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Representative Lynn Gattis  R-7, Greater Wasilla

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 500
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-4833
Fax: 907-465-4586

Interim Info:

600 E Railroad Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: 907-373-6285
Fax: 907-373-6286
Toll Free: 800-782-4833

Elected to the House:

2012, 2014

Office Staff

Steven Ricci
907-465-4924
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Tyson Gallagher
907-465-3973
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Andrew Ford
907-465-4833
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 

Committee Memberships

Biography

Occupation:
Owner, Gattis Aircraft
September 1983 - Present
Sales and leasing of aircraft in Alaska. All aspects of running and managing the business.
Education:
University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A. Aviation Tech
Graduated 1987
Other Political and Government Positions:
Board Member, Mat-Su Borough School Board: Oct 2011 - Jan 2013
Goose Creek Citizens Advisory Board Member
Pt. MacKenzie Comprehensive Plan Board Member
Alaska Transportation Council
Mat-Su Core Area Zoning Board
Business and Professional Positions:
Sales Manager, Northern Air Cargo
November 1987 - December 1992
Traveled to Alaskan remote villages setting up runway accessibilities for larger aircraft.

Sales Manager, Flying Tiger Lines
September 1983 - November 1987
Handled corporate sales and marketing efforts including contracts, bidding, presentations and negotiations. Supervised staff, coordinated sales between employees and increased the company's sales by 300%.

Area Manager for Western Alaska, Kodiak Western Alaska Airlines
June 1979 - September 1983
Responsible for the operations and dispatch for the Dillingham and King Salmon, AK. Budgeting & forecasting, and sales, cargo and passengers of 72 communities in the Western Alaska area. Supervision of more than 50 employees.

Real Estate Agent, Bowden Company Realtors
February 1977 - June 1979
Licensed real estate agent and in charge of the company's marketing activities, including ad placements.

Product Promotion, Stanley Thompson Company
June 1975 - February 1977
Costumer service for rural areas and mail promotions for grocery items.

Financial Management and Associates, Inc.
May 1973 - June 1975
Customer service for rural areas and mail promotions for grocery items.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America Board Member

Personal Legislation

HB 80 - Repeal College/Career Readiness Assess.
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act repealing the requirement for secondary students to take college and career readiness assessments.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-01-26



HB 107 - Board Of Regents Regional Residency Qualif.
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

An Act relating to the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-02-13



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.

Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: (S) EDC : 2015-02-25


Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake Day
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23



HB 81 - Exemption: Licensing Of Contractors
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to an exemption from the regulation of construction contractors.

Status: (H) FIN : 2015-02-23



HB 93 - Probation And Parole: Work, Travel Accom.
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Cathy Tilton

An Act relating to the duties of probation officers; and relating to conditions of parole.

Version: CSHB 93(STA)
Status: Transmitted To (S) : 2015-02-27



HB 97 - AK Performance Scholarship: Financial Aid
Sponsored by Rep. Jim Colver

An Act relating to application requirements for the Alaska performance scholarship program.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-02-06



HB 98 - Jury Duty Exemption For Teachers
Sponsored by Rep. Jim Colver

An Act relating to an exemption from jury duty for teachers; and amending Rule 15(l), Alaska Rules of Administration.

Status: (H) EDC : 2015-02-06



HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-25


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