District G - Republican, Wasilla
Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 111, phone 465-6600/fax 465-3805.
Interim contact info: 600 E. Railroad Ave., Wasilla, AK 99654; phone 376-3370/fax 376-3157.
Occupation: Former business owner, educator.
Personal: Born Oct. 16, 1938, in Livingston, Texas; married (Curtis); three children; Alaska resident since 1962.
Education: Sam Houston State University, B.A.; University of Alaska Anchorage, Slingerland Language Certificate.
Political/Government: Senate, 1995-present; former member, Matanuska-Susitna Caucus, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Energy Council, Legislative Management, Reapportionment Task Force, Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education, Department of Education Regulations Task Force, Foundation Formula Task Force; former chair, Task Force on School Funding.
Business/Professional: Former teacher; former owner, The Study (education/tutorial); former co-owner Anchorage Racquet Club; former administrative assistant, Pan American Petroleum.
Hobbies: Family, reading, bridge, piano, travel, tennis.