100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Genie Chance

OCCUPATION: Public Relations Specialist from Anchorage

EMPLOYMENT: Owner and Consultant, Public Relations Firm; Newscaster and Editorialist, KENI-Radio-Television, Anchorage; Newscaster and Editorialist, KFQD Radio, Anchorage; Chairman and Vice Chairman, House Health Education and Social Services Committee; Instructor of Speech and Radio, North Texas State University; Public School Teacher: Speech, Radio, English and Government, Texas

AWARDS: Received McCall's Magazine "Golden Mike" Award for her dedicated news commentary
and aftermath work following the 1964 earthquake that devastated Alaska;
Recipient, top Alaska Press Club Awards, 3 years running

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 01/24/1927; Texas

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Vice Chairman, Defense Advisory Committee for Women in the Service; President and Member, Alaska Press Women's Association

EDUCATION: College/University: North Texas State University, B.S. Degree, 1946; Post Graduate: Baylor University

SPOUSE: W.K. "Bill" Boardman

CHILDREN: Winston Chance Jr., Albert Chance

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Education, women's rights and issues