State Leads Andy Mack Department of Natural Resources Andy Mack is the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. Andy previously served as managing director of PT Capital, and was a private consultant working for village Native corporations on the North Slope. From 2006 to 2012, he was senior advisor to the mayor of the North Slope Borough. 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.