Anchorage, AK- Today, Governor Bill Walker announced the appointment of Scott Kendall as Chief of Staff, and Jim Whitaker as Senior Advisor on Major Projects. Both will assume their new positions on December 2nd, 2016.
Governor Walker stated in a press release, “For the past two years, Jim has worked on critically important projects, in addition to his Chief of Staff duties…This change will allow Jim to focus on completing these projects and serve as the point person for others.”
Our Governor added, “Scott will be a significant asset to this administration as we enter the second half of this term…For the past decade, Scott has worked throughout the state and across party lines with many Alaskans on a range of issues. My team and I will be relying heavily on his strategic counsel and experience as we focus on fixing Alaska’s budget deficit and solving our fiscal crisis.”