State Leads Mike Navarre Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ Mike Navarre is the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. Mike is a former mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and also served the Kenai district in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1985 to 1996. Return to the Climate Change leadership page. The Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team is chaired by Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott. The Secretariat for the Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team is the Institute of the North. More information about the team and climate resources can be found here.