District E - Democrat, Fairbanks
Session contact info: Phone 465-3709 /fax 465-4714.
Interim contact info: 3299 Riverview Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99709.
Personal: Born in Fairbanks, AK; age 56; married (Barbara); four children (Nicole, Chelsea, Tom, Ryan); lifelong Alaska resident.
Education: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, BA in Political Science; University of Puget Sound, School of Law.
Political/Government: Intern, Chief Justice Bryner, Alaska Court of Appeals.
Business/Professional: Manager, Tommy's Elbow Room; attorney, Rice, Hoppner, Brown, & Brunner; small business owner and attorney, Paskvan & Ringstad PC; lifetime Member, UAF Face Off Club; member, Sunrise Rotary; finance committee, Catholic Bishop of Northern Alaska; advisor, Fairbanks North Star Youth Court; member, Chamber of Commerce; forme manager/coach, Fairbanks Amateur Hockey Association; former member, Yukon Quest Board of Directors.
Hobbies: Family, Nanooks, running, Goldpanners, Ducks Unlimited, fishing, 4-H, Rotary Exchange host family, Alaska history.