District 35 - Republican, Homer
Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 102, phone 465-2689/fax 465-3472.
Interim contact info: 345 W. Sterling Hwy. Suite 102B, Homer, AK 99603; phone 235-2921/fax 235-4008.
Occupation: Commercial fisheries business owner, fisherman.
Personal: Born Oct. 1, 1945; in Oxnard, Calif.; married (Tina); two children; Alaska resident since 1974.
Education: University of Alaska Fairbanks, B.S. Biology, M.A. Teaching Biological Sciences; San Diego State College, M.S. Marine Zoology.
Political/Government: House of Representatives, 2003-present; member Community Rivers Planning Coalition; former member, Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee, Seward Harbor Commission, City of Homer 2000 Fisheries Task Force, West Coast Advisory Panel for the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council Committee on Individual Fishing Quotas, North Pacific Fisheries Council Committee on Harvest Priority and Full Retention and Full Utilization; former board member, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association.
Business/Professional: Member, Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, Cook Inlet Keeper, Homer Chamber of Commerce, Seward Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Marine Conservation Council, National Rifle Association, American Association of Retired Persons, Homer Senior Citizens, Anchor Point Senior Citizens, North Pacific Fisheries Association; former member, United Fisherman's Association, National Education Association, Kachemak Bay National Research Reserve Community Council; former board member, Alaska Marine Conservation Council, North Pacific Fisheries Association.
Hobbies: Reading, talking politics, hunting, fishing, lapidary.