100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"
1913 to 2013
State & Territorial
Date/Place of Birth: 9/30/63; Anvik, AK
Children: Son - Michael
Residency in Alaska: Anvik; 1963-81 Anchorage; 1981-84 Fairbanks; 1984-86 Willow; 1986-present
Education: Anvik High School, Diploma - 1981
Political and Government Positions: Alaska House of Representatives, 1994-present; Commissioner: Alaska Native Commission, Alaska Historical Commission; Member: Alaska State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.
Business and Professional Positions: Spokesperson: Alyeska Pipeline, Charter North and Payless Drug Stores; Assistant Manager, Stuckagain Heights Lodge; Bookkeeper, Chena Hot Springs; Operator, Masek Racing Kennels; Owner/Operator, Rustic Wilderness Lodge
Service Organization(s) Membership: Alaska Boating Association; National Rifle Association; Willow United Methodist Church; Alaska Outdoor Council; National Foundation of Women Legislators; Women's Legislative Network (NCSL); Heartland Institute Legislative Advisor
Special Interests: Family, dog mushing, hiking, fishing, outdoor activities, helping people solve problems
Other: Only representative from the U.S. at the 1992 Winter Olympics Exhibition Sled Dog Race, France; Public speaker in schools across Alaska; Child abuse prevention program/goal setting and achievement program; Hugh O'Brien Youth Foundation; Four time Iditarod finisher, 1990-93; Alaska Distinguished Service Medal, 1999; Two time winner of the Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festivals Mountain Mothers Contest