100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"
1913 to 2013
State & Territorial
Date/Place of Birth: October 30, 1946; Wewoka, Oklahoma
Occupation: Professional artist
Children: Reared my niece and nephew
Residency in Alaska: 20 plus years Anchorage 1951-1954, 1989 to present Talkeetna 1994-1997 Valdez 1986-1989 Tok 1985-1986
Education: King High School, Diploma; East Central University, Teacher Certificate; Alaska Pacific University, B.A.
Political and Government Positions: Former: Deputy Commissioner of Natural Resources; former employee, Alaska Division of Tourism.
Business and Professional Positions: Art instructor, UAA, Rural Extension; co-owner, "His-N-Her Antiques"; owner, Adventure North Fishing & Guiding.
Service Organization(s) Membership: Honorary Commander, 12th Fighter Squadron EAFB; former president, Anchorage Symphony League; board member, Breast Cancer Focus, Inc.; Alaska Pacific University, President's Steering Committee; former State Chamber of Commerce Representative, Regional Citizens Advisory Council; former board member: Pacific Northern Academy, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; member, Anchorage Women's Club; member, Alaska Chamber of Commerce; former member, Talkeetna & Valdez Chambers of Commerce.
Special Interests: Family, music, art, poetry, community service.