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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Ralph Samuels

Other Political and Government Positions: Former Chair, Public Safety Advisory Commission Municipal Budget Advisory Commission Former Member, Victims for Justice, Anchorage Youth Court

Business and Professional Positions: Airline Executive, Penair: 1980 - present Alaska Air Carriers Association. Former Chair/Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Former Board Member, State Chamber of Commerce

Date/Place of Birth: December 1, 1961 Anchorage, Alaska

Residency in Alaska: Anchorage: 1961 - present

Occupation: Airline Executive Businessman

Education: Attended various schools in Anchorage, King Salmon, & Fairbanks Metlaktla High School: Graduated 1979 University of Alaska, Fairbanks: 1980 - 1985

Alaska State House of Representatives: Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004, 2007-2008 Co-Chair, Resources Committee: 2005 - 2006 Vice-Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2005 - 2006 Vice-Chair, Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 2005 - 2006 Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2003 - 2004 Special Committee on Fisheries: 2003 - 2004 Judiciary Committee: 2003 - 2004, 2007 - 2008 Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2007 - 2008 Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 2007 - 2008 Rules Committee: 2007 - 2008 Special Committee on Ways & Means: 2005 - 2006 Finance Subcommittees: - Corrections: 2003 - 2006 - Court System: 2007 - 2008 - Governor: 2007 - 2008 - Law: 2003 - 2008 - Legislative: 2007 - 2008 - Public Safety: 2003 - 2008 - University of Alaska: 2003 - 2004

Special Interests: Mountaineering, Mountain Biking, Cooking, Hiking, Hunting