The Alaska Oil and Gas Association announced that Nikki Campbell Martin has joined AOGA as regulatory and legal affairs manager. Raised in Palmer, Martin is a seasoned legal professional with years of experience in the state, most recently as an associate attorney for Anchorage-based Foley & Foley, P.C. Martin also worked as a law clerk for Judge Andrew Guidi, and for the Western Resources Legal Center. Martin’s prior legislative positions include acting as a legislative aide to Alaska State Legislature House Majority Leader Ralph Samuels, and as a legislative correspondent for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens.
As AOGA’s Regulatory and Legal Affairs Manager, Martin will be responsible for evaluating government actions and initiatives, and coordinating AOGA’s review of and response to such initiatives, including preparing written and oral testimony at public hearings; managing litigation issues with outside counsel; and directing AOGA’s committees, especially those dealing with regulatory and environmental issues.
Martin graduated from Colony High School in Palmer and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of South Carolina and a Juris Doctor from Lewis & Clark Law School. She is a member of the Alaska Bar Association.