20th-28th Legislature (1997 -2014)

SENATE
FRED DYSON





Senator Fred Dyson
District: I
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
1997-2002 Representative
2003-2014 Senator

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Date/Place of Birth:
January 16, 1939
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1964
Fairbanks: 1965 - 1968
Anchorage: 1970 - 1976
Eagle River: 1976 - present

Occupation:
Mariner, mechanical engineer, marine science consultant, technical writer, former commercial fisherman, charter boat operator

Family:
Wife - Jane, since May 28, 1966
Children - Cindy Dyson-McGlen, Wendy Shaw, Jana Oztergut
Seven grandchildren
Many foster children

Education:
Highline High School, Seattle, Washington:
University of Washington: 5 years - Mechanical Engineering
- Graduate courses:
Mechanical Engineering, Arctic Engineering
& Management

Alaska Senate: 2003 - present
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2003 - 2006
Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006
Finance Committee: 2003 - 2008
Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003
Ombudsman Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Resources Committee: 2003 - 2006
Victim’s Advocate Selection Committee: 2007 - 2008
Finance Subcommittees:
- Chair, Administration: 2003 - 2006
- Chair, Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2004 - 2006
- Chair, Public Safety: 2004 - 2006
- Administration: 2007 - 2008
- Community & Economic Development: 2003
- Education & Early Development: 2003
- Environmental Conservation: 2004 - 2005
- Health & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
- Labor and Workforce Development: 2003
- Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2003, 2007 - 2008
- Revenue: 2004 - 2005
- University of Alaska: 2003 - 2008
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2003 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2002
Chair, Health, Education & Social Services: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Tourism: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Fisheries: 1999 - 2002
Special Committee on Oil & Gas: 1999 - 2002
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 1997 - 2000
Electric Utility Restructuring Joint Committee: 1997 - 1998
Resources Committee: 1997 - 1998
Special Committee on Telecommunications: 1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees
- Court System: 2001 - 2002
- Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2002
- Corrections: 1997 - 2000
- Fish & Game: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Children’s Caucus: 2001 - 2002
Co-Chair, Children’s Caucus: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1999 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions:
Health Commission: 2001 - present
Alaska Fisheries Task Force: 2001 - present
- Council of State Governments
Anchorage Municipal Assembly: 1985 - 1991
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Northwest Economic Region
- Vice President/President: July 2003 - 2005
U.S. Energy Council Executive Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Commercial Fisherman, salmon and herring: 1976 - 1999
- Owner/Captain, Marine Charter Service
Consultant, Technical Writer: 1985 - present
Maintenance Engineer, British Petroleum: 1972 - 1984
Boating columnist, Anchorage Times;
Anchorage Daily News

Contributing Editor, Alaska Boating Magazine

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
Eagle River Community Council
National Rifle Association
Alaska Right to Life
Former Member, Eagle River Community Council;
Former Member, Eagle River Limited Road Service Area Board;
Former Member, Alaska State Human Rights Commission;
Former Member, Chugach State Park Citizens Advisory Board;
Former Member, Anchorage Library Commission;
Former Member, Anchorage Aquatic Resources Commission

Special Interests:
Mechanical antiques restoration, cars, guns, boats, tools, history, outdoor sports, and reading

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 5 PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION SENATORS DYSON, THERRIAULT
(S) HSS 01/21/2009
SB 6 NOTICE & CONSENT FOR MINOR'S ABORTION SENATORS DYSON, THERRIAULT
(S) HSS 01/21/2009
SB 7 MUNICIPAL LAND USE REGULATION SENATOR DYSON
(S) CRA 01/21/2009
SB 9 STATE BUDGET PRIORITIES SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/21/2009
SB 15 INFO, ANESTHESIA, CONSENT FOR ABORTION SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 01/21/2009
SB 16 DEFINITIONS:PERSON/CHILD/HUMAN/ETC SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 01/21/2009
SB 30 STATE GOVERNMENT MISSIONS: GENERAL & HSS SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/21/2009
SB 34 COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS FOR STATE VEHICLES SENATOR DYSON
(S) ENE 04/08/2009
SB 78 LEGISLATIVE AUDIT DIVISION POWERS SENATOR DYSON
(S) FIN 03/20/2009
SB 98 MEDICAL PATIENT BILLING DISCLOSURES SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 02/04/2009
SB 146 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 03/11/2009
SB 158 RETURN OF PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 04/01/2009
SB 181 ULTRASOUNDS PRECEDING ABORTIONS SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 04/06/2009
SB 197 EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 01/19/2010
SB 198 LIABILITY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT ABUSE SENATOR DYSON
(S) HSS 01/19/2010
SB 200 MUNICIPAL LAND USE REGULATION SENATOR DYSON
(S) CRA 01/19/2010
SB 204 STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH SAVINGS ACCTS. SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/19/2010
SB 274 WILLIAM JACK HERNANDEZ FISH HATCHERY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 6 SLA 10 04/21/2010
SB 297 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
(S) FIN 03/30/2010
SJR 15 OPPOSE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 03/20/2009
SJR 23 CONST. AM.: SUITS TO INTERPRET LAWS SENATOR DYSON
(S) STA 01/19/2010
SJR 26 PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 01/20/2010
SR 7 VEHICLES RUN BY PROPANE/COMP. NATURAL GAS SENATOR DYSON
(S) ENE 04/11/2009



