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.