The mission of the Department of Administration and Finance is to ensure the financial integrity of the North Slope Borough in a manner that meets or exceeds regulatory standards. The department will provide high quality, timely, and efficient service to the public, the Assembly, and North Slope Borough departments.

The Director’s Office is primarily responsible for the smooth operation of internal Borough functions by maintaining clear communications and a good working relationship within its divisions and with other Borough departments.

All external inquiries regarding financial and fiscal matters are coordinated through the Director’s Office for appropriate responses. All documents to initiate an encumbrance or payment for the Borough are approved by the Director’s Office.

The Director of Administration and Finance manages the Borough’s investment program, coordinates general obligation bond sales, administers the Borough’s bonded indebtedness, prepares budget forecasting models that include the 17-year operations forecast and projection of debt capacity, budget development, and supervise Assessing.

The Deputy Director of Administration supervises the divisions of Central; Budget and Position Control, Risk Management, Service Area Ten and Purchasing, which includes Records, Fixed Assets, and Shipping and Receiving.

The Deputy Director of Finance prepares the CAFR and supervises the Controller/Accounting, Grants Divisions and Utility Billing.

The Information Technology Officer manages current and future IT systems across the organization. The position supervises the divisions of InfoComm; MIS; Telecom; and Teleconference.


Sandra K. Stuermer, Director
Phone Number: (907) 852-0240
Fax Number: (907) 852-0245