22nd Alaska State Legislature
Senator Dave Donley (R)
District J - Midtown Anchorage



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State Capitol, Room 508
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-3892
Fax: (907) 465-6595


Interim:
716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 400
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0234
Fax: (907) 269-0238

Elected to the House 1986, 1988, 1990
Elected to the Senate 1992, 1994, 1998

Biography

Date/Place of Birth: August 29, 1954
Anchorage, Alaska

Residency in Alaska: Lifelong
Anchorage: 1954-present

Occupation: Attorney
Construction Worker, Labor Relations

Education:
Dimond High School: 1969 - 1972
   - American Legion School Award
University of Oregon: 1972 - 1976
   - B.S. Political Science
   - Phi Beta Kapa
   - Debate Team
University of Washington Law School: 1976-79
   - Law Degree
Mensa - Admitted in 1986.

Alaska State Senate: 1993 - present
Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 2001 - present
Vice-Chair, Finance Committee: 1999 - 2000
Vice-Chair, Judiciary Committee: 2001 - present
Member, Judiciary Committee, 1999 - 2000
Member, Legislative Budget & Audit: 2001 - present
Member, World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee:
      2001 - present
Member, Legislative Council: 1999 - present
Member, Labor and Commerce Committee, 1999 - 2000
Finance Subcommittees: 2001 - present
   - Chair, Governor
   - Chair, Legislature
   - Co-Chair, University of Alaska
Finance Subcommittees: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, Capital Budget
   - Chair, Law
   - Chair, Public Safety
   - Member, Court System
   - Member, Fish & Game
   - Member, Military & Veterans Affairs

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1987 - 1992
Chair, Judiciary Committee: 1991 - 1992
Chair, Labor & Commerce Committee, 1987 - 1991.

Successful Legislation:
   Senator Dave Donley has been one of Alaska's most successful
   state legislators, authoring over forty major laws. This is a list of
   those laws prime sponsored by Senator Donley or House Judiciary
   (JUD) or House Labor and Commerce (L&C) or Senate Finance
   (FIN) committees when Senator Donley was chair.

Political and Government Positions:
Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus: 1997 - 2000
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee

Business and Professional Positions:
Alaska Bar Association: 1979 - present.
Former Financial Auditor/Current Member: 1974-present
   - Construction Laborers 341
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors: 1998 - 1999

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Life Member National Rifle Association.
Former Volunteer Fireman
Former Member, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee
Former Member, Alaska Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
Former Boardmember, Forum 49
Former Member, Spenard Community Council Road Committee
Former Member, Anchorage Waterways Council
Former Co-Chair, Department of Labor Asbestos Task Force
Former Member, Alaska Bar Association Law Related
      Education Committee
Former Volunteer Judge, Anchorage High School Debate Competition

Awards & Recognitions:
Alaska Outdoors Council: 1989
   - Sportsman Legislator of the Year
NRA Defender of Freedom Award: 1994
NRA Honor Roll: 1995
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award: 1992
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award: 1993
Victims for Justice Outstanding Service Award: 1997
Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year: 1998
Council of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Award: 1987
Alaska Public Radio Service Award: 1990
Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Service Outstanding Neighborhood
      Service Award: 1987
American Legion School Award
Mayor's Award for Public Service/Midtown Park & Trail Project: 1995
National Federation of Independent Businesses Guardian of
      Small Business Award: 1998, 2000
Alaska Homebuilders Association's "Big Hammer" Award: 1998
Alaska Safari Club "Lion of Courage Award": 2000

Special Interests:
Hunting, Fishing, Softball, Bicycling, Target Shooting

biography last updated 11/20/2002

Attachments:

| Sen. Donley's Page |



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