House of Representatives

District: 1
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-491-4527

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 13
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4527
Fax: 907-465-2197
Interim Contact
301 Santa Claus Lane Ste 3B
North Pole AK, 99705
Phone: 907-451-2818
Fax: 907-451-2332

Date/Place of Birth:
October 18, 1957
Seattle, Washington

Residency in Alaska:
First arrive in 1977 and an Alaska Resident since 1979 with the US Air Force.


University of Washington, BA in Linguistics
Western Seminary, Masters of Divinity
War College National Security Seminar

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Co-Chair, Energy Committee: 2013-present
Vice-Chair, Transportation: 2013-present
Member, State Affairs Committee: 2013-present
Member, Joint Armed Services Committee: 2013-present
Finance Subcommittees:
- Member, Corrections: 2013-present
- Member, Transportation: 2013-present
- Member, Military and Veterans Affairs: 2013-present

Other Political and Government Positions:
Council of State Governments
- Member: Energy and Environment Task Force

Council of State Governments West - (CSG West)
- Member: Canada Relations
- Member: Energy and Public Lands Committee

Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)
- Member, Alt

Energy Council
- Member: Energy Committee, Alt

- Member: Energy, Environmental & Agricultural Task Force

Business and Professional Positions:
Former Mayor City of North Pole
Former City Councilman, City of North Pole
Former President: Alaska Association of Mortgage Brokers
Former member of the Delegate Council of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Former Director-at-Large Alaska Municipal League

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
2014 Arctic Winter Games Bid Committee and Host Society
Wayland Baptist University-Fairbanks Advisory Board
Sons of the American Legion
North Pole Lions
North Pole Worship Center
Delegate to the 2004 Republican National Convention
Former Advisory Committee for Golden Valley Electric Association
Former United Way’s Compass II Committee
Former North Richardson Highway Scenic Byways Advisory Board
Former Flint Hills Refinery Citizens Advisory Committee
Former Fairbanks Metropolitan Transportation System Policy Board
Former Chair of the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee.
Former Board member, Fairbanks Economic Development Corp.
Former Board member Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce