Cynthia A Franklin, Director, State of Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Cynthia A Franklin

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

We have moved our office to the Atwood Building, 550 West 7th Ave. Suite 1600, Anchorage.

Board News

Policies and Services

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is established as a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency for control of the manufacture, barter, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state. Alaska is a "license" state with issuance of licenses by the board to private business.

Office hours Monday 9:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Board Meetings

The next ABC Board regular meeting for liquor license issues will be: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Fairbanks, Alaska location TBA.

The next ABC Board meeting for marijuana issues will be: Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Fairbanks, Alaska location TBA.

  • Agenda for both meetings will be available June 24, 2015

The Teleconference number is 1-800-315-6338; code 69173#

To schedule an appearance before the board please email Sarah Oates at before June 15, 2015

An ABC Board meeting to address requests for informal conferences with the Board regarding decisions made by the Board at its April 29, 2015 meeting will be held on May 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at 550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1535, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501. The Teleconference number is 1-800-315-6338; code 69173#. A brief public comment period will precede the Board’s business. No other appearances will be scheduled.