State of Alaska

Commissioner Angela Rodell

Angela Rodell, Commissioner of Revenue, joined the State of Alaska in September 2011. Ms. Rodell has most recently served as State Treasurer and Deputy Commissioner over Revenue's Treasury Division, Permanent Fund Dividend Division and the Child Support Services Division.

Formerly, Ms Rodell served as financial advisor to more than $30 billion of transactions for state and state authorities in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Virginia. Transactions included general obligation, pension obligation, public power, tobacco securitization, single family housing, multifamily housing, military housing, toll road and transportation financing.

Prior to becoming a financial advisor, Ms Rodell served as the finance officer to Kentucky Housing Corporation. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

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Deputy Commissioners

Deputy Commissioner Michael Pawlowski

Michael Pawlowski was named Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Finance on January 2, 2014.

Prior to this appointment Pawlowski served as petroleum fiscal systems advisor to the commissioner. A lifelong Alaskan, Pawlowski graduated from Alaska Pacific University. He previously worked for Alaska Permanent Capital Management Company, the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority, and as an aide specializing in oil and gas, energy, and finance issues for the Alaska Legislature. Pawlowski leads special projects and teams within the department.

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Deputy Commissioner Jared Kosin

Jared C. Kosin was appointed Deputy Commissioner for Operations on September 15, 2014.  Previously, Kosin served in the Department of Health & Social Services (DHSS) as the Executive Director of the Office of Rate Review.  During his tenure at DHSS, Kosin was responsible for all decisions concerning the setting of Medicaid reimbursement rates for hospitals, nursing homes, and most non-physician services across the state of Alaska.


Kosin is an attorney with an M.B.A., and has spent his career in public policy.  Prior to moving to Alaska, Kosin was the Policy Director and Legislative Director for the Colorado Speaker of the House, and a policy advisor in the Michigan Senate Majority Policy Office.  Kosin and his wife Jenny, who was born and raised in Alaska, live in Eagle River.

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Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Revenue is to collect and invest funds for public purposes.

Commissioner's Office Mission

The mission of the Office of the Commissioner is to provide support and policy direction to the divisions in the department.

Last updated January 6, 2014