100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Mike Chenault

Date/Place of Birth: February 25, 1957 Hobbs, New Mexico

Family: Wife - Tanna Children - Brandon, Elisha, Shanda, Miranda

Education: Kenai Central High School: Graduated 1975

Alaska State House of Representatives: Speaker of the House: 2009 - present Chair, Committee on Committees: 2009 - present Chair, Special Committee on Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Committee on Committees: 2005 - 2008 Econ. Dev., Trade & Tourism: 2009 - present Finance Committee: 2003 - present Labor & Commerce: 2009 - present Legislative Council: 2009 - present Legislative Budget & Audit: 2003 - 2008 Military & Veterans’ Affairs: 2001 - 2003 Natural Gas Pipelines: 2001 - 2002 Oil & Gas: 2001 - 2002 Resources Committee: 2001 - 2002 Special Committee on Oil and Gas: 2001 - 2002 School District Costs Task Force: 2005 - 2007 Finance Subcommittees: - Administration: 2003 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Court System: 2005 - present - Governor: 2005 - present - Health & Social Services: 2001 - present - Legislature: 2005 - present - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 - Public Safety: 2001 - 2002 - Resources: 2003 - 2004 - Revenue: 2005 - 2008 - University: 2007 - present

Other Political and Government Positions: Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board: 1999 - 2000 Kenai Fire Service Board: 1999 - 2000

Business and Professional Positions: Former President, North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Service Organizations and Community Involvement: Elks Club Moose Lodge

Special Interests: Snow Machines, Golf, Fishing, Children's Sports, Bowling, Computers