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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Gene Therriault

Date/Place of Birth: January 31, 1960 Fairbanks, Alaska

Residency in Alaska: North Pole/Fairbanks: 1960 - present

Occupation: Business Owner

Spouse: Wife - Jo

Children: Justin, Jordyn

Education: North Pole High School: 1978 University of Alaska Fairbanks: 1978 - 1983 - A.A. Computer Information Services - B.A. Business Administration Henry Toll Fellow Alumnus: 2004

Alaska State Senate: 2001 - present Senate President: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Committee on Committees: 2003 - 2004 Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Chair, State Affairs Committee: 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 Vice Chair, Administrative Regulation Review Joint Committee: 2005 - present Vice Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 2003 - 2004 Vice Chair, Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2005 - 2006 Armed Services Joint Committee: 2003 - 2006 Judiciary Committee: 2001 - present Rules Committee: 2001 - 2004, 2007 - present Transportation Committee: 2003 - 2006 World Trade & State/Federal Relations Committee: 2001 - 2004 Finance Subcommittees: - Environmental Conservation: 2005 - present - Governor: 2003 - present - Legislature: 2003 - present - Public Safety: 2003 - present - Administration: 2002 - 2004 - Corrections: 2001 - 2002 - Health & Social Services: 2001 - 2002 - Military & Veterans Affairs: 2001 - 2002 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 2001 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1993 - 2000 Co-Chair, Finance: 1997 - 2000 Armed Services Joint Committee: 1999 - 2000 Legislative Budget & Audit Joint Committee: 1997 - 2000 Finance Committee: 1993 - 1996 Finance Subcommittees: - Chair, Commerce & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Governor: 1999 - 2000 - Co-Chair, Legislature: 1999 - 2000 - Chair, Court System: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Labor: 1997 - 1998 - Chair, Natural Resources: 1993 - 1996 - Chair, Environmental Conservation: 1993 - 1994 - Administration: 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2000 - Community & Economic Development: 1999 - 2000 - Health & Social Services: 1997 - 2000 - Governor: 1997 - 1998 - Legislature: 1997 - 1998 Fairbanks/Interior Delegation: 1993 - 2000

Other Political and Government Positions: Legislative Assistant to Representative Mike Miller Senator, Associated Students: 1982 - University of Alaska

Business and Professional Positions: Board of Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation Bond Reimbursement and Grant Review Committee Board of Directors, North Pole Paper, Printing & Office Products: 1987 - 1991 Partner: - Hector’s Welding Inc. - T.H.E. Company - T.H.E. Farms

Service Organizations and Community Involvement: Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Fairbanks: 1990 - 1993 Volunteer Teacher, Junior Achievement: Fall 1989/Fall 1991 Member, Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 1993 - 1995 Alaska Outdoor Council Saint Nicholas Parish.

Special Interests: Family, Outdoor Activities, Church