District: T
Party: Democrat
Toll-Free: 800-597-3707

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 508
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-3707
Fax: 907-465-4821
Interim Contact
716 W. 4th Ave. Suite 560
Anchorage AK, 99501-2133
Phone: 907-269-0254
Fax: 907-269-2031

Donald Olson

Senate District T, Democrat

Date and Place of Birth:

  • June 18, 1953Nome, Alaska


  • Doctor, Pilot, Reindeer Herder, Businessman


  • Spouse: Willow Olson
  • Children: Colby, Martin, Donald Jr., Maggie Rae

Residency in Alaska:

  • Lifelong Alaskan - Golovin, Alaska


  • Various flight schools to achieve: Airline Transport Pilot License; Commercial License, Airplane & Helicopters; Airframe & Power Plant Mechanics License; Inspector Authorization;
  • Seattle Pacific College; University of Minnesota, Duluth, B.A. Chemistry;
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks;
  • Oral Roberts School of Medicine, M.D.;
  • University of Colorado School of Law;
  • Cambridge University, Cambridge England

Political and Government Positions:

  • Alaska State Medical Board, Appointed by Governor Knowles, 1995

Business and Professional Positions:

  • President/CEO: Olson Air Service, Inc.
  • Donald Olson Enterprises, Inc.
  • Olson Ventures, LLC

Service Organization(s) Membership:

  • Alaska State Medical Association
  • Missionary Aviation Repair Center-Advisory Board
  • Explorers Club of New York
  • Aviation Medical Examiner

Special Interests:

  • Polar exploration, ivory carving, reindeer herding, aviation collectibles, reading