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Alaska State Senator Fred Dyson District I - Eagle River

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State Capitol, Room
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907)
Fax: (907) 465-4587
Toll Free: (800) 342-2199
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Interim:
10928 Eagle River Rd., Suite 238
Eagle River, AK 99577
Phone: (907) 694-6683
Fax: (907) 694-1015

Elected to the House 1996, 1998, 2000
Elected to the Senate 2002



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Jason M. Hooley
HESS Committee Aide
465-3762 (Jan-May)
694-6683 (June-Dec)
Gayle Keller
465-2199 (Jan-May)
694-6683 (June-Dec)
Wes Keller
465-2199 (Jan-May)
694-6683 (June-Dec)
Lucky Shultz
Finance Committee Aide
465-6580 (Jan-May)
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Date/Place of Birth:
January 16, 1939
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1964
Fairbanks: 1965 - 1968
Anchorage: 1970 - 1976
Eagle River: 1976 - present

Occupation:
Mariner, mechanical engineer, marine science consultant, technical writer, former commercial fisherman, charter boat operator

Family:
Wife - Jane, since May 28, 1966
Children - Cindy Dyson-McGlen, Wendy Shaw
      Jana Oztergut
Seven grandchildren
Many foster children

Education:
Highline High School, Seattle, Washington:
University of Washington: 5 years - Mechanical Engineering
   - Graduate courses:
     Mechanical Engineering, Arctic Engineering
     & Management

Alaska Senate: 2003 - present
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services:
     2003 - present
Finance Committee: 2003 - present
Resources Committee: 2003 - present
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - present
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Chair, Administration: 2003 - present
   - Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs: 2004 - present
   - Chair, Public Safety: 2004 - present
   - University of Alaska: 2003 - present
   - Environmental Conservation: 2004 - 2005
   - Community & Economic Development: 2003
   - Education & Early Development: 2003
   - Labor and Workforce Development: 2003
   - Military & Veterans' Affairs: 2003
   - Revenue: 2004 - 2005
Chair, Children's Caucus: 2003 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2002
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services:
     1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Economic Development,
     Trade & Tourism: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Fisheries:
     1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil & Gas:
     1999 - 2002
Community & Regional Affairs Committee:
     1997 - 2000
Electric Utility Restructuring Joint Committee:
     1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Telecommunications:
     1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees
   - Court System: 2001 - 2002
   - Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2002
   - Corrections: 1997 - 2000
   - Fish & Game: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Children's Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Children's Caucus: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1999 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Health Commission: 2001 - present
Alaska Fisheries Task Force: 2001 - present
   - Council of State Governments
Anchorage Municipal Assembly: 1985 - 1991
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Northwest Economic Region
   - Vice President/President: July 2003 - 2005
U.S. Energy Council Executive Board

Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman, salmon and herring:
     1976 - 1999
   - Owner/Captain, Marine Charter Service
Consultant, Technical Writer: 1985 - present
Maintenance Engineer, British Petroleum:
     1972 - 1984
Boating columnist, Anchorage Times;
     Anchorage Daily News

Contributing Editor, Alaska Boating Magazine

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Community Council
National Rifle Association
Alaska Right to Life
Former Member, Eagle River Community Council;
Former Member, Eagle River Limited Road Service
     Area Board;
Former Member, Alaska State Human Rights
     Commission;
Former Member, Chugach State Park Citizens
     Advisory Board;
Former Member, Anchorage Library Commission;
Former Member, Anchorage Aquatic Resources
     Commission

Special Interests:
Mechanical antiques restoration, cars, guns, boats, tools, history, outdoor sports, and reading

biography last updated 8/16/2006

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Member:
Finance Committee
Resources Committee
Joint Armed Services Committee

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Chair, Environmental Conservation
Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs
Chair, Revenue
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