20th-28th Legislature (1997 -2014)

SENATE
FRED DYSON





Senator Fred Dyson
District: F
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 11 KNIVES, GRAVITY KNIVES, & SWITCHBLADES SENATOR DYSON
(S) JUD 03/27/2013
SB 14 ELECTRIC/TELEPHONE COOPS: BOARD TERMS SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 2 SLA 13 03/07/2013
SB 41 SCHOOL SPORTS/INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 56 RECLASSIFYING CERTAIN DRUG OFFENSES SENATOR DYSON
(H) FIN 04/10/2013
SB 80 OUT-OF-STATE PHYS. LICENSE; TELEMEDICINE SENATOR DYSON
(S) RLS 03/19/2014
SB 104 APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE DIVIDEND FUND SENATOR DYSON
(H) FIN 04/07/2014
SB 108 CONFIDENTIALITY OF CRIMINAL CASE RECORDS SENATOR DYSON
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 08/28/2014
SB 110 RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 91 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 182 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE SALARY DIFFERENTIALS SENATOR DYSON
(S) RLS 03/26/2014
SB 186 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE SENATOR DYSON
CHAPTER 92 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SJR 2 LIMIT FEDERAL INTERVENTION IN STATE SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 06/20/2013
SJR 6 OPPOSE EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON GUN CONTROL SENATOR DYSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 3 06/20/2013
SJR 18 FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION SENATOR DYSON
(S) RLS 03/12/2014



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 4 ALASKA GASLINE DEVELOPMENT CORP; RCA REPRESENTATIVES HAWKER, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 11 SLA 13 05/21/2013
HB 15 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS REPRESENTATIVES KELLER, ISAACSON
CHAPTER 4 SLA 13 04/09/2013
HB 30 STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE AUDITS REPRESENTATIVES CHENAULT, OLSON, FEIGE, LYNN, THOMPSON, MILLETT, T.WILSON, PRUITT, KELLER, STOLTZE, JOHNSON, HAWKER, EDGMON, SEATON, NAGEAK, HERRON, LEDOUX, MUNOZ, AUSTERMAN, COSTELLO, P.WILSON, SADDLER, REINBOLD, GATTIS, HUGHES, FOSTER, ISAACSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 13 05/28/2013
HB 32 LINES OF BUSINESS ON BUSINESS LICENSE REPRESENTATIVES COSTELLO, HUGHES
CHAPTER 110 SLA 14 07/31/2014
HB 33 KNIVES, GRAVITY KNIVES, & SWITCHBLADES REPRESENTATIVE NEUMAN
CHAPTER 54 SLA 13 06/20/2013
HB 36 EXEMPT DISCHARGES FROM USE OF MUNITIONS REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 13 04/09/2013
HB 46 WAIVE CDL SKILL TEST FOR CERTAIN VETERANS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 27 SLA 13 06/02/2013
HB 47 INJUNCTION SECURITY: INDUSTRIAL OPERATION REPRESENTATIVES FEIGE, CHENAULT
CHAPTER 111 SLA 14 08/04/2014
HB 52 PFD ALLOWABLE ABSENCE REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
CHAPTER 33 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 59 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN REPRESENTATIVE GRUENBERG
CHAPTER 71 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 67 VIETNAM VETERANS DAY REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
CHAPTER 3 SLA 13 03/27/2013
HB 83 FEDERAL LAWS & EXECUTIVE ORDERS REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
CHAPTER 53 SLA 13 06/20/2013
HB 84 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT/TEMP. LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 28 SLA 13 06/02/2013
HB 88 STATUTORY REFS TO MENTAL RETARDATION REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 42 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 113 ALASKA FIRE STANDARDS COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FEIGE
CHAPTER 32 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 116 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 81 SLA 14 07/10/2014
HB 130 JAY HAMMOND DAY REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 68 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 131 ABANDONED AND DERELICT VESSELS REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 65 SLA 13 06/27/2013
HB 135 PETERSVILLE RECREATIONAL MINING AREA REPRESENTATIVE KELLER
CHAPTER 39 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 146 PROOF OF MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE HIGGINS
CHAPTER 24 SLA 13 05/29/2013
HB 147 EXTEND AUTISM EARLY DIAGNOSIS TASK FORCE REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 35 SLA 13 06/03/2013
HB 153 NAMING WALTER J. HICKEL PARKWAY REPRESENTATIVE LYNN
