Commissioner Lisa A. AtkinsLisa A. Atkins was appointed by Governor Douglas A. Ducey to serve as the 21st Commissioner of the Arizona State Land Department on June 15, 2015.
As an Arizona native, Lisa combines a well-rounded understanding of the State with more than 40 years of experience in the federal and state legislative and policy arenas, focusing on land, water and military issues.
Lisa is well respected in the Arizona community for her involvement in a variety of organizations. Among her current community activities associated with her duties as State Land Commissioner, Lisa serves as the Commissioner of the State’s Natural Resource Conservation Districts and as the State Cartographer. Lisa also serves as the Co-Chair of the Governor’s Military Affairs Commission and is a member of the State Parks Board, the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, and the Governor's Water Augmentation Council.
In April 2018, she was honored with the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2018 Outstanding Women in Business’ Lifetime Achievement Award.
Lisa is a graduate of the University of Arizona.