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 10 MUNICIPAL TAX EXEMPTIONS REPRESENTATIVES GRUENBERG, CHENAULT, THOMAS, GARA, HARRIS, KAWASAKI
CHAPTER 10 SLA 10 05/01/2010
HB 20 FISHERIES LOANS:ENERGY EFFICIENCY/AMOUNT REPRESENTATIVES EDGMON, BUCH
CHAPTER 120 SLA 10 08/19/2010
HB 24 PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR VETERANS REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, GATTO, LYNN
CHAPTER 45 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 35 NOTICE & CONSENT FOR MINOR'S ABORTION REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
(S) HSS 04/03/2009
HB 63 COUNCIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: MEMBERS, STAFF REPRESENTATIVES FAIRCLOUGH, HOLMES, COGHILL, P.WILSON
CHAPTER 47 SLA 09 06/23/2009
HB 93 DO NOT CALL REGISTRY--MOBILE/CELL PHONES REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 32 SLA 09 06/16/2009
HB 114 STATE TRANS FACILITY FOR EMERGENCY AID REPRESENTATIVE RAMRAS
CHAPTER 40 SLA 10 06/02/2010
HB 121 MUNICIPAL AIR QUALITY PROPERTY TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 26 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 123 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 43 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 137 COMPACT: EDUCATION OF MILITARY CHILDREN REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 09 05/15/2009
HB 141 COMPACT FOR JUVENILES; INTERSTATE COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 37 SLA 09 06/20/2009
HB 151 USE, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF BOATS REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
CHAPTER 19 SLA 09 05/20/2009
HB 177 MARINE & MOTORIZED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL
CHAPTER 28 SLA 09 05/25/2009
HB 186 AK FIREARMS EXEMPT FROM FED. REGULATION REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
CHAPTER 23 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 210 IZEMBEK STATE GAME REFUGE LAND EXCHANGE REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 119 SLA 10 08/19/2010
HB 226 NAMING VETERANS' WAY IN MAT-SU REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
CHAPTER 89 SLA 10 06/17/2010
HB 274 ESTABLISHING PURPLE HEART DAY REPRESENTATIVES DAHLSTROM, GARDNER, BUCH, KELLER, PETERSEN, LYNN, GATTO, TUCK, DOOGAN, THOMAS, HAWKER, GUTTENBERG, RAMRAS, FAIRCLOUGH, JOHNSON, MILLETT, HERRON
CHAPTER 2 SLA 10 03/22/2010
HB 280 NATURAL GAS: STORAGE/ TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 16 SLA 10 05/12/2010
HB 307 SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE HOLMES
CHAPTER 4 SLA 10 03/31/2010
HB 319 CONCEALED HANDGUNS/ FED FIREMARMS FORMS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 24 SLA 10 05/27/2010
HB 334 MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND CHILD CUSTODY REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 44 SLA 10 06/04/2010
HB 344 SALMON PRODUCT DEVELOP. TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS
CHAPTER 102 SLA 10 06/25/2010
HB 349 SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL MEETINGS REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 5 SLA 10 04/14/2010
HB 354 AK CAPSTONE AVIONICS REVOLVING LOAN FUND REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
CHAPTER 76 SLA 10 06/15/2010
HB 355 CRIMINAL FINES FOR ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 54 SLA 10 06/09/2010
HCR 7 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/02/2009
HCR 16 PROCLAIMING SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE DAY REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 22 06/08/2009
HCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 04/13/2010
HJR 9 AVIATION MUSEUM/CENTENNIAL OF FLIGHT REPRESENTATIVE R.FOSTER
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 07/22/2009
HJR 10 VETERANS' HEALTH CARE REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
LEGIS RESOLVE 25 05/25/2009
HJR 12 GROUND-BASED MIDCOURSE DEFENSE SYSTEM REPRESENTATIVE DAHLSTROM
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 07/22/2009
HJR 17 OPPOSE H.R. 45 (BLAIR HOLT FIREARM LIC.) REPRESENTATIVE HARRIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 11 07/10/2009
HJR 18 OPPOSING ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 07/29/2009
HJR 26 STATEHOOD/ANCSA LAND SURVEY FUNDING REPRESENTATIVE FAIRCLOUGH
LEGIS RESOLVE 66 08/03/2010
HJR 27 STATE SOVEREIGNTY REPRESENTATIVE KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 07/10/2009
HJR 40 COOK INLET/KACHEMAK BELUGA POPULATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 42 08/03/2010
HJR 45 OPPOSE FEDERAL CAP AND TRADE LEGISLATION REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 67 08/03/2010
SB 43 SECOND VERSE OF ALASKA'S STATE SONG SENATOR MENARD
(H) RLS 04/15/2010
SB 57 CHARTER/ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FUNDING SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 9 SLA 09 05/15/2009
SB 110 PRESERVATION OF EVIDENCE/DNA I.D. SYSTEM SENATOR FRENCH
CHAPTER 20 SLA 10 05/14/2010
SB 133 ELECTRONIC HEALTH INFO EXCHANGE SYSTEM SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 24 SLA 09 05/25/2009
SB 138 TAX CREDIT FOR STATE TOURISM PROGRAM SENATOR MEYER
(S) FIN 03/20/2009
SB 141 POLITICAL SIGNS ALONG HIGHWAYS SENATOR PASKVAN
(S) CRA 03/09/2009
SB 163 FISHERMEN'S FUND SENATOR PASKVAN
CHAPTER 103 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 171 PERM. FUND DIV. FOR DECEASED/CONTRIBUTION SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 22 SLA 10 05/27/2010
SB 208 DNR/REVENUE STUDY ON NATURAL GAS SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) FIN 04/13/2010
SB 215 PIONEERS HOME RX DRUG BENEFIT SENATORS WIELECHOWSKI, OLSON, KOOKESH, ELLIS, DAVIS
CHAPTER 90 SLA 10 06/17/2010
SB 219 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:PROGRAM/MEDICAID SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 109 SLA 10 06/25/2010
SB 242 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE TAX CREDITS SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) FIN 03/22/2010
SB 243 GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE:ROYALTY/PERMIT/FEE SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 38 SLA 10 06/02/2010
SB 257 YOUTH COURTS AND CRIMINAL FINES SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 110 SLA 10 06/28/2010
SB 266 VIOLENT CRIMES EMERGENCY COMPENSATION SENATOR THOMAS
CHAPTER 99 SLA 10 06/21/2010
SB 292 PAWNBROKERS SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 49 SLA 10 06/04/2010
SJR 3 FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARK SENATOR THERRIAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 15 07/09/2009
SJR 6 OPPOSE H.R. 45 IN CONGRESS SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) JUD 02/25/2009
SJR 7 OPPOSE UN DESIGNATION OF ARCTIC OCEAN SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 04/10/2009
SJR 10 SUPPORT S. 371-CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROC. SENATOR THOMAS
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 07/10/2009
SJR 14 EXEMPTION FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SENATOR THERRIAULT
(S) RES 03/13/2009
SJR 16 OFFSHORE OIL & GAS REVENUE SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
LEGIS RESOLVE 16 07/23/2009
SJR 17 DESIGNATING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF ARMY NCO SENATOR HUGGINS
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/17/2009
SJR 20 STATE SOVEREIGNTY SENATOR HUGGINS
(S) RES 04/07/2009
SJR 25 OPPOSING S. 1535--LIMIT ON AERIAL HUNTING SENATOR BUNDE
(S) RES 01/19/2010
SJR 27 FED. FUNDING: DOMESTIC SEAFOOD MARKETING SENATOR EGAN
LEGIS RESOLVE 37 06/25/2010
SR 6 OPPOSE TSA SECURITY RULE SENATOR THERRIAULT
SENATE RESOLVE 4 03/09/2009
SR 9 COMMITTEE ROOM NAMED AFTER WILLIAM BELTZ SENATOR OLSON
SENATE RESOLVE 6 02/10/2010
SR 10 DOMESTIC NATURAL GAS & ALT. ENERGY SENATOR WAGONER
SENATE RESOLVE 7 08/03/2010