DMVA Leadership Biographies
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.
Acting Deputy Commissioner, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
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.
Director, Alaska Military and Youth Academy
Mr. Bob Roses is currently serving as the Director for the Alaska Military Youth Academy.
Director, DMVA Administrative Services
Susan Colligan has been the Administrative Services Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs since April 2008.
Director, State Veterans Office
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.