Governor’s Cabinet Labor and Workforce Development Heidi Drygas Commissioner http://labor.alaska.gov/ Commissioner Heidi Drygas was appointed to lead the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development by Governor Bill Walker on December 19, 2014. Prior to being named commissioner, Drygas spent nearly a decade as General Counsel to the Alaska District Council of Laborers. Drygas is a lifelong Alaskan, who was born and raised in Fairbanks. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a Juris Doctor from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Boards and Commmissions Appointments Gasline Development Corporation Board of Directors, Alaska Back to the Governor's Cabinet page.