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Alaska State Senator Alan Austerman District C - Kodiak Archipelago/Southeast Islands

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State Capitol, Room 417
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-2487
Fax: (907) 465-4956
Toll Free: (800) 865-2487

Interim:
Homer LIO:
345 W. Sterling Hwy, Suite 102
Homer, AK 99603
Phone: (907) 486-8872
Fax: (907) 486-5264

Kodiak LIO:
112 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: (907) 235-0690
Fax: (907) 486-5264

Elected to the House 1994, 1996, 1998
Elected to the Senate 2000, 2002
Appointed Fisheries Policy Advisor to the Governor 2003


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Date/Place of Birth:
May 23, 1943
Everett, Washington

Residency in Alaska:
Kodiak: 1943 - present

Occupation:
Self Employed

Family:
Wife - Ginny
Children - Carol, Dawn

Education:
Kodiak High School: Graduated 1961

Military Service: 7 years service
Alaska National Guard, Sergeant (E-5)

Alaska State Senate: 2001 - 2003
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2001 - 2003
Community & Regional Affairs Committee:
     2001 - 2003
Finance Committee: 2001 - 2003
Labor and Commerce Committee: 2001 - 2003
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003 - 2003
Salmon Industry Task Force Committee:
     2001 - 2003
Special Committee on World Trade & State/Federal
     Relations: 2001 - 2003
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Chair, Administration: 2003
   - Chair, Court System: 2003
   - Chair, Environmental Conservation: 2003
   - Chair, Law: 2003
   - Chair, Labor & Workforce Development:
     2001 - 2002
   - Chair, Public Safety: 2001 - 2002
   - Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs: 2001 - 2002
   - University of Alaska: 2001 - 2003
   - Fish and Game: 2001 - 2002
Kodiak/Kenai Caucus: 2003
Chair, Fish Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Fish Policy Caucus: 2001 - 2002

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1995 - 2000
Chair, Special Committee on Fisheries: 1995 - 1998
Co-Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee:
     1995 - 1996
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on World Trade &
     State/Federal Relations: 1997 - 1998
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on International
     Trade/Tourism: 1995 - 1996
Finance Committee: 1999 - 2000
Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee:
     1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Economic Development:
     1997 - 1998
Committee on Electric Utility Restructuring:
     1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1995 - 1996
Finance Subcommittees
   - Chair, Economic Development: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, Community & Regional Affairs: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, Labor: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, University of Alaska: 1999 - 2000
   - Community & Regional Affairs: 1997 - 1998
   - Public Safety: 1995 - 1998
   - Administration: 1995 - 1996

Other Political and Government Positions:
Fisheries Policy Advisor, Governor of Alaska:
     2003 - present
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, 1985 - 1990,
     1992 - 1994
Kodiak Island Borough Parks & Recreation
City of Kodiak Personnel Board
Kodiak Island Transportation Committee
Kodiak Island School Budget Review Committee
Kodiak Community College Advisory Board
Kodiak Island Hospital Advisory Board.

Business and Professional Positions:
Executive Director, Kodiak Island Convention &
     Visitors Bureau: 1993 - 1994
Police Officer, City of Kodiak
Commercial Fisherman
Union Longshoreman
Sporting Goods Store Manager
Hunting and Fishing Lodge Owner: 1985 - 1990
Printing Shop Owner: 1975 - 1988
Owner, Austerman's Office Supply: 1979 - 1994
Newspaper Owner, Kadiak Times: 1976 - 1983

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
President/Board Member, Kodiak Jaycees
Co-Founder, Kodiak Rodeo Association
Chair, Ducks Unlimited
Co-Founder, Kodiak Alaska State Parks Advisory
     Committee
President/Board Member, Kodiak Chamber
     of Commerce
Elks Lodge
National Rifle Association
Pioneers of Alaska
Kodiak Island Sportsmen Association
Rotary

Special Interests:
Hunting, Fishing, Photography, Mountain Biking, Hiking

biography last updated 2/25/2003

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