100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"
1913 to 2013
State & Territorial
Date/Place of Birth: 5/3/52; Columbus, OH
Occupation: Cabinet Maker, Business Owner
Children: Ryan, Laura
Residency in Alaska: Palmer; 1982-present Anchorage; 1975-82
Education: High School - Seacrest High, Delray Beach, FL, G.E.D., 1970 Technical/Vocational - Pilot Training, Harrison Air, Palmer, AK 1982; Private Pilot Rating; Repairman School, Southern Bell Telephone Company, Boca Raton, Florida, 1970-73 College/University - University of Alaska Anchorage, 1977, Welding
Political and Government Positions: Public Member, Big Game Commercial Services Board; Representative, Alaska Legislature: Chairman, House Resources Committee; Member: State Affairs, Legislative Council, Oil & Gas, Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committees; Chairman, Conservative Republican Caucus; Member, Republican Majority Caucus.
Business and Professional Positions: Owner, Mountain Woodcrafters, 27 years (specializing in design and manufacturing of Institutional Architectural Millwork); Statewide operations from Barrow to Sitka
Service Organization(s) Membership: Palmer Chamber of Commerce; National Rifle Association
Special Interests: Horse-back hunting with my son, King Salmon and Steelhead fishing with my family, cooking, wooden boat building and cruising, float plane flying, history, studying the Constitution, reading
Other: It is an honor to serve in the legislature