Mike Robbins Confirmed as Executive Director for Anchorage Community Development Authority
Mike Mills, Chair for the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) Board of Directors, shared the following announcement: “It is my great pleasure to share with you the appointment of Mike Robbins as the Executive Director for ACDA.”
Robbins, a long-time local business owner, will be focusing on creating a path forward for ACDA on economic revitalization, financial stability, and supporting development projects for the Municipality of Anchorage. Robbins will be also serving as the Chair for the Anchorage Economic Revitalization and Diversification Advisory Committee blue ribbon commission.
“I have the utmost confidence in Mike Robbins to aggressively pursue economic expansion and diversification for our City,” says Mayor Dave Bronson. “Mike brings skills to speed up our economy and a talent in working with diverse groups.”
In This Issue
50 Years of ANSCA
Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.