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|DATE OF BIRTH:||August 29, 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Flint, Michigan|
|9843 Chichagof Loop
Eagle River, Alaska 99577
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA: 14 years
|Eagle River: 1984-present|
High School: Flint Southwestern, 1964-67, Diploma. Florida International University: 1975-77, B.S. Criminal Justice; 1977-79, Master's Public Administration.
USAF, 22 years, Captain. Awards: Commendation Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal.
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
State Representative, 1993-98. Current Legislative Committee Assignments: House Rules (Chairman), Military and Veterans Affairs, World Trade, International Trade and Tourism, Legislative Council.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Co-Owner, Kott's Hardwood Flooring, Inc. Former Adjunct Professor, Wayland Baptist University, 1986-95.
SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Eagle River Elks Lodge, American Legion, National Rifle Association, American Legislative Exchange Council
Fishing, golfing, politics, family
It has been a pleasure serving District 24 during the past
six years. As your voice in Juneau, I am committed to representing
you the best that I can...through dedication, listening to your
concerns and making difficult decisions in your interest.
I have in the past and will continue to seek ways that will reduce state spending which ultimately protects us all from new or increased taxes, while at the same time protects the Permanent Fund. I believe that it is still essential to reduce the size and scope of government where possible while still maintaining essential services.
As a strong proponent of economic development, I continue to seek ways that provide a healthy economy that renders good paying jobs for Alaskans. I have worked for and support: