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Representative Pete Higgins  (R-5, Chena Ridge)

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 424
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3883
Fax: 907-465-3833

Interim Info:

1292 Saddler Way, Ste 328
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: 907-452-6084
Fax: 907-452-6096
Toll Free: 877-465-4976

Elected to the House:

2012

Office Staff

Thomas Studler
Chief of Staff
907-465-6879
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-6084
Fairbanks: May-Dec
Julie Morris
Committee Aide
907-465-4230
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Clifton Coghill
Legislative Aide
907-465-4976
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-6084
Fairbanks: May-Dec

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
October 26, 1957
Phoenix, Arizona
Residency:
Phoenix, Arizona: 1957 - 1965
Anchorage, Alaska: 1965 - 1967
Fairbanks, Alaska: 1967 - present
Omaha, Nebraska (attend college): 1995 - 1999
Occupation:
Self-Employed, Dentist
Family:
Wife: Christine
5 Children
Education:
Austin E. Lathrop HS, Graduated: 1976
Hutchison Career Center Fairbanks, Alaska: 1979
   - Licensed and Certified A&P Mechanic
University of Alaska Fairbanks: 1991 - 1995
Creighton Dental School, Omaha Nebraska 1995-1999, DDS Degree
Military:
Alaska Air National Guard: 1987 - 1999
   - Crew Chief, KC-135, Service in Operation Desert Shield
Other Political and Government Positions:
28th Alaska Legislature, House of Representatives, District 5: 2013 - 2014
Delegate, Alaska State Republican Convention, Anchorage, Alaska: 2012
Delegate, National Republican Convention, Tempa, Florida: 2012
Candidate, Alaska State Senate: 2010
Delegate, Alaska State Republican Convention, Juneau, Alaska: 2010
Delegate, Alaska State Republican Convention, Anchorage, Alaska: 2008
Delegate, National Republican Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota: 2008
Chairman, District 8, Fairbanks, Alaska: 2008
Business and Professional Positions:
Pwner, Pete B. Higgins DDS LLC, Four Corners Dental Group: 1999 - present
   - Offices in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Wasilla
Owner/Partner, PDNG LLC Mining Company: 2013 - present
President, Alaska Dental Outreach Corporation: 2008
President, Alaska Dental Society: 2007 - 2008
Treasurer, Vice-President, Alaska Dental Society: 2005 - 2007
Special Interests:
Mining, Downhill Skiing, Fishing

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