District 2 - Republican, Wrangell
Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 403, phone 465-3824/fax 465-3175.
Interim contact info: P.O. Box 109, Wrangell, AK 99929; phone 874-3088/fax 874-3055.
Occupation: Registered nurse.
Personal: Born Sept. 8, 1945, in Anamosa, Iowa; married (Woody); three children; Alaska resident since 1993.
Education: Kirkwood Community College, A.S. Science, A.S. Registered Nursing; University of Chapel Hill, School Nurse Certification; University of Alaska, EMT Certification, Continuing Education.
Political/Government: House of Representatives, 2001-present; member, Children's Caucus, Fish Policy Caucus, Fiscal Policy Caucus; member, Western Legislative Task Force, American Legislative Exchange Council, Republican Women; Resource Advisory Committee; former member, North Carolina House of Representatives, three terms.
Business/Professional: Member, Alaska Nurses Association, American Nursing Association, Emblem Club, Wrangell Chamber of Commerce, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce; past president, Pilot International; past member, Rotary International; former EMT, Tok Area Emergency Management Service; past treasurer, Tok EMS; past general manager for life insurance company; dairy farmer.
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, hunting, shooting, boating.