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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Gretchen Guess

Date/Place of Birth: 9/5/69, Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation: Senior Economic Analyst

Spouse: Jeff Tyson

Residency in Alaska: 1969-1986, 1987-present

Education: Steller Secondary School, 1987, Diploma; Carleton College, 1991, Bachelor of Arts, Economics; University of Rochester, 1996, Masters of Science, Public Policy Analysis, magna cum laude

Political and Government Positions: Alaska House of Representatives.

Business and Professional Positions: Senior Economic Analyst, Alaska Communications System; Consultant, RAND Corporation; Member, Systems Research and Applications

Service Organization(s) Membership: Board Member, Standing Together Against Rape; Board Member, Senior Warden’s Committee, St. Mary’s Church; Member, Armed Services YMCA Advisory Council; Trustee, The Nature Conservancy; Board Member, Assets,Inc.

Special Interests: Volunteering, sports, cooking, reading, family and friends

Other: Board Member of the Year, S.T.A.R.; "Alaska's Top Forty Under Forty" Award