CHAPTER 67 SLA 13 07/10/2013
HB 169 RCA REGULATION OF TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 64 SLA 14 07/08/2014
HB 180 MILITARY YOUTH ACADEMY REPRESENTATIVE T.WILSON
CHAPTER 72 SLA 13 07/11/2013
HB 199 VPSO FIREARMS REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
CHAPTER 97 SLA 14 07/18/2014
HB 204 SALMON & HERRING PRODUCT DEV'T TAX CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE AUSTERMAN
(S) FIN 04/09/2014
HB 211 EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REPRESENTATIVES MILLETT, GATTIS, HOLMES, HUGHES, LEDOUX, JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 19 SLA 14 05/29/2014
HB 212 DRIVER'S LICENSING EXEMPTION: MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES ISAACSON, HUGHES, LEDOUX
CHAPTER 58 SLA 14 07/07/2014
HB 216 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE STATE REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, MILLETT, EDGMON, NAGEAK, HERRON
CHAPTER 116 SLA 14 10/23/2014
HB 217 DR. WALTER SOBOLEFF DAY REPRESENTATIVES KREISS-TOMKINS, P.WILSON, MUNOZ, KERTTULA
CHAPTER 109 SLA 14 07/30/2014
HB 223 MUNI TAX EXEMPTION: MIL. FACILITY ZONE REPRESENTATIVES THOMPSON, ISAACSON, SADDLER, TARR
CHAPTER 57 SLA 14 07/07/2014
HB 246 CREAMER'S FIELD REFUGE; WICKERSHAM HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE HIGGINS
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 08/18/2014
HB 250 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS REPRESENTATIVE OLSON
CHAPTER 62 SLA 14 07/08/2014
HB 263 EXTEND SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
CHAPTER 113 SLA 14 08/06/2014
HB 281 PRESCRIPTION WITHOUT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
CHAPTER 115 SLA 14 08/30/2014
HB 306 EVAL. INDIRECT EXPENDITURES; TAX CREDITS REPRESENTATIVE THOMPSON
CHAPTER 61 SLA 14 07/07/2014
HB 361 LICENSING OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 41 SLA 14 06/18/2014
HB 369 DRUG OVERDOSE: IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION REPRESENTATIVE PRUITT
CHAPTER 72 SLA 14 07/10/2014
HCR 1 STATE FOOD RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GROUP REPRESENTATIVE STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 06/28/2013
HCR 2 PURPLE HEART STATE REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 06/02/2013
HCR 5 DECORATION OF HONOR REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 06/02/2013
HCR 6 EST. LEG. TASK FORCE ON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
LEGIS RESOLVE 17 06/14/2013
HCR 21 CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 36 04/17/2014
HJR 5 OPPOSE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 04/15/2013
HJR 6 LEGACY OIL WELL CLEAN UP/AWARENESS; NPR-A REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 06/26/2013
HJR 12 SUPPORT IN-STATE FIREARMS MANUFACTURING REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 06/20/2013
HJR 15 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 03/04/2014
HJR 19 BASE F-35 AIRCRAFT AT EIELSON OR JBER REPRESENTATIVE ISAACSON
LEGIS RESOLVE 29 03/04/2014
HJR 23 GOOD FRIDAY EARTHQUAKE REMEMBRANCE DAY REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 03/04/2014
HJR 24 ARCTIC COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 07/17/2014
HJR 25 VETERANS: AGENT ORANGE, TOXIN EXPOSURE REPRESENTATIVE LEDOUX
LEGIS RESOLVE 69 07/10/2014
HJR 26 OFFSHORE OIL & GAS REVENUE SHARING REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 03/04/2014
SB 1 ALASKA MINING SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 6 SLA 13 04/12/2013
SB 2 INTERSTATE MINING COMPACT & COMMISSION SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 7 SLA 13 04/15/2013
SB 4 MILITARY TRAINING CREDIT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(S) L&C 02/13/2013
SB 7 CORPORATE INCOME TAX; FILM TAX CREDIT SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 21 SLA 13 05/28/2013
SB 12 PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 59 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 13 KNIK ARM BRIDGE AND TOLL AUTHORITY SENATOR HUGGINS
(S) FIN 03/25/2013
SB 36 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN SENATOR ELLIS
(S) RLS 04/02/2013
SB 37 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 37 SLA 13 06/03/2013
SB 38 STATE MEDICAL BOARD SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 41 SLA 13 06/03/2013
SB 47 DISTRICT OPERATED BOARDING SCHOOLS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 48 SLA 13 06/18/2013
