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  Maggie Wall, (907) 465-4582
Senate Majority Press Office
State Capitol
Juneau, AK 99801
web site:
http://www.akrepublicans.org
Actuality line: 1-800-478-6540

Senate Names Committee Members

For Immediate Release: January 19, 1999
Contact: Maggie Wall at (907) 465-4582

Juneau --Calling it a strong organization for Alaska, Senate President Drue Pearce (R-Anchorage) named the Twenty-First Legislature’s committee assignments.

"The 21st Alaska Legislature begins with a really strong team," said Senator Drue Pearce. "Experienced leaders who are eager to work are heading up our committees."

Following is a list of Senate Leadership & Committee Appointments:

  • President: Senator Drue Pearce
  • Majority Leader: Senator Jerry Mackie
  • Minority Leader: Senator Johnny Ellis

Rules

  • Senator Tim Kelly, Chair
  • Senator Loren Leman, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Mike Miller
  • Senator Drue Pearce
  • Senator Johnny Ellis

Judiciary

  • Senator Robin Taylor, Chair
  • Senator Rick Halford, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Dave Donley
  • Senator John Torgerson
  • Senator Johnny Ellis

Finance

  • Senator Sean Parnell, Co-Chair
  • Senator John Torgerson, Co-Chair
  • Senator Donley, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Randy Phillips
  • Senator Gary Wilken
  • Senator Pete Kelly
  • Senator Loren Leman
  • Senator Lyda Green
  • Senator Al Adams

Labor & Commerce

  • Senator Jerry Mackie, Chair
  • Senator Tim Kelly, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Dave Donley
  • Senator Loren Leman
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman

State Affairs

  • Senator Jerry Ward, Chair
  • Senator Lyda Green, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Randy Phillips
  • Senator Jerry Mackie
  • Senator Kim Elton

Legislative Council

  • Senator Mike Miller, Chair
  • Senator Drue Pearce
  • Senator Tim Kelly
  • Senator Dave Donley
  • Senator John Torgerson
  • Senator Loren Leman
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman

Legislative Budget & Audit

  • Senator Randy Phillips, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Sean Parnell
  • Senator Rick Halford
  • Senator Gary Wilken
  • Senator Al Adams
  • (Alternate – Senator Drue Pearce)

Regulatory Review

  • Senator Robin Taylor
  • Senator Pete Kelly
  • Senator Georgianna Lincoln

Resources

  • Senator Rick Halford, Chair
  • Senator Robin Taylor, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Pete Kelly
  • Senator Jerry Mackie
  • Senator Lyda Green
  • Senator Sean Parnell
  • Senator Georgianna Lincoln

Community & Regional Affairs

  • Senator Tim Kelly, Chair
  • Senator Gary Wilken, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Randy Phillips
  • Senator Jerry Ward
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman

Transportation

  • Senator Jerry Ward, Chair
  • Senator Drue Pearce, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Rick Halford
  • Senator Mike Miller
  • Senator Georgianna Lincoln

Health, Ed. & Social Services

  • Senator Mike Miller, Chair
  • Senator Pete Kelly, Vice-Chair
  • Senator Gary Wilken
  • Senator Drue Pearce
  • Senator Kim Elton

Ethics

  • Senator John Torgerson
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • (Alternate – Senator Drue Pearce)
  • (Alternate – Senator Kim Elton)

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Broadcasters note: Audio comments from newly elected Senate President, Senator Drue Pearce, are available on the Majority Actuality line, 1-800-478-6540
= Drue Pearce, 25 K