Representative Peggy Wilson is now serving her 13th year in the Legislature representing the new District 33. She chairs the Transportation Committee and also serves on Resources, Education, the Joint Legislative House Committee, and on several House Finance Subcommittees.
Peggy was born in Anamosa, Iowa, where she grew up on a dairy farm and attended local schools. She did post secondary work in Missouri and North Carolina and is a registered nurse.
In 2000, Peggy was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives and became the first woman in U.S. history to have been elected and serve in two state legislatures – North Carolina where she was elected to three terms and now in Alaska.
Peggy is passionate about Southeast Alaska and has fought valiantly for better education, healthy communities, affordable energy, fisheries concerns, regional transportation issues (including the ferry system), for our area and Alaska as a whole. She has also been a long time advocate for a statewide fiscal plan.
Peggy is an active member of her church, and loves spending time with Woody on their boat. They have 3 beautiful children as well as 8 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.