District P - Republican, Anchorage
Session contact info: Phone 465-4843/fax 465-3871.
Interim contact info: 716 W. 4th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501; phone 269-0181/fax 269-0184.
Occupation: Legislator; retired professor, University of Alaska; retired commercial pilot.
Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Mankato, Minn; two children; Alaska resident since 1961.
Education: Central Washington University, B.S., M.S. Speech Pathology; Anchorage Community College, A.A., Professional Pilot.
Military service: U.S. Army, Specialist, three years.
Political: Senate, 2003-present; House of Representatives, 1993-2002; executive committee member, National Conference of State Legislators; former vice-chair, Education Commission of the States.
Professional: Alaska Airmen's Association; Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association; National Rifle Association; Alaska Outdoor Council; HALO; Izaak Walton League; Ducks Unlimited; Alaska Bowhunters Association.
Hobbies: Reading, hunting, fishing, Alaska aviation.