Division Acting Director
Lawrence Blood was appointed Acting Director to the division on August 18, 2014, by DCCED Commissioner Susan Bell.
Blood has worked for the Division of Community and Regional Affairs since 2006. In that time, he has held several positions that have brought him significant experience and interaction with the division’s sections and programs that work together to promote strong communities and healthy regional economies. He has traveled extensively throughout rural Alaska and has visited and worked with many different communities in the state.
Blood was program director of the Community Aid and Accountability program for two years. Prior to that, he worked in DCRA’s Juneau’s regional office as a Local Government Specialist within the RUBA Program.