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Name : Sarah Palin (Born Sarah Louise Heath)

Office filed for : Governor

Political Party : R

Birthdate : February 11, 1964

Place of Birth : Sandpoint, Idaho

Spouse : Todd Palin

Children : Track, Bristol , Willow , Piper, and Trig

Occupation : Former Mayor; Former Chairman, Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ( She fought her own party to expose corruption and when she was threatened with the loss of her job, she took it to the media and is determined to fight wasteful spending, government pork, and the "Good Old Boy Network." Palin enjoys an 80% approval rating from the Alaskan citizens.)

Length of Residency in Alaska : 42 yrs

Alaskan communities : Skagway 1964-1970; Eagle River 1970-1972; Wasilla 1972-present Education : Wasilla High graduate, 1982; University of Idaho graduate, B.S. Communications - Journalism, 1987

Political and Government Positions : Wasilla City Council; Wasilla City Mayor; President, Alaska Conference of Mayors; Alaska Municipal League Board; Chairman, Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission; Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

Business and Professional Positions : Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, APU ; Valley Hospital Association Board; former American Management Association; Alaska Outdoor Council; Alaska Miner's Association; Alaska Resource Development Council; Youth Court Steering Committee;

Service Organizations : Lifetime NRA Member; Iditarod PTA; former Salvation Army Board; Various Chambers of Commerce; Valley Youth Sports Coach, Hockey Team Manager; Honorary Member, Rotary

Special Interests : Hunting; Fishing; Snowmachining ; Running; Alaskan History; Biographical Histories of U.S. Founders Other : American Public Works Association, Alaska Chapter "Person of the Year" Award; State Chamber "Top 40 Under 40" Award

More About Sarah Sarah's parents arrived in Alaska in 1964 to teach school in Skagway. After moving to the Valley and graduating from Wasilla High, Sarah earned her Journalism degree from the University of Idaho. She worked in media and the utility industry before beginning her public service 14 years ago. Sarah was elected to two terms on the Wasilla City Council, and then two terms as the Mayor / Manager of Alaska's fastest growing community. During her tenure as Mayor she reduced property tax levels while increasing services and made Wasilla a business friendly environment drawing in new industry. The responsibility of managing dozens of employees including a growing police department and public works department, and overseeing the multimillion dollar capital and operating budgets provided her with hands-on, 21st Century relevant administrative experience. Sarah's demonstrated leadership was also recognized when she was elected by her mayoral peers as President of the Alaska Conference of Mayors. In this role, she worked with local, state and federal officials to promote solutions to the needs of Alaska's communities. Sarah served as Chairman of Alaska's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which regulates Alaska's most valuable non-renewable resources: oil and gas. She also served on the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. Sarah was named one of Alaska's "Top 40 Under 40″, Alaska's Public Works "Person of the Year", and was recently inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society at Alaska Pacific University. Married to the three-time champion of the world's longest snowmachine race (the Iron Dog), Sarah's husband is also a lifelong Alaskan and is a production operator on the North Slope. Todd and Sarah commercial fish together in Bristol Bay, being joined at their sites with their kids: Track, Bristol, Willow, and Piper. The state's Alaska Native heritage plays an important role in the life of this family. Sarah is currently an elected board member of Valley Hospital, has served on numerous boards and commissions throughout the State, and stays active as a marathon runner, sports team mom, hockey manager and school volunteer. Sarah's a lifetime member of the NRA and enjoys hunting, fishing, Alaska history, and all that Alaska's great outdoors has to offer. (Sarah also is the mother of a special needs child, Trig, who she gave birth to in April 2008. Although she knew before his birth he would have Downs Syndrome, she chose to give her son life and calls him a work of perfection.)

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She received her bachelor's degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho and attended the following schools * Hawaii Pacific University (Fall 1982), * North Idaho College (Spring 1983 & Fall 1983), * University of Idaho (Fall 1984 - Spring 1985), * Matanuska-Susitna College (Fall 1985) and * University of Idaho (Spring 1986, Fall 1986 and Spring 1987 ). Before this she graduated from Wasilla High School in Wasilla, Alaska.

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why has this question not been answered? As required on all work applications that info should be available. My understanding is that she worked a few months as a sports news commentator (left because it did not pay) and wrote a few sports articles for a paper for a few months. No other job until she became a city council member in Wasilla (1 of 5 or 6 member board) which was part time. After that Mayor of Wasilla. Some fishing with her husband during the runs. Then Gov for 2.5 years. As an HR person I would have a hard time considering her for employment without more information about here work history and the gaps after graduating from university.

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