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|DATE OF BIRTH:||May 22, 1957|
|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Ketchikan, Alaska|
|700 Ash Place
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
|LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA: 41 years
|Anchorage (over 20 years), Fairbanks, Wrangell,
Monroe High School, 1971-75. Willamette University, 1975-77; Georgetown University, 1978-80, B.A. Economics. Willamette College of Law, 1982-85, J.D.
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Citizens' Advisory Board to Joint Committee on Military Bases in Alaska. Anchorage Equal Rights Commission. District 14 Republican Chairman. Mayor's Task Force on the Homeless, 1990-91. Anchorage District Court Attorney, 1987-89.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Owner of law practice. First Bank Director. Member, Alaska and Anchorage Bar Associations. Private practice with Anchorage law firm, 1989-96.
SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Catholic Social Services Trustee, Government Hill Elementary PTA President, YWCA, Alaskans for Drug-Free Youth, Alaska Federation of Republican Women, Midnight Sun Republican Women's Club, Anchorage Republican Women's Club, Arctic Power
Family, skiing, camping, fishing, community volunteer work
FBI Director's Community Leadership Award for work in the prevention of drug abuse, 1993. Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award, 1998.
As a lifelong Alaskan, I can imagine no better place to live and
raise my family than in our great state. Yet, I am concerned about
what Alaska holds for future generations. I want my children to
receive a good education, play in safe neighborhoods, and know that
there will be job opportunities for them here when they are grown.
Over the years, I have volunteered my time and talent to help improve our community and create opportunities for others. My community involvement reflects my belief that people can make a difference if they roll up their sleeves and help solve problems. Whether it be implementing drug awareness programs for youth, working on options for the homeless, or reviewing a discrimination complaint, I have tried to make a difference, and my decision to run for State Representative is a further extension of that commitment.
My priorities are straightforward: