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(a) The commission consists of 14 members as follows:
(1) the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court or another active or retired justice of the supreme court or an active or retired judge of the court of appeals designated by the chief justice;
(2) an active or retired superior court judge designated by the chief justice for a three-year term;
(3) an active or retired district court judge designated by the chief justice for a three-year term;
(4) a member of the Alaska Native community designated by the Alaska Native Justice Center for a three-year term;
(5) the attorney general or a designee of the attorney general;
(6) the public defender or a designee of the public defender;
(7) the commissioner of corrections or the commissioner's designee;
(8) the commissioner of public safety or the commissioner's designee;
(9) the chief executive officer of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority or the chief executive officer's designee for a three-year term;
(10) an active duty member of a municipal law enforcement agency appointed by the governor for a three-year term;
(11) one victims' rights advocate appointed by the governor for a three-year term;
(12) one nonvoting member, serving ex officio, who is a member of the senate appointed by the president of the senate;
(13) one nonvoting member, serving ex officio, who is a member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; and
(14) one nonvoting member, serving ex officio, who is the commissioner of health and social services or the commissioner's designee.
(b) A member appointed under (a)(10) or (11) of this section serves at the pleasure of the governor and may be reappointed.
(c) The commission shall, by majority vote of the membership, elect a chair and other officers it considers necessary from among its membership to serve on a yearly basis.
(d) The Alaska Judicial Council shall provide staff and administrative support to the commission.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 44. State Government § 44.19.642. Membership; staff - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-44-state-government/ak-st-sect-44-19-642.html
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