Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Richard Foster
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
1989-2010 Representative District  
Other Political and Government Positions:
Majority Whip: 1991 - present
Co-Chair, Finance Committee: 1995 - 1996
Chair, Transportation Committee: 1991 - 1994
Co-Chair, Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs: 1993 - 1994
Finance Committee: 1993 - 1994, 1997 - present
Special Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs: 1995 - 2000
Deferred Maintenance Task Force Committee: 1997 - 1998
Alcohol & Alcohol Abuse Task Force Committee: 1993 - 1994
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Chair, Court System: 1999 - 2000
   - Chair, Military & Veterans' Affairs: 1993 - 2006
   - Chair, Transportation & Public Facilities:1993 - 1998, 2001 - 2006
   - Co-Chair, Governor: 1995 - 1996
   - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1995 - 1996
Bush Caucus: 1989 - present
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Former Board Member, Nome Community Center
Norton Sound Health Corporation
NW Community College
Rotary and Lions Clubs
Pioneer Igloo #1
Federal Selective Service Board
Nome Planning and Zoning Commission
Nome School Board
Nome City Council
Special Interests:
Enjoying the country, Music by Spank The Dog
Date/Place of Birth:
August 9, 1946
Nome, Alaska
Residency in Alaska:
Nome: 1946 - present
Occupation:
Retired Air Taxi
Education:
Nome High School: Graduated 1964
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
   - B.B.A.: 1964 - 1968
Military:
3 years service
U.S. Army, Captain
Vietnam Service Medal (2 tours)
Bronze Star Medal
Two Army Commendation Medals
Business and Professional Positions:
Former Chair, Sitnasuak Native Corporation
Former Board Member, Bering Straits Native Corporation
Member, Nome Eskimo Community (IRA Council)