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|DATE OF BIRTH:||July 18, 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Macomb, Illinois|
|CHILDREN:||Mike, Beth, Julia, Erin, Dana, Deedre|
|13800 Venus Way
Anchorage, Alaska 99515
|OCCUPATION:||Petroleum Engineer (retired)|
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA: 21 years
University High, Normal, IL, 1947-51. University of Missouri at Rolla, 1951-55, B.S. Petroleum Engineering. Post Graduate: University of Southern California, 1962-63, 19 law credits.
Alaska State Defense Force, 1 year, Captain
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Alaska House of Representatives, 1993-present. Manager, Reservoir Engineering, AOGCC. Director, Minerals and Energy Management, ADNR. Petroleum Administrator, Santa Barbara County, California. Sr. Engineer, California State Lands Commission.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Engineer/Exploration Permit Coordinator, ARCO, Inc., retired 1992. Engineer: Chevron Oil Company, California; Cities Service Oil Company, Oklahoma/Texas.
SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Society of Petroleum Engineers, Elks Club, Little League, Boy Scouts of America, Ushering in the Arts, Toastmasters International, Presbyterian Church (Elder)
Family, sports of all kinds, hunting, fishing, woodworking and furniture refinishing, helping others
General Chairman, Arctic International Technology Conference, Anchorage, 1991. Meeting Planner of the Year, Anchorage Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1990.
Much progress has been made to reduce government spending, but additional efficiencies are needed in state government. We must not be lured back into the tax and spend philosophy of the 1980s. If we encourage full resource development under reasonable environmental safeguards, Alaska can fulfill her potential as our most productive and beautiful state.
My position on the following: