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33rd Legislature(2023-2024)

Member Information

Dave Donley
1987-1992 Representative District  
1993-2002 Senator District
Date/Place of Birth:
8/29/54; Anchorage, Alaska
Construction Worker; Attorney; Labor Relations
Residency in Alaska:
Born in Anchorage, 1954-present
    High School - Dimond High School, 1969-72
    University - University of Oregon, 1972-76, B.S. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Debate Team
    Post Graduate - University of Washington Law School, 1976-79, Law Degree 
    Admitted to MENSA in 1986 
Business and Professional Positions:
    Alaska Bar Association, 1979-present; 
    Construction Laborers 341, 1974-present (member) and former Financial Auditor 
Service Organization(s) Membership:
    Past Community Service:
    Volunteer Fireman; Anchorage Waterways Council Issue Committee, Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, Alaska Juvenile Justice Committee, Board of Directors Forum 49, Alaska Bar Association Law Related Education Committee, Spenard Community Council Road Committee 
          Current Membership:
    Life Member NRA, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Special Interests:
Hunting, fishing, softball and bicycling
Other: Awards:
NRA Defender of Freedom Award, 1994
Alaska Outdoors Council Sportsman Legislator of the Year, 1989
Victims for Justice Service Award
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Award, 1992, 1993
Alaska Public Radio Service Award, 1990
Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Neighborhood Support Award, 1987
NRA Honor Roll, 1995
American Legion School Award
Victims for Justice Outstanding Service Award, 1997
Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year, 1998
Mayor's Award for Public Service/Midtown Park & Trail Project, 1995
National Federation of Independent Businesses Guardian of Small Business Award, 1998
Alaska Homebuilders Association "Big Hammer"  Award, 1998.