Rep. Carl Gatto

Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009

District 13 - Republican, Palmer



Session contact info: Phone 465-3743/fax 465-2381.

Interim contact info: 600 E. Railroad Ave., Wasilla, AK 99654; phone 376-3725/fax 376-4768.

Occupation: Firefighter, paramedic/fire officer, Anchorage Fire Dept.

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1937, in New York, N.Y.; married (Cathy); four children; Alaska resident since 1968.

Education: Brooklyn Tech, Engineering; Brooklyn Polytech, B.A. Mechanical Engineering; University of California, B.A. Physical Science, B.A. Biology, Teacher Certification; Northern Arizona University, M.A. Biology.

Political/Government: House of Representatives, 2003-present; vice-president, Mat-Su School Board, Parks & Recreation Board; commissioner, Alaska Commission on Post Secondary Education; vice chair, NCSL standing commitee Agriculture, Energy and the Environment and Rural Development.

Business/Professional: Former military General Electric Company military jet engine development engineer, civilian liaison officer, large farm irrigation engineer, high school science teacher CA and AK; Anchorage paramedic and firefighter.

Hobbies: mathoner, triathlete, hunting, fishing, school sports, flying, private pilot, charity walks/races.


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