Sarah Palin Biography
||Former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Vice-Presidential Candidate
||Pro to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"...[A]s I said in my previous answer, I do support our troops, I support the mission there... [and] the idea of keeping the enemy outside of our borders."
Alaska Gubernatorial Debate, Anchorage, AK, Oct. 30, 2006
|Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the US - Iraq conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the US - Iraq conflict.
|Involvement and Affiliations:
||Governor of Alaska, Dec. 4, 2006-July 25, 2009
Vice-Presidential Candidate, 2008 election
Chair, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Chair, National Governors Association (NGA) Natural Resources Committee
Life Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)
Co-owner, commercial fishing operation, 1988-2007
Chair, Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, 2003-2004
Mayor, Wasilla, AK, 1996-2002
Owner, snow machine, watercraft and all-terrain vehicle business, 1994-1997
City Council Member, Wasilla, AK, 1992-1996
Television Sports Reporter, KTUU, Anchorage's NBC affiliate, 1987-1989
Former Chair, Alaska Conservation Commission
Former President, Alaska Conference of Mayors
||BS, Communications-Journalism, University of Idaho, 1987
||Born on Feb. 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID
Baptized Roman Catholic as an infant. Baptized in a Pentecostal Assembly of God Church as a teenager and attended that church until 2002. Has since attended several evangelical Christian churches in Alaska.