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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



John Harris

Alaska State House of Representatives: Speaker of the House: 2005 - 2008
Joint Armed Services Committee: 2003 - 2006
Ethics Committee: 2005 - 2006
Fisheries Committee: 2005 - 2008
Legislative Council Committee: 2005 - 2008
Rule Committee: 2005 - 2008
Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 2003 - 2004
Joint Armed Services Committee: 2001 - 2002
Finance Committee: 2001 - 2002
Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2001 - 2002
Finance Subcommittees:
- Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2002
- Court System: 2004 - 2008
- Corrections: 2003
- Governor: 2003 - 2008
- Legislature: 2003 - 2008
- University of Alaska: 2003 - 2008

Residency in Alaska: Valdez: 1957 - present

Occupation: Business Owner Teamster

Spouse: Nicole

Children: John Paul

Education: Valdez High School, Valdez: Graduated 1975 Lincoln Electric Welding School, Cleveland, Ohio Spartan School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Other Political and Government Positions: Valdez City Council: 1990 - 1998 Mayor, City of Valdez: 1992 - 1996

Business and Professional Positions: Owner, Valdez Industrial Supply

Service Organizations and Community Involvement: Chambers of Commerce: Valdez, Delta, Glennallen Prince William Sound Community College Advisory Board Board Member, Horizons Unlimited Board Member, Resource of Alaska Board Member, United Way St. Frances Xavier Catholic Church

Special Interests: Flying, traveling, volunteering

Date/Place of Birth: October 15, 1957 Glennallen, Alaska