28th-29th Legislature (2013 -2016)

HOUSE
BENJAMIN NAGEAK





Representative Benjamin Nageak
District: 40
Party: Democrat

Legislative Service
2013-2016 Representative

Biography:
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kaktovik, Alaska

NAME OF SPOUSE: Violet M. Nageak (Bonnie)

CHILDREN’S NAMES: Eva Nageak, Robert
Nageak, and Perry
Nageak (deceased)

Occupation: Administrator
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA: 64 years

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN:
Kaktovik, AK 1950-1956
Barrow, AK 1956-present

EDUCATION:
Mt. Edgecumbe High School 1965-1969 High School
Diploma

Military Service:
United States Army, two years 1970-1972, Acting
Sergeant E-4

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Alaska State House of Representatives; Co-Chair
House Community and Regional Affairs Committee;
Health and Social Services Committee; Sub Committee
for Finance on Education, Courts and Judges, and
University of Alaska System; Alaska Arctic Policy
Commission; Assemblyman and Mayor of the North
Slope Borough; Vice-Chair Alaska Board of Game;
Alaska Boundary Commission

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Board Member of Uqpiagvik Inupiat Corporation;
President RurAL CAP; Co-Owner B&B Associates

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Chairman Eskimo Walrus Commission; Founding Chair
of Indigenous Peoples Council on Marine Mammals;
Elder Utqiagvik Presbyterian Church

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Rolling Stones Fan! Love to listen to music, reading,
fishing, and being with family and friends.

Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 42 DISCRIMINATION: GENDER ID.;SEXUAL ORIENT. REPRESENTATIVES MUNOZ, NAGEAK
(H) STA 01/21/2015
HB 171 SCHOOL DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION GRANTS REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
(H) EDC 04/01/2015
HJR 10 OPPOSE ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 09/01/2015



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 47 PERS CONTRIBUTIONS BY MUNICIPALITIES REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
(H) RLS 04/07/2016
HB 132 AGDC SUPPORT OF NATURAL GAS PROJECTS REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 04/17/2015
HB 179 FOOD PROGRAM DONATIONS; FISH AND GAME REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) RES 04/08/2015
HB 186 RESTRICTED OFF HWY DRIVER'S LICENSE REPRESENTATIVE KREISS-TOMKINS
(H) STA 04/06/2016
HB 209 WATER AND SEWER ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER
CHAPTER 48 SLA 16 07/28/2016
HB 234 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE REPRESENTATIVE VAZQUEZ
CHAPTER 17 SLA 16 06/13/2016
HB 275 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY;KATIE JOHN DAY REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
(S) STA 04/04/2016
HB 328 REGULATION OF SMOKING REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
(H) JUD 04/01/2016
HJR 26 CONST. AM: ELECTED ATTORNEY GENERAL REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON
(H) JUD 04/19/2015
HR 6 MAX F. GRUENBERG JR. COMMITTEE ROOM REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
HOUSE RESOLVE 6 08/26/2016

Legislative Service: