Dan Sullivan was sworn in as Alaska’s eighth United States Senator on January 6, 2015. Sullivan serves on four Senate committees vital to Alaska: the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; the Armed Services Committee; the Environment and Public Works Committee; and the Veterans' Affairs Committee.
Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Sullivan served as Alaska’s Attorney General and Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, where he managed one of the largest portfolios of oil, gas, minerals, renewable energy, timber, land, and water in the world.
Sullivan served in the Administration of President George W. Bush as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Sullivan also served as a Director in the International Economics Directorate of the National Security Council staff at the White House, also under Dr. Rice.
Sullivan has a distinguished record of military and national security service. He is currently an infantry officer and Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
Sullivan earned a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a joint law and Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University. Dan and his wife Julie Fate Sullivan live in Anchorage, AK. They have three daughters.