Governor’s Cabinet Natural Resources Andy Mack Commissioner http://dnr.alaska.gov/ Andrew “Andy” T. Mack was appointed Natural Resources Commissioner by Governor Bill Walker on July 1, 2016. Mack is an attorney with experience in Arctic policy and development, private equity investment, and government and regulatory affairs. Much of his work has focused on the energy industry, Native corporations, local government and the state Legislature. He is also a former commercial fisherman. Prior to his appointment, Mack served as managing director of Pt Capital, the only private equity fund in based in Alaska, and was a private consultant working for village Native corporations on the North Slope. From 2006 to 2012, he was senior advisor to the mayor of the North Slope Borough and was heavily involved in regulatory matters surrounding oil and gas leasing and exploration in the outer continental shelf of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. As an attorney, Mack worked for Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon on Alaska Native corporation and financial issues, was a criminal defense attorney in Barrow, and clerked for Anchorage Superior Court Judge Larry Card. Mack holds a bachelor of arts in political science from Concordia College and a juris doctor from Loyola Marymount School of Law. He was raised in Soldotna and lives in Anchorage with his wife Roxanne and two teenage sons and is a youth hockey coach. Boards and Commmissions Appointments Marine Pilots, Board ofRoyalty Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board, Alaska Back to the Governor's Cabinet page.