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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Jerry Sanders

Date/Place of Birth: 5/28/41; Carmi, IL

Occupation: Print Shop Owner

Spouse: Ethel Kungesuk

Children: Six Children

Residency in Alaska: Kodiak 1959-62; Old Harbor 1962-63; Fairbanks 1974-75; Valdez 1975-76; Anchorage 1976-present

Education: High School - East Side High School, East St. Louis, IL 1957

Military Service: U.S. Navy, 4 years service, E3

Political and Government Positions: State Representative; Chair, Economic Development Committee; Vice Chair, Rules Committee, State Affairs Committee; Member, Community & Regional Affairs Committee, Labor & Commerce Committee, International Trade & Tourism Committee, Special Committee on Oil & Gas, Legislative Council; Member, Telecommunications Information Council, Western Legislative Council, National Conference of State Legislatures, American Legislative Exchange Council, National Republican Legislators Association; Appointee, Finance Conference Committee on Department of Transportation Budget; Appointee, Alaska Job Training Council; Delegate, Pacific Northwest Economic Region National Republican Legislators Association

Business and Professional Positions: President, The Print Shop, Inc.; Longshoreman (20 years); Teamster (23 years)

Service Organization(s) Membership: American Legion Post #28; Common Sense For Alaska; National Rifle Association; Resource Development Council

Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, camping, enjoy reading cultural, historical and financial nonfiction.