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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Jan Faiks

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 11/17/1945;
Hemstead, AFB
Long Island, New York

OCCUPATION: Teacher, Businesswoman

SPOUSE: Jim

EDUCATION: High School: Choctawhatchee High School, 1961-1964, Diploma College/University: Florida State University, 1964-1967, BA Mathematics Post Graduate: University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1971-1975, coursework and internship completed, MA Counseling Psychology

EMPLOYMENT: Teacher, Counselor, ASD, 1968-1977; Board of Directors, Corporate Secretary, Western Enterprises, Inc.; Co-proprietor, Faiks' Llama Farm; Founder, Green Connection; Alaska Zoo; President, Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Chairman of Legislative
Action Committee, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce;
Chairman of Legislative Study Committee, Anchorage Women's
Club Free Committee; Board of Directors, Vice-president,
Chairman of Research Committee, Common Sense for Alaska;
Board of Directors, PASIT; President, Anchorage Symphony
Women's League; World Affairs Council; Resource Development
Council; Rotary Wives Club; Republican Women's Club

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Llamas, tennis, backpacking, fishing