Bill Wielechowski

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Bill Wielechowski
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the J district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 16, 2007
Preceded by Gretchen Guess
Personal details
Born (1967-12-07) December 7, 1967 (age 46)
Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Laura-Daughter Willow
Alma mater Seton Hall University
Religion Roman Catholicism

Bill P. Wielechowski is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate, representing the J District since 2006. Wielechowski is of Polish origin; his grandfather came to America from Kraków in 1910[1]

Wielechowski was elected to the Alaska State Senate in 2006. He represents the Northeast Anchorage neighborhoods of Mt. View, Muldoon and Russian Jack. He has been a majority member of the Senate Bi-partisan Working Group since that time. He was re-elected in 2010. He has served on the following committees:

  • Co-Chair of the Senate Resources Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Joint Armed Services Committee
  • Chair of the Senate State Affairs Committee
  • Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Senate Transportation Committee Member
  • Administrative Regulation Review Committee Member
  • Finance Subcommittees: Military & Veterans' Affairs, Public Safety, Natural Resources, Court system, Health & Social Services, Administration

Prior to being elected to the Senate, Wielechowski served in the following positions:

  • President, Northeast Community Council
  • Commissioner, Anchorage Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Chair, Creekside Town Center
  • Member, Anchorage Mayoral Transition Team

Wielechowski also was selected as one of the Top 40 Alaskans under 40 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce and the Alaska Chamber of Commerce and graduated from Leadership Anchorage.

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