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33rd Legislature(2023-2024)

Member Information

Kim Elton
1995-1998 Representative District  
1999-2010 Senator District
Date and Place of Birth:
April 9, 1948
Havre, Montana 
Writer and Contractor 
Residency in Alaska:
High School - Juneau Douglas High School 1962-66
College/University - St. Olaf College, 1966-68; University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1972-74 
Military Service:
U.S. Army, 1969-71, Vietnam service, Honorable Discharge 
Political and Government Positions:
State Senate 1999-Present;
House of Representatives, 1995-98;
Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Special Committee on Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committee;
Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute;
Juneau Borough Assembly Member, 1989-1994;
Assistant State Ombudsman;
Staff, Legislative Ethics Committee;
Director of Policy for Lieutenant Governor Terry Miller;
Member, State Board of Education's Task Force on School Funding 
Business and Professional Positions:
Editor, Juneau Empire, 1976-78;
Newspaper Reporter/Editor for Anchorage Times and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner;
Commercial Fishing (troller);
Member, Alaska State Salary Commission 
Special Interests:
Hiking, black & white photography, fishing, golf