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Alaska State Representative Richard Foster District 39 - Nome

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State Capitol, Room
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907)
Fax: (907) 465-3242
Toll Free: (800) 478-3789
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P.O. Box 1630
Nome, AK 99762
Phone: (907) 443-5036
Information Office: (907) 443-5555
Fax: (907) 443-2162

Elected to the House 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002


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Date/Place of Birth:
August 9, 1946
Nome, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
Nome: 1946 - present

Occupation:
Retired Air Taxi

Education:
Nome High School: Graduated 1964
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
   - B.B.A.: 1964 - 1968

Military Service: 3 years service
U.S. Army, Captain
Vietnam Service Medal (2 tours)
Bronze Star Medal
Two Army Commendation Medals

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1989 - present
Majority Whip: 1991 - present
Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 1995 - 1996
Chair, Transportation Committee: 1991 - 1994
Co-Chair, Special Committee on Military & Veterans'
     Affairs: 1993 - 1994
Finance Committee: 1993 - 1994, 1997 - present
Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs:
     1995 - 2000
Deferred Maintenance Task Force Committee:
     1997 - 1998
Alcohol & Alcohol Abuse Task Force Committee:
     1993 - 1994
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Chair, Court System: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs: 1993 - present
   - Chair, Transportation & Public Facilities:
     1993 - 1998, 2001 - present
   - Co-Chair, Governor: 1995 - 1996
   - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1995 - 1996
Bush Caucus: 1989 - present

Business and Professional Positions:
Chair, Sitnasuak Native Corporation
Former Board Member, Bering Straits Native
     Corporation
Member, Nome Eskimo Community (IRA Council)

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Former Board Member, Nome Community Center
Norton Sound Health Corporation
NW Community College
Rotary and Lions Clubs
Pioneer Igloo #1
Federal Selective Service Board
Nome Planning and Zoning Commission
Nome School Board
Nome City Council

Special Interests:
Enjoying the country, Music

biography last updated 2/28/2005

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Finance Committee

Finance Subcommittees:
Chair, Transportation & Public Facilities
Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs


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