District 40 - Democrat, Kotzebue
Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 421, phone 465-4833/fax 465-4586.
Interim contact info: P.O. Box 673, Kotzebue, AK 99752; phone 442-3452/fax 442-3022.
Occupation: Former special assistant, Tikigaq Corporation.
Personal: Born July 14, 1952, in Nome; married (Linda); five children, four grandchildren; lifelong Alaska resident.
Education: University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Political/Government: House of Representatives, 1997-present; former chair, House Bush Caucus; former vice-chair Interim Commission on Children and Youth; former chair, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board; former member, Northwest Arctic Borough School District, Alaska Association of School Boards, Governor's Council on Disabilities and Native Scholars Advisory Board; former member, NANA Corporation Board of Directors.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, reading, public speaking.