House of Representatives



Email: Representative.Peggy.Wilson@akleg.gov
District: 33
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-686-3824

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 406
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-3824
Fax: 907-465-3175
Interim Contact
PO Box 109
Wrangell AK, 99929
Phone: 907-874-3088
Fax: 907-874-3055

Date/Place of Birth:
September 8, 1945
Anamosa, Iowa

Residency in Alaska:
1993 - present
Wrangell: 1997 - present
Tok: 1993 - 1997

Occupation:
Registered Nurse

Family:
Husband - Woody
Children: Tad, Gina and Chris
Grandchildren: 8
Great Grandchildren: 4

Education:
High School: Manchester, Iowa: 1960 - 1964
Kirkwood Community College: 1969 - 1973
   - Associate Degree in Science
   - Associate Degree in Registered Nursing
University of Alaska
   - EMT Training, Continuing Education
University of Chapel Hill
   - Nationally Certified School Nurse

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Health, Education, & Social Services:
   member: 2001 - 2008
   Vice-Chair: 2001 - 2002
   Chair: 2003 - 2008
Special Committee on Education: 2001 - 2006
Education Committee: 2010 - present
House Special Committee on Fisheries: 2001 - 2008
   Co-Chair: 2001 - 2002
   Vice-Chair: 2003 - 2004
Judiciary Committee: 2007
Legislative Council Committee: 2007 - present
Resources Committee: 2007 - present
   Vice-Chair: 2011 - present
House Special Committee on Ways & Means:2003 - 2008
   Vice-Chair: 2005 - 2006
State Affairs: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - present
Transportation: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - present
   Chair: 2009 - present
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Education & Early Development: 2001 - present
   - Commununity & Economic Development: 2013 - present
   - Corrections: 2011 - present
   - Environmental Conservation: 2013-present
   - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2008
   - Labor & Workforce Development: 2005 - 2010
   - Fish & Game: 2003 - 2004
   - Transportation & Public Facilities: 2001 - 2002, 2009 - 2012
Southeast Caucus: 2003 - 2006
Fish Caucus: 2001
Children’s Caucus: 2001 - 2008
School District Cost Task Force: 2005 - 2006, 2009
Fiscal Policy Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Resources Caucus: 2009
Bush Caucus
Majority Caucus
Majority Whip: 2011 - present

Other Political and Government Positions:
North Carolina House of Representatives: 1989 - 1993
   - NCSL Article about Legislators who have served in more than one state
Women’s Legislative Network of NCSL: 2003 - present
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
   - NCSL Fiscal Policy Committee: 2001 - 2006
   - NCSL Energy, Agriculture & Transportation Vice-Chair 2010-present
Pacific Northwest Economic Region Boardmember (PNWER): 2001 - present
Council of State Governments: 1990 - 1993, 2006 - present
   - Education Committee Member, CSG West
Western Legislative Forestry Task Force (WLFTF): 2001- 2004
Wrangell/Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee (RAC): 2002 - present
Alaska Comprehensive Center Advisory Board: 2006 - present
Alaska-Canada Electrical Intertie Steering Committee: 2006 - present
U.S. Coastal States Caucus: 2009 - present
Southeast Alaska Conference: 2001 - present

Business and Professional Positions:
Former Positions:
   - EMT, Tok Area Emergency Management Service
   - EMT I & II instructor
   - Emergency Room Nurse
   - School Nurse
   - Store Front Business Owner
   - General Manager for a life insurance company
   - Dairy Farmer

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities
Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Sitka Chamber of Commerce
Wrangell Chamber of Commerce

Other Information:
Representative Wilson is the only woman to have served in two different State Legislatures.
   - Source: Center For American Women and Politics
   - Gilda Morales/Program Coordinator, Information Services

Special Interests:
Reading, Grandchildren, Traveling, Hunting, Boating, Church, Volunteer Work