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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Gail Phillips

Date/Place of Birth: 5/15/44; Juneau, AK

Occupation: Public Service

Spouse: Walter

Children: Robin, Kim

Residency in Alaska: Lifelong; Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Homer

Education: High School - Nome High School, 1958-62, diploma College/University - University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1962-67, B.A. Business Education Post Graduate - University of Alaska, Miscellaneous Courses

Political and Government Positions: Speaker of the House, 1995-1998; House Majority Leader, 1993-94; Legislative Aide to Senate President, 1989-90; Legislative Committee Chair, Alaska State Municipal League; Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, 1986-88; Homer City Council, 1981-84; State Secretary, Republican Party of Alaska, 1982-88

Business and Professional Positions: Partner, Lindphil Mining Company, 1983-present; Owner, Quiet Sports Store, 1978-84; Airline Employee, Western Airlines and Wein Air Alaska, 1969-79; Business Education Teacher, Nome High School, 1967-69

Service Organization(s) Membership: Kenai Peninsula College Council: Board Member, Past Chair; Member: Kenai Peninsula Chambers of Commerce; Homer United Methodist Church; Resource Development Council; Homer Emblem Club; Pioneers of Alaska; Iditarod Trail Commitee

Special Interests: Family and friends, politics, mining, statewide transportation improvements