Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell told the Resource Development Council this morning that he is naming Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan as commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.
Parnell said he was seeking innovators for his cabinet and a team to create a climate for jobs.
Other commissioners named this morning include Becky Hultberg, a former press secretary for Gov. Frank Murkowski, as commissioner of Administration, and Marc Luiken, deputy commissioner of aviation, as commissioner of Transportation and Public Facilities.
The governor said that Susan Bell would stay on as commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development, and Larry Hartig as commissioner of Environmental Conservation.
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