SB 49 MEDICAID PAYMENT FOR ABORTIONS; TERMS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 8 SLA 14 04/17/2014
SB 62 SCHOOL CONST. GRANTS/SMALL MUNICIPALITIES SENATOR OLSON
CHAPTER 49 SLA 13 06/18/2013
SB 71 FISHERY RESOURCE LANDING TAX; TAX CREDIT SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 69 SLA 14 07/08/2014
SB 85 EXPERIMENTAL VEHICLE PLATES SENATOR BISHOP
CHAPTER 22 SLA 13 05/29/2013
SB 87 NEWBORN SCREENING FOR HEART DEFECTS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 56 SLA 13 06/26/2013
SB 91 HAZING SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
(S) JUD 04/10/2013
SB 106 STATE LAND DISP./LEASEHOLDER PREFERENCE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 71 SLA 14 07/10/2014
SB 109 ADVISORY COMMISSION ON FEDERAL MGT AREAS SENATOR COGHILL
(S) FIN 02/10/2014
SB 124 EXTENDING COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 43 SLA 14 06/18/2014
SB 128 ELECTRONIC BULLYING SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 85 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 159 AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES SENATOR STEDMAN
CHAPTER 13 SLA 14 04/23/2014
SB 163 EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) L&C 02/10/2014
SB 165 PERS CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE SENATOR MCGUIRE
(S) L&C 02/07/2014
SB 167 MULTIPLE VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICIES SENATOR HUGGINS BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 104 SLA 14 07/28/2014
SB 168 PETROLEUM ENGINEERING RESEARCH PROGRAM SENATOR KELLY
(S) FIN 02/10/2014
SB 170 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO PROSTITUTION SENATOR GARDNER
(H) RLS 04/16/2014
SB 171 MULTIDISCIPLINARY CHILD PROTECTION TEAMS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 59 SLA 14 07/07/2014
SB 175 OFFICIAL STATE BOLT-ACTION RIFLE SENATOR HUGGINS
CHAPTER 100 SLA 14 07/28/2014
SB 178 PASSENGER & REC. VEHICLE RENTAL TAX SENATOR BISHOP
(H) FIN 04/13/2014
SB 183 EXTEND EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY FUND SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 94 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 185 CHARTER SCHOOLS: FUNDING, FACILITIES SENATOR GARDNER
(S) EDC 02/21/2014
SB 187 CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: MISCONDUCT, RLS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 60 SLA 14 07/07/2014
SB 193 CONTRACTORS: BONDS; LICENSING SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 70 SLA 14 07/08/2014
SB 195 POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION LOANS/GRANTS SENATOR FAIRCLOUGH
CHAPTER 89 SLA 14 07/16/2014
SB 198 WORKERS' COMPENSATION MEDICAL FEES SENATOR COGHILL
(S) L&C 02/24/2014
SB 200 WRONGFUL DEATH OF AN UNBORN CHILD SENATOR MCGUIRE
CHAPTER 77 SLA 14 07/10/2014
SB 201 NOTICE AGAINST TRESPASS SENATOR STEDMAN
CHAPTER 48 SLA 14 06/20/2014
SB 203 COMPACT FOR A BALANCED BUDGET SENATOR COGHILL
(S) JUD 02/24/2014
SB 204 STUDENT RESTRAINT, SECLUSION, PSYC DRUGS SENATOR COGHILL BY REQUEST
(S) EDC 02/24/2014
SB 206 VEHICLE REGIS/LICENSING/ACCIDENT REPORTS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 45 SLA 14 06/19/2014
SCR 3 JOINT COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL OVERREACH SENATOR MCGUIRE
(H) FIN 01/24/2014
SCR 13 FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER SENATOR KELLY
LEGIS RESOLVE 41 07/25/2014
SCR 16 REQ GOV TO INVESTIGATE COAL RESOURCES SENATOR KELLY
(S) FIN 03/07/2014
SJR 3 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING SENATOR MICCICHE
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 06/26/2013
SJR 8 MINING/PROCESSING OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS SENATOR MCGUIRE
LEGIS RESOLVE 13 06/26/2013
SJR 9 CONST. AM: EDUCATION FUNDING SENATOR DUNLEAVY
RETURNED TO (S) RLS 03/12/2014
SJR 10 ARCTIC: POLICY, USCG, ARCTIC COUNCIL SENATOR GIESSEL
LEGIS RESOLVE 7 06/26/2013
SJR 14 BASE F-35 AIRCRAFT AT EIELSON AFB SENATOR COGHILL
(H) MLV 02/12/2014
SJR 15 OPPOSE INTERNATIONAL DESIGNATING OF LAND SENATOR GIESSEL
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 08/11/2014
SJR 16 OPPOSE FEDERAL AID TO CERTAIN NONPROFITS SENATOR GIESSEL
RETURNED TO (S) RES 10/29/2014
SJR 19 NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS' MONUMENT SENATOR WIELECHOWSKI
(H) STA 04/01/2014
SJR 22 OPPOSE WARRANTLESS DATA COLLECTION SENATOR GIESSEL
LEGIS RESOLVE 51 08/11/2014
SR 4 WELCOME ARCTIC CAUCUS SENATOR MCGUIRE
SENATE RESOLVE 4 02/01/2013
SR 5 CHINOOK BYCATCH LIMITS; SEASHARE SENATOR MICCICHE
SENATE RESOLVE 5 06/14/2013