AOGA Hires Tamara Maddox as Regulatory and Legal Affairs Manager
The professional trade association for the oil and gas industry in Alaska has a new Regulatory and Legal Affairs Manager. Tamara Maddox is joining the Alaska Oil & Gas Association (AOGA) after serving as an associate attorney at the Alaska Public Offices Commission. Prior to that, Maddox was an attorney with Denali Law Group. She has diverse experience in criminal law, guardianship issues, legal research, and regulatory drafting and analysis.
In her new position, Maddox is responsible for evaluating government actions and initiatives and coordinating AOGA’s review and response, including preparing written and oral testimony at public hearings; managing litigation issues with outside counsel; and directing AOGA’s legal and environmental committees.
Maddox grew up in Anchorage and attended Oceanview Elementary, Hanshew Junior High, and Service High School. While stationed around the country as a military spouse, she obtained a bachelor’s degree from Fayetteville State University in North Carolina and obtained her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law.
“We are excited for Tamara to join our team,” says AOGA President and CEO Kara Moriarty. “Her hard work and dedication will serve the oil and gas industry well as our members work to responsibly develop Alaska’s resources in a safe, legal manner that follows science and creates lasting benefits for Alaskans.”