The Central Division provides support for the Director’s office and senior staff, acts as a liaison between the department’s divisions and other Borough departments, and oversees and manages receptionist and travel services for the Borough. The Central Division is responsible for auditing and processing all Borough department payments: through Requests for Payments; Purchasing Requests; contracts; travel authorizations and travel invoices.

The division develops and effects compliance of travel policies and procedures; and provides quarterly Travel training for all department travel coordinators, supervisors and fiscal managers. The Central Division Front Desk staff prints, monitors, verifies, and distributes all North Slope Borough vendor, payroll and personnel checks.

Central Anchorage staff engages the oil and gas industry for technical information related to their development projects for use in developing an annual production forecast. The forecast is a significant component of the longterm financial projection model for bonding purposes. The Central Division Anchorage staff provides support to other departments, primarily the Planning Department, on a variety of issues and projects including the tri-annual Economic Profile and Census report; development of technical reports related to oil and gas permitting; new venture opportunities through the land management enterprise fund; coordination with the SA #10 enterprise fund; and special projects for the Director.


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

Derek R. Carter, Acting Deputy Director of Finance
Phone Number: (907) 852-0240
Fax Number: (907) 852-0245

Sarah Tua'i, Division Manager
Phone Number: (907) 852-0240
Fax Number: (907) 852-0245