DMVA Leadership Biographies

Brigadier General Leon M. "Mike" Bridges

The Acting Adjutant General and Commissioner, Alaska DMVA

Brigadier General Leon M. Bridges currently serves as the acting Adjutant General and Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

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Mr. Mike O'Hare

Acting Deputy Commissioner, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

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Mr. John Madden

Director, Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Mr. Madden has served his state and his country for more than 40 years. First appointed by Governor Sarah Palin in January 2007, Mr. Madden continues under Governor Sean Parnell as the Director of the Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management for the State of Alaska. This followed a year as the Deputy Director for Homeland Security within the division. His state service follows a distinguished career in seven federal agencies.

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Mr. Bob Roses

Director, Alaska Military and Youth Academy

Mr. Bob Roses is currently serving as the Director for the Alaska Military Youth Academy.

 

Ms. Susan Colligan

Director, DMVA Administrative Services

Colligan was appointed by Governor Sarah Palin as the Administrative Services Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in April 2008.

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Brigadier General Roger E. Holl

Brigadier General Roger E. Holl

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Mr. Verdie Bowen

Director, State Veterans Office

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Brigadier General Timothy P. O’Brien

Colonel Timothy P. O’Brien

Assistant Adjutant General - Air

Brigadier General Timothy P. O’Brien is dually assigned as the Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Joint Forces Headquarters – Alaska, and the Commander, Alaska Air National Guard. 

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