Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Gary Stevens
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
2001-2004 Representative District  
2003-2008 Senator District
2009-2012 Senator District Senate President
2013-2018 Senator District
Date/Place of Birth:
  August 21, 1941

  McMinnville, Oregon
Residency in Alaska:
1970 - present
Occupation:
Retired Professor
Spouse:
 Wife - Rita
Children:
Anna, Matthew, Natalie
Education:
Taft High School, Taft, Oregon: 1955 - 1959

  Linfield 
College, McMinnville,
  Oregon

   - B.A.: 1959 - 1963

  University 
of Oregon

   - M.F.A.: 1963 - 1965

   - Ph.D.: 1982 - 1984
Military Service:
3 years service

  U.S. Army - 1st Lieutenant

  Army Commendation Medal

  National Defense Medal
Alaska State Senate:
2003 - present

  Majority Leader: 2005 - present

  Chair, Advisory Commision on Local Government:

     2005 - present

  Chair, Special Committee on University Oversight:

     2006 - present

  Statehood
  Celebration Commision: 2005 - present

  Vice-Chair, Community & Regional
  Affairs Committee:

     2003 - present

     Chair: 2005

  Armed
  Services Joint Committee: 2003 - present

  ASC Subcommittee On Homeland Security:

     2005 - present

  Legislative
  Council Joint Committee:

     2003 - present

  Chair, State Affairs Committee: 2003 - 2004

  Co-Chair, Special Committee on Fisheries:

     2003

  Vice-Chair, Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task

     Force: 2003

  Labor & Commerce Committee: 2003 - 2004

  Finance Subcommittees:

   - Community & Economic Development:

     2003 - present

   - Corrections: 2003 - present

   - Natural Resources: 2003 - 2004
Alaska State House of Representatives:
 2001 - 2003

  Co-Chair, Special Committee on Fisheries:

     2001 - 2002

  House Finance Committee: 2003

  Health, Education, & Social Services Committee:

     2001 - 2002

  Joint Legislative Salmon Industry Task Force:

     2001 - 2002

  Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002

  State Affairs Committee: 2001 - 2002

  Special Committee on Education: 2001 - 2002

  Finance Subcommittees:

   - Chair, Administration: 2003

   - Chair, Natural Resources: 2003

   - Education & Early Development: 2001 - 2002

   - Fish & Game: 2001 - 2002

   - University of Alaska: 2001 - 2002
Other Political and Government Positions:
NCSL 
Executive Committee:
    2005 - present

  Ex-Officio Member, Alaska
  Seafood

     Marketing
Institute

  Mayor, Kodiak Island
  Borough

  Mayor, City of Kodiak

  President, School Board

  Presiding Officer, Borough Assembly

  Board of Directors, Alaska Municipal
  League

  Alaska
  Conference of Mayors

  Vice-President, Southwest Alaska
  Municipal

     Conference

  Chairman, Kodiak Mayor’s Conference

  Member, Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force

  Ex-Officio Member, Alaska
  Aerospace Development

     Corporation:
2001 - 2002

  Host Committee, CSG Conference:
  2003
Business and Professional Positions:
Professor, University of Alaska: 25 years
General Manager, Northern Processors: 5 years
Director, Kodiak Oral History Project
President, Alaska Historical Society
Board of Directors, Alaska Humanities Forum
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Rotary International
Governor, District 5010
Special Interests:
Alaska, U.S. History