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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Allen Kemplen

Date/Place of Birth: 10/29/52; Jellico, TN

Occupation: Father, State Representative

Spouse: Judith

Children: Zack, Samantha

Residency in Alaska: 1982-present

Education: High School - Neward, 1967-70, diploma College/University - University of Delaware, 1976-82, B.A. Post Graduate - Universtiy of Alaska Anchorage, 1983-86, M.P.A., Professional Certificate in Planning

Military Service: U.S. Army (Security Agency) 1972-75, Specialist 4; Awards: Certificate of Achievement for Exceptional Duty Performance

Political and Government Positions: Special Projects Planner, Municipality of Anchorage, 1986-91

Business and Professional Positions: Owner, InfoAge Services, A Knowledge Business, 1985-present; American Society for Public Administration: Board member, 1984-90; President, 1988-89

Service Organization(s) Membership: Anchorage Winter Cities Association, Co-Founder 1989, Current Vice-President; Fairview Community Council, Past Board Member, President 1995-96; Alaska Center for the Environment; Alaska Public Interest Research Group

Special Interests: Northern design, log cabin construction, neighborhood improvment

Other: Governor's Award for Innovation in Citizen participation, 1996; Mayor's Award for Public Service, 1995; Heart of the City Award for Leadership, 1995; State Legislative Citation for Fairview Community Patrol, 1993