Place of Birth: Anchorage
Name of Spouse: Donna
Length of Residency in Alaska: Lifelong
Alaskan Communities Lived in:
Anchorage: July, 1964-Present, except for:
Juneau: (January-May of 1990 and 2003)
Lower Kalskag: (August, 1991-May, 1994)
Fairbanks: (November, 1997-September, 1998)
Kenai: (September, 1998-June, 1999)
Kotzebue: (December, 1999-May, 2001)
West High (1982); Whitman College (BA History, 1986);
UAA (Master of Arts in Teaching, 1992);
Penn StateDickinson School of Law (JD, 1997).
Political and Government Positions:
Municipal Zoning Board of Examiners and Appeals (2005-2006);
Municipal Planning and Zoning Commission (2006-2008).
Business and Professional Positions:
Internship (Sen. Ted Stevens); Legislative Aide (17th and 23rd Alaska Legislatures);
public school teacher (Kuspuk School District, Kalskag);
superior court judicial law clerk (4th and 3rd Judicial Districts, Fairbanks and Kenai);
Assistant District Attorney, 1999-2001, Kotzebue);
Associate Attorney (Law Offices of Dan Allan & Associates, 2003-2008 and Law Offices of G.R. Eschbacher, 2008-2012);
Adjunct Instructor of Constitutional Law, 2003-2008, (UAA).
Backpacking, baseball, fishing, skiing, competitive running/swimming