Controlled Substances Advisory Committee
Board: Controlled Substances Advisory Committee
Board identification number: 272
Authority: AS 11.71.100
Requirements: No Legislative Confirmation or Financial Disclosure required
Term: 4 years
Chair: The Attorney General is the chairman of the committee.
Description: The committee consists of 9 members: the Attorney General or the Attorney General’s designee; the Commissioner of Health and Social Services or the Commissioner’s designee; the Commissioner of Public Safety or the Commissioner’s designee; the President of the Board of Pharmacy or the designee of the President who shall also be a member of the Board of Pharmacy; a peace officer appointed by the Governor after consultation with the Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police; a physician appointed by the Governor; a psychiatrist appointed by the Governor; and two individuals appointed by the Governor.
Function: To evaluate the effectiveness of current programs, budget and appropriations, enforcement policies and procedures, treatment, counseling, and regulations regarding controlled substances and to further make recommendations to the Governor, Alaska Court System and Legislature based upon their findings.
Special facts: Five members of the committee constitute a quorum, except that a smaller number may adjourn a meeting in the absence of a quorum.
Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem
Meetings: To be held at the call of the chairman, and are required to meet at least twice a year.
For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
310 K Street, Suite 601
Anchorage, AK 99501