100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"
1913 to 2013
State & Territorial
Date/Place of Birth: 1/4/43; Seattle, WA
Children: 3 Children and 7 Grandchildren
Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Broker; co-owner, Powerhouse Gym of Anchorage
Residency in Alaska: Anchorage, 1946-47, 1950-present
Education: High School - Anchorage High School, 1961, Graduated College/University - Willamette University, 1971, B.A.
Military Service: U.S. Army (7th Army - Europe), 1964-66
Political and Government Positions: Alaska House of Representatives, 1995-present; Former Chairman, MOA ADA Advisory Commission; Member, City of Anchorage Budget Advisory Commission; Chairman, House Rules Committee, 2003-present; Member, House Labor and Commerce, 1995-96, 1997-present; Member, Legislative Council, 1999-present; Member, House Special Committee on Oil and Gas, 1995-98, 2003-present; Member, Select Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2003-present; Member, House Committee on Committees; Member, House Special Committee on Ways and Means; Energy Council, 1996-1998, 2001-present, Executive Committee, 2003-present; Council on State Governments, 1995 - present, Executive Committee, CSG-West, 2003 - present; National Conference on State Legislatures, 1995 - present
Business and Professional Positions: Self-employed Businessman, 1967-present; Owner, The Rokeberg Company;Co-owner, Powerhouse Gym of Anchorage, 2001-present
Service Organization(s) Membership: American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC); Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Commonwealth North; National Eagle Scout Association; National Republican Legislators Association; Pioneers of Alaska; American Association of Retired Persons; Arctic Power; Alaska Outdoor Council; Former Director, Lakewood Terrace Townhouse Association; Former Director, Alaska Festival of Music; Former Director, BOMA
Special Interests: "Old-Timer" hockey, golf, reading, cooking, fishing, duck hunting