Welcome to Chief Styers, new City of Fairbanks Fire Chief!

Welcome, Chief. Jim Styers became our Fire Chief on December 1, 2015. Jim Styers was born in to a large military family in Cutbank, Montana, and moved with his family to Eielson Air Force Base in 1976.  Jim graduated from Ben Eielson High School in 1983 and later attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  While […]

9-11 Memorial

Please join us for a ceremony honoring the public safety personnel lost on September 11, 2001.

Welcome to Kristian Jorgenson-Geise: Our New Recruit Police Officer!

Welcome, Kristian!  Kristian became a City of Fairbanks employee on August 14, 2015. Hello Fairbanks, my name is Kristian Jorgenson-Geise, I’ve been a member of the Fairbanks community for the last four years as a student at UAF.  I am currently finishing up my Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  I look forward to meeting you […]

Welcome to Caleb Hellickson: Our New Client Systems Administrator

Welcome, Caleb! Caleb became a City of Fairbanks employee on July 1, 2015.   Hi, my name is Caleb Hellickson. I was born in Fairbanks, and attended school at North Pole Elementary, Middle, and High school. After graduating High School in 2010, I pursued a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science, and graduated from […]

Welcome to Courtney Sheen: Our New Public Works Dispatcher

Welcome, Courtney!  Courtney became a permanent City of Fairbanks employee on June 1, 2015. My name is Courtney Sheen. I am very excited to work for the City of Fairbanks. I previously worked for a wonderful local attorney, but left due to having my son and wanting to stay home for a short time. I […]

Welcome to Maxx Morrell: Our New Emergency Services Dispatcher!

Welcome, Maxx!  Maxx began employment on May 4, 2015 with the City of Fairbanks. Maxx Morrell is a veteran of the U.S. Army with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration.  He and his family enjoy everything life in Alaska has to offer.  Maxx enjoys hunting, fishing, road trips, reading, and ice cream.

Welcome to Rebecca Harley: Our New Emergency Services Dispatcher!

Welcome, Rebecca!  Rebecca began employment on May 4, 2015 with the City of Fairbanks. My name is Rebecca (Becca) Harley.  I am excited and honored to work for the City of Fairbanks.  I love working with people and chose to apply for the dispatch position because I think it will be a great way of […]

Welcome to Jake Thayer: Our new Recruit Police Officer!

Welcome, Jake!  Jake began employment on May 1, 2015 with the City of Fairbanks. My name is Jacob “Jake” Thayer.  I was born and raised in Fairbanks, AK. I am currently 23 years old. I attended Lathrop High School and I graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security […]

Welcome to Jessica Lenahan: Our new Emergency Services Dispatcher!

Welcome, Jessica!  Jessica began employment on May 1, 2015 with the City of Fairbanks. Jessica and her husband chose to move to Alaska 13 years ago to raise their two wonderful children. Born and raised in New York in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Jessie and her family have made Alaska their home. Jessica […]

Mayor’s Note: Diversity Action Plan Draft

April 17, 2015   Fairbanks Diversity Council (FDC) Works on Draft Diversity Action Plan (DAP)   Over the past several months, members of the Fairbanks Diversity Council have been working on a Diversity Action Plan (DAP) through the strategic planning process.  Although the DAP is not yet finalized, the group has identified goals for the […]