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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Brian Porter

Date/Place of Birth: 5/2/38; Seattle, WA

Occupation: Consultant, Security and Public Safety; Civil Investigation

Spouse: Bette

Children: Kelle, Kerry, Kory, six grandchildren

Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1951-present

Education: Anchorage High School, 1952-56, Diploma; University of Alaska, Anchorage, 1966-70, AA Police Administration; Technical/Vocational: Northwestern University, Police Institute, 1970-71, Police Institute Diploma; National Executive Institute, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, 1981, Certificate

Military Service: U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, Military Police, Sergeant, 5 years service

Political and Government Positions: Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present; speaker of the House, 1999-00; House Majority Leader, 1997-98; Chairman, House Judiciary Committee, 1993-96; Member, various committees, 1993-present; Anchorage Municipal Assembly, 1989-92; Member and past Chairman, Alaska Police Standards Council, 1978-87

Business and Professional Positions: President/General Manager, Alaska Security, Inc., 1989-91; Police Officer/Chief of Police, 1960-87

Service Organization(s) Membership: Past Board Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Community Economic Development Corportation (CEDC); Anchorage Boys & Girls Club; Crisis, Inc.; Past Member, Anchorage Rotary Club

Special Interests: Family, reading, music, golf, public service