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Associate Vice President of Government Relations - Miles Baker

Miles Baker
907.786.1689 - Anchorage
907.463.3086 - Juneau (During session Jan - April)
miles.baker@alaska.edu
www.alaska.edu/government

Government Relations
University of Alaska
209B Bragaw Office Building
1815 Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK 99508

Miles Baker is Associate Vice President of Government Relations and responsible for managing the university’s federal and state relations. In this role, he advises the Board of Regents, president, and university executives on political strategies essential to accomplishing UA’s policy and appropriation priorities. Miles has extensive public policy, communications, and advocacy experience and strong relationships throughout Alaska. Prior to joining UA, he was VP External Affairs & Government Relations for the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation. He was State Director for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and served as her finance and economic policy advisor in Washington, D.C. He was senior budget and appropriations staff to the Alaska Senate Finance Committee and Chief of Staff to Senator Bert Stedman of Sitka. Before returning to Alaska, he worked as a media and entertainment executive in Los Angeles. He was National Director of Sales & Marketing with the Bertelsmann Music Group and a Six-Sigma Black Belt with NBC Entertainment. Miles was an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Masters of Business Administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.Miles Baker is Associate Vice President of Government Relations and responsible for managing the university’s federal and state relations. In this role, he advises the Board of Regents, president, and university executives on political strategies essential to accomplishing UA’s policy and appropriation priorities. Miles has extensive public policy, communications, and advocacy experience and strong relationships throughout Alaska. Prior to joining UA, he was VP External Affairs & Government Relations for the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation. He was State Director for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and served as her finance and economic policy advisor in Washington, D.C. He was senior budget and appropriations staff to the Alaska Senate Finance Committee and Chief of Staff to Senator Bert Stedman of Sitka. Before returning to Alaska, he worked as a media and entertainment executive in Los Angeles. He was National Director of Sales and Marketing with the Bertelsmann Music Group and a Six-Sigma Black Belt with NBC Entertainment. Miles was an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Masters of Business Administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

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