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Diane Benson's Biography
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Diane E. Benson
Russian Orthodox & Tlingit Traditions
MFA, University of Alaska, 2002
BA, Theater, University of Alaska, 1985
Candidate, Alaska State Lieutenant Governor, 2010
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, At-Large, 2006
Candidate, Governor, State of Alaska, 2002
Member, Healing Racism Committee, 2004-present
Anchorage Municipal Commissioner, Americans With Disabilities Commission, present
Member, Native Student Services Advisory Committee, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2001-2002
Owner, Tleix Yeil Drama and Commentary, 2004-present
Owner, Northern Stars Theatre Services, 1996-present
Owner, Northern Stars Talent Agency
Experience, Truck Driver
Member/Faculty/Presenter, National Judicial College, 2000
International Cultural Coordinator, Arctic Winter Games, 1995-1996
Owner, Northern Stars Casting and Theatre Services, 1989-1996
Paralegal, Alaska Legal Services, 1986-1988
Public Relations Director, United Tribes of Alaska, 1985
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Chugiak Alaska Bikers Against Totalitarian Enactments, 1994-present
Member, Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, 1993-present
Member, Alaska Veterans Foundation, present
Member, Anchorage Tlingit/Haida Council, present
Former President, Camp 87, Alaska Native Sisterhood
Member, Military Committee, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, present
Life Member, National Congress of American Indians
Member, Alaska Press Women, 1994-2004
Member, Alaska Film Group, 1993-1996
Member, Local 959, Teamster's Union, 1974-1978, 1982-1983
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