District I - Republican, Eagle River
Session contact info: State Capitol, Room 121, phone 465-2199/fax 465-4587.
Interim contact info: 10928 Eagle River Rd., Suite 23B, Eagle River, AK 99577; phone 694-6683/fax 694-1015.
Occupation: Mariner; mechanical engineer; marine science consultant; technical writer.
Personal: Born Jan. 16, 1939, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada; married (Jane); three children and many foster children; Alaska resident since 1964.
Education: University of Washington, Mechanical Engineering.
Political/Government: Senate, 2003-present; House of Representatives, 1996-2002; member, Anchorage Municipal Assembly.
Business/Professional: Owner/captain, Whittier Marine Charter Service; former commercial fisherman; construction lineman; toolmaker; missionary; truck driver; crane operator; machine salesman; engineer; boating columnist; magazine editor.
Hobbies: Historian, restoration of mechanical antiques (cars, guns, boats), outdoor sports.