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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Benjamin Nageak

Biography: PLACE OF BIRTH: Kaktovik, Alaska

NAME OF SPOUSE: Violet M. Nageak (Bonnie)

CHILDREN’S NAMES: Eva Nageak, Robert
Nageak, and Perry
Nageak (deceased)

Occupation: Administrator
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA: 64 years

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Kaktovik, AK 1950-1956
Barrow, AK 1956-present

EDUCATION:
Mt. Edgecumbe High School 1965-1969 High School
Diploma

Military Service:
United States Army, two years 1970-1972, Acting
Sergeant E-4

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Alaska State House of Representatives; Co-Chair
House Community and Regional Affairs Committee;
Health and Social Services Committee; Sub Committee
for Finance on Education, Courts and Judges, and
University of Alaska System; Alaska Arctic Policy
Commission; Assemblyman and Mayor of the North
Slope Borough; Vice-Chair Alaska Board of Game;
Alaska Boundary Commission

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Board Member of Uqpiagvik Inupiat Corporation;
President RurAL CAP; Co-Owner B&B Associates

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Chairman Eskimo Walrus Commission; Founding Chair
of Indigenous Peoples Council on Marine Mammals;
Elder Utqiagvik Presbyterian Church

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Rolling Stones Fan! Love to listen to music, reading,
fishing, and being with family and friends.