Homer, Alaska , United States
|| May 15, 1944
Jul 02, 2012 04:32pm
|Info||Date/Place of Birth: May 15, 1944; Juneau, Alaska |
Occupation: Public Service
Children: Robin, Kim
Residency in Alaska: Lifelong: Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Homer.
High School - Nome High School, 1958-62
College/University - University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1962-67, B.A. Business Education.
Post Graduate - University of Alaska, Miscellaneous Courses.
Political and Government Positions:
State Representative, 1991-present; House Speaker, 1995-1998; House Majority Leader 1993-1994.
Chair: House Special Committee on Economic Development & Tourism; Legislative Budget & Audit Committee.
Member: Finance Committee; Rules Committee; Legislative Council; Oil & Gas; Military & Veterans Affairs; World Trade & State & Federal Relations.
Member: Energy Council Executive Committee, CSG-West Executive Committee, National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL), Council of State Governments (CSG), American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Western States Coalition (WSC).
Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Lindphil Mining Company, 1983-present;
Owner, Quiet Sports Store, 1978-1984;
Station Manager, Wien Air Alaska, 1978-79;
Executive Secretary, Wein Air Alaska, 1975-78;
Executive Secretary, Western Airlines, 1969-75;
Business Education Teacher, Nome High School, 1967-69.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
State Secretary, Republican Party of Alaska, 1982-88;
University of Alaska College Fellows;
University of Alaska Alumni Association;
Past Chair and Board Member, Kenai Peninsula College Council;
Board Member, Resource Development Council;
Member, Commonwealth North;
Past Member, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly;
Past Member, Homer City Council;
Homer Emblem Club;
Pioneers of Alaska; Homer United Methodist Church.
Family and friends, politics, mining, statewide transportation improvements.