Mr. Peterson is a fourth-generation Alaskan who was raised in Juneau. He received his law degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and worked as the Deputy Magistrate and Law Clerk in Barrow in the two years before his appointment. He also holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland and a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Saint Leo University in Florida. He has extensive experience volunteering abroad, including in India, Ukraine and South Africa.
Mr. Peterson is excited for the opportunity to serve the people of Delta Junction, Tok, and the surrounding area with humility and diligence.