907 Terminal St. Fairbanks AK 99701 (907) 459-1000

Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor

​​​​​​​​Mayor Bryce J. Ward


(907) 459-1300  -  (907) 459-1102 FAX
Term expires 10/2021

The Borough Mayor is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, elected for a three year term. In addition to overseeing borough administration, the Mayor is in charge of the budget and capital improvements with the FNSB. The Mayor makes monthly and annual budget reports to the Borough Assembly.

Bryce J. Ward was born and raised in the interior and has called the Fairbanks-North Pole area home ever since and was elected as the 12th Mayor of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in October 2018.

Ward is a graduate of Lathrop High School and received his Associates Degree in Business and a Certificate in Management from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Technical College.

Mayor Ward served on the North Pole City Council for one year prior to being elected as Mayor of the City of North Pole and served two consecutive (3-year) terms from October 2012 to October 2018.  Ward is also the owner of Ward Alaska LLC, a small general contracting company and also owns residential rental homes in the North Pole area.

Mayor Ward's civic activities included volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America in Fairbanks/North Pole.

Mayor Ward is serving his first three year term as Borough Mayor and was sworn in on October 25, 2018.

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 Economic Development Division

The Economic Development Division is the Alaska Regional Organization (ARDOR) for the borough. The division works with the Economic Development Commission to develop, maintain and implement the FNSB Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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