By Wendy Miller |Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent
Lisa Atkins is looking for ways to keep the state’s trust land as pristine and profitable as possible.
Ms. Atkins is the commissioner of the Arizona State Land Department. As such she is responsible for managing and administering 9.2 million acres of state land held in trust for 13 beneficiaries, the largest of which is K-12 education. In fiscal year 2013, trust revenues exceeded $318 million.