Regional manager appointed to lead Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tamike Ledbetter is Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy's appointee to be commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. She's currently a regional manager for the department. (Photo courtesy Mike Dunleavy transition team)
Tamika Ledbetter is Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s appointee to be commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. She’s currently a regional manager for the department. (Photo courtesy Mike Dunleavy transition team)

A regional manager for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development is Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s pick to be the department’s commissioner.

Tamika Ledbetter currently manages the Anchorage/Mat-Su Economic Region for the department. She’s worked for the state for 11 years, after working for Maximus/Alaska Works in Wasilla. She is a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Dunleavy said he’s confident Ledbetter’s experience will serve the people of Alaska well.

Andrew Kitchenman

State Government Reporter, Alaska Public Media & KTOO

State government plays an outsized role in the life of Alaskans. As the state continues to go through the painful process of deciding what its priorities are, I bring Alaskans to the scene of a government in transition.

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