Policy & Program Development

Submitted by Debbie McDonald on January 3, 2018 - 2:51pm

Matthew Stangley

Chief of Policy and
Program Development

The Policy and Program Development Team is located in Juneau. The unit is responsible for developing and maintaining program policy for the Alaska Temporary Assistance (including Work Services), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps), Adult Public Assistance, Senior Benefits, General Relief Assistance, Medical Assistance, and Permanent Fund Dividend Hold Harmless Programs. They write administrative rules, policy manuals and forms, answer policy questions, compile statistics and perform program evaluations. They are also responsible for the Division's Work Services grants and contracts.


Policy and Program Development Staff

APA, Temporary Assistance, Native Family Assistance, SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps), Senior Benefits, GRA, and Medical Assistance Eligibility Policy

  • Matthew Stangley Policy Chief 465-5835
  • Christina Davis Public Assistance Program Officer 465-1618
  • Vacant — Social Services Program Coordinator
  • Mari West Public Assistance Analyst (APA/LTC/Senior Benefits)
  • Vacant — Public Assistance Analyst (SNAP)
  • Angie Mickle Public Assistance Analyst (Temporary Assistance/Native Family Assistance)
  • Lydia Luchini Public Assistance Analyst (MAGI Medicaid/CAMA)
  • Marisol Iniguez Administrative Assistant II
    (SNAP E&T, TA Work Services and Family Support Programs)
  • Vacant — Social Services Program Coordinator 465-2340
  • Lisa Bogert Work and Family Support Program Coordinator I 465-5772
  • Nathalie Stout Program Coordinator 269-7874
  • Kendall Merry Program Coordinator 269-3358
  • Scott Lomelino Project Assistant 352-2569
    (Constituent Relations)
  • Jason Burke Social Services Program Coordinator 465-5843

E-mail policy questions and public inquiries to: dpapolicy@alaska.gov