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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Thelma Buchholdt

BIRTH DATE/PLACE : Born in The Philippines;
Established United States residency in 1951

EMPLOYMENT: Teacher: Nevada, California and New York;
Self-employed, Planning Consultant;
Co-owner, Advocacy Planning Associates
(Specializing in health education, communications,
and social services planning in rural Alaska)

EDUCATION: College/University: Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, BA Degree Post Graduate: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

SPOUSE: Jon

CHILDREN: Titania, Christopher, Hans, Dylan

COMMUNITY SERVICE: President, Filipino Community of Anchorage; Chairman, Needs Assessment Committee of the Borough Manpower Planning Council; Organizer, Boys' Clubs of Alaska, 1966; Participant, 1969 Brookings Institution Conference on the Future of Alaska; Vice-Chairman, Alaska Delegation to the 1972 Democratic National Convention

OCCUPATION: Consultant from Anchorage, specializing in community organization, education and health care