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

1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial

Ralph Seekins

Date/Place of Birth:April 1, 1945; Duluth, Minnesota

Occupation:Automobile dealer

Spouse:Connie Seekins

Children:Aaron, Ben, Andrea, Beth; grandchildren: Austin, Christian, Caleb

Residency in Alaska:Since 1974

Education:Hardin High School, Hardin, Montana; Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois) Major: Biology/Chemistry

Political and Government Positions:Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Board of Trustees, 1994 - Chair; Past member, City of Fairbanks Transportation Commission; Past member, Governor's North Slope Natural Gas Economic Advisory Committee

Business and Professional Positions:President, Seekins Ford-Lincoln-Mercury; Alaska Wildlife Conservation Association; Chair, 2002 National Ford Dealer Council; Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce,1982, Chair; Past commissioner, Alaska Baseball League; treasurer, Past executive board member and treasurer, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Fundraising co-chair, Tanana Valley United Way, 1996; Past member, Alaska Airlines Advisory Board

Service Organization(s) Membership:Common Sense for Alaska, First Assembly of God Church, NRA, Fairbanks Rotary Club, Rotary Internation, American Quarter Horse Association, Alaska State Quarter Horse Association, Alaska Outdoor Council, Alaskans First

Special Interests:Family, outdoor activities, wildlife studies, art, flying, youth sports.

Other:UAF Business Leader of the Year, 1990; News-Miner Community Service Award Winner, 1989; Finisher, 1989 Yukon Quest.