governor of the State of Alaska, under the authority granted by Article III, Sections 1, 23, and 24, of the Alaska Constitution, and in accordance with AS 44.17.060 and AS 44.19.145, order the following amendment to Administrative Order (AO) 302, in the organization of the personnel administrative functions, programs, and staff of the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs and its subdivisions.
The purpose of this order is to amend AO 302 to include the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs, as AO 302 applied to other Executive Branch departments in order to streamline and increase accountability of budget and policy administration within the Executive Branch of State government by centralizing all significant administrative services oversight within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Office of the Governor.
Change of Reporting Assignments
The Administrative Services Director position within the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs, along with other affected administrative services positions identified by the Office of the Governor, within the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs are reassigned to OMB in accordance with the schedule established in the Timeframes section of this order.
Responsibility for Implementation
The Office of the Governor is delegated authority for the overall implementation of this order. Department heads and agency staff are expected to provide their complete cooperation in effecting this reorganization.
Functionally, the transfer of the Administrative Services Directors is to take effect immediately upon execution of this order, and the directors and any other affected staff will receive direction on their new assignments from the Director of OMB.
The Office of the Governor is charged, in cooperation with the Director of OMB, with the responsibility for determining the appropriate allocation and transfer of personal services, travel, contractual, equipment, space, data processing, and any other budgetary resources to ensure the effective implementation of this order.
This order takes effect immediately and remains in effect until rescinded.
DATED this 15th day of February, 2019
/s/Michael J. Dunleavy