Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Ralph Seekins
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
2003-2006 Senator District  
Date/Place of Birth:
April 1, 1945; Duluth, Minnesota 
Occupation:
Automobile dealer
Spouse:
Connie Seekins 
Children:
Aaron, Ben, Andrea, Beth; grandchildren: Austin, Christian, Caleb
Residency in Alaska:
Since 1974
Education:
Hardin High School, Hardin, Montana; Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois) Major: Biology/Chemistry
Political and Government Positions:
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Board of Trustees, 1994 - Chair; Past member, City of Fairbanks Transportation Commission; Past member, Governor's North Slope Natural Gas Economic Advisory Committee
Service Organization(s) Membership:
Common Sense for Alaska, First Assembly of God Church, NRA, Fairbanks Rotary Club, Rotary Internation, American Quarter Horse Association, Alaska State Quarter Horse Association, Alaska Outdoor Council, Alaskans First
Special Interests:
Family, outdoor activities, wildlife studies, art, flying, youth sports.
Other:
UAF Business Leader of the Year, 1990; News-Miner Community Service Award Winner, 1989; Finisher, 1989 Yukon Quest.
Business and Professional Positions:
President, Seekins Ford-Lincoln-Mercury; Alaska Wildlife Conservation Association; Chair, 2002 National Ford Dealer Council; Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce,1982, Chair; Past commissioner, Alaska Baseball League; treasurer, Past executive board member and treasurer, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Fundraising co-chair, Tanana Valley United Way, 1996; Past member, Alaska Airlines Advisory Board