|Alaska House of Representatives District 32|
|January 26, 2015|
|Years in position||16|
|State House Minority Leader|
|Per diem||$238 or $253/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 1998|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Date of birth||January 8, 1956|
Kerttula's professional experience includes working as an Attorney with the Kerttula Law Office from 1998-2004, Assistant Attorney General, Commercial, Natural Resources, Oil, Gas, and Mining Section - Attorney General's Office from 1990-1998, and an Attorney with Kay, Saville, Coffey, Hopwood and Schmidt in 1988.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kerttula served on the following committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Committee on Committees|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kerttula served on these committees:
- Finance Subcommittees:
- Subcommittee on Governor
- Subcommittee on Legislature
- Subcommittee on Natural Resources
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kerttula served on these committees:
|Alaska Committee Assignments, 2009|
- HB 45 - "An Act relating to certain investments of the Alaska permanent fund, the state's retirement systems, the State of Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan, and the deferred compensation program for state employees in companies that do business in Sudan, and restricting those investments."
- HB 56 - "An Act relating to forgiveness of portions of education loans for certain borrowers who are residents of the state."
- HB 96 - "An Act relating to forgiveness of interest on certain state loans secured by a lien placed on potential receipts from litigation involving claims for injury, loss, or destruction of the natural resources affected by the March 24, 1989, Exxon Valdez oil spill; and providing for an effective date."
Kerttula ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 32. She ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Kerttula won re-election in the general election.
|Alaska House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Beth Kerttula Incumbent||95.7%||7,112|
Kerttula won re-election to the 3rd District Seat in 2010. She had no opposition.
|Alaska House of Representatives District 3|
|Beth Kerttula (D)||6,883|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Kerttula raised $22,380 in contributions. 
Her three largest contributors were:
|Alaska State Employees Association Local 52||$2,000|
|Alaska Public Employees Association||$2,000|
In 2008 Kerttula raised $45,866 for her campaign fund. Five of her top contributors are listed below.
|AK State Employees Assoc Local 52||$2,000|
|Public Safety Employees Association||$1,500|
|Operating Engineers Local 302||$1,000|
|International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers||$1,000|
|Carpenters & Joiners Local 1281||$1,000|
Kerttula is married to Jim Powell.
Kerttula is a member of the Juneau Nordic Ski Club, Alaska Native Sisterhood - Camp 2, and Alaska Legal Services Pro Bono Program.
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- Beth Kerttula's personal website
- - Representative Beth Kerttula
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Alaska's Democratic Caucus - Beth Kerttula profile
- Alaska Legislature - Bills Sponsored/Co-Sponsored by Rep. Kerttula
- Alaska Division of Elections - August 28, 2012 Primary Candidate List
- Alaska Division of Elections, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Alaska Election Division "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 16, 2012
- Alaska House of Representatives official election results
- Campaign funds
- 2010 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wilson
|Alaska House of Representatives District 32
| Succeeded by|
|Alaska House of Representatives District 3
| Succeeded by|
Steve M. Thompson (R)