Senator Bert Stedman
State Capitol, Room 518
Juneau, Alaska 99801-1182
Juneau: (907) 465-3873
Toll Free: (877) 463-3873
Ketchikan: (907) 225-8088

Staff Directory

David Scott

– Chief of Staff
– Constituent Relations

David is from Metlakatla. He has worked 16 years in the legislature in various roles and for various legislators. He has worked in my office for the last 9 years. David carries most of my personal legislation and is my current chief of staff. He is a veteran and before coming to the Legislature was a rescue swimmer for the United States Navy on the USS Stethem. He currently lives in Ketchikan with his wife and two daughters.

Pete Ecklund

– Operating Budget
– Senate Finance Committee Aide

Pete is from Ketchikan. He began working for the Legislature in 1994. During this time, Pete has coordinated and worked closely for many years on the operating budget for co-chairmen in both the House and Senate Finance Committees. He has overseen twelve operating budgets, seven capital budgets and has done committee legislation once. In 30 years, Pete has never worked in a minority office, and spent 25 of those years working for a member of one of the Finance Committees. Pete has been an integral part of my team for 5 years as one of my Operating Budget Coordinators and a Senate Finance Committee