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Gary Stevens' Biography

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Post Office Box 201
Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: 907-317-0124

Office

State Capitol, Room 429
Juneau, AK 99801

305 Center Avenue, Suite 1
Kodiak, AK 99615

Full Name:

Gary L. Stevens

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Rita; 3 Children: Anna, Matthew, Natalie

Birth Date:

08/21/1941

Birth Place:

McMinnville, OR

Home City:

Kodiak, AK

PhD, University of Oregon, 1982-1984

MFA, University of Oregon, 1963-1965

BA, Linfield College, 1959-1963

Senator, Alaska State Senate, District P, 2003-present

Candidate, Alaska State Senate, District C, 2022

Candidate, Alaska State Senate, District P, 2020

President, Alaska State Senate, 2009-2012

Representative, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2000-2003

Candidate, Alaska State House of Representatives, 1998

Candidate, Alaska State Senate, 1996

Assembly Member, Kodiak Island Borough, 1989-1992, 1994-1996

Presiding Officer, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, 1995-1996

Mayor, City of Kodiak, 1978-1979

City Council, Kodiak, 1976-1978

Chair, Special Committee on University Oversight, Alaska State Senate, 2006-present

Chair, Advisory Commission on Local Government, Alaska State Senate, 2005-present

Member, ASC Subcommittee On Homeland Security, Alaska State Senate, 2005-present

Member, Statehood Celebration Commission, Alaska State Senate, 2005-present

Member, Armed Services Joint Committee, Alaska State Senate, 2003-present

Member, Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force, present

Former Member, Alaska Arctic Policy Commission, Alaska State Senate

Former Member, Arctic Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, Education Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, Education Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Member, Health and Social Services Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, Joint Legislative Budget & Audit Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, Legislative Council, Alaska State Senate

Former Member, Select Committee on Legislative Ethics, Alaska State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on University of Alaska, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, Task Force on Civics Education, Alaska State Senate

Former Chair, World Trade Committee, Alaska State Senate

Vice-Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2012

Member, Finance Subcommittee on Community & Economic Development, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2012

Member, Finance Subcommittee on Corrections, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2012

Member, Finance Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2004

Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2004

Chair, State Affairs Committee, Alaska State Senate, 2003-2004

Chair, Finance Subcommittee on Administration, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2003

Chair, Finance Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2003

Member, House Finance Committee, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2003

Vice-Chair, Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force, Alaska State Senate, 2003

Co-Chair, Special Committee on Fisheries, Alaska State Senate, 2003

Member, Finance Subcommittee on Education & Early Development, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Finance Subcommittee on Fish & Game, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Finance Subcommittee on University of Alaska, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Health, Education, & Social Services Committee, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Resources Committee, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, Special Committee on Education, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Co-Chair, Special Committee on Fisheries, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Member, State Affairs Committee, Alaska State House of Representatives, 2001-2002

Retired Professor, University of Alaska, Kodiak College, 1975-1996

General Manager, Northern Processors, 1970-1975

Served, First Lieutenant, United States Army, 1967-1970

Co-Chair, International Committee, Council on State Governments, 2015-present

Member, Rules Working Group, Council on State Governments, 2013-present

Member, National Council of State Legislators, 2005-present

Member, Alaska Council of Mayors, present

President, Alaska Historical Society, present

Ex-officio Member, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, present

Member, American Historical Society, present

Member, American Legion, present

Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Humanities Forum, present

Member, Board of Directors, Alaska Municipal League, present

Member, Kodiak Elks Club, present

Member, Kodiak Historical Society, present

Chair, Kodiak Mayor's Conference, present

Director, Kodiak Oral History Project, present

Member, Pioneers of Alaska, present

Governor, Rotary International, District of Alaska, Yukon Territory, and Siberia, present

Vice President, Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference, present

Former Member, Alaska Conference of Mayors

Ex-Officio Member, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Member, Council on State Governments, 2013

Member, Host Committee, Council of State Governments Conference, 2003

Ex-Officio Member, Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation, 2001-2002

President, Board of Education, Kodiak Island Borough, 1984-1987

President, Kodiak Area Chamber of Commerce, 1974-1975

Awards:

Army Commendation Medal;
National Defense Medal

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Alaska, United States History

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