22nd Alaska State Legislature
Senator Alan Austerman (R)
District C - Kodiak Archipelago/Southeast Islands



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


Interim:
112 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: (907) 486-8872
Fax: (907) 486-5264 (at LIO)

Elected to the House: 1994, 1996, 1998
Elected to the Senate 2000


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Biography

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

Residency in Alaska: Lifelong
Kodiak

Occupation: Self Employed

Family: Wife - Ginny
Children - Carol, Dawn

Education:
High School - Kodiak High School: 1958 - 1961

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

Alaska State Senate: 2001 - present
Finance Committee: 2001 - present
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2001 - present
Labor and Commerce Committee: 2001 - present
Joint Armed Services Committee: 2001 - present (alternate)
Finance Subcommittees: 2001 - present
   - Chair, Labor & Workforce Development
   - Chair, Public Safety
   - Chair, Military & Veteran Affairs
   - Fish and Game
   - University of Alaska

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

Other Political and Government Positions:
Chair, Fish Caucus: 2001 - present
Co-Chair, Fiscal Policy Caucus: 2001 - present
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, 1985-90, 1992-1994
KIB 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: 1993 - 1994
   - Kodiak Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
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 11/20/2002

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