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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2023
Press Release: 23-0035

Contact: Shannon McCarthy, 907-269-0448,

Danny Gibson appointed to lead Division of Facilities Services for Alaska DOT&PF

Danny Gibson. Photo by Kaitlin Williams, Alaska DOT&PF
Danny Gibson. Photo by Kaitlin Williams, Alaska DOT&PF

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – State of Alaska facilities will be led by Daniel “Danny” Gibson, who recently accepted the position of Director, Division of Facility Services (DFS) for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF). His first day will be Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. Danny most recently served as DFS Division Operations Manager.

“While we often take the heat, light, and water systems for granted, it’s actually a challenge to keep 1,800 facilities going in Alaska’s harsh environments. Our success is due to the hardworking team of professionals at DFS,” said Director Gibson. “I look forward to continue to work with the team to modernize our facilities, extend the life of our buildings and continue to serve Alaskans.”

The DFS includes Statewide Public Facilities (Design & Construction), Maintenance & Operations to support multi-departmental facilities statewide, and Statewide Leasing. Each sections support the entire State’s 1,800 facilities, from three major geographic hubs: Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. The Division is staffed by over 150 personnel of various disciplines and specialties.

Mr. Gibson attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He lives in Fairbanks with his wife Sarah, and their three children.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 9 ferries serving 35 communities along 3,500 marine miles, over 5,600 miles of highway and 839 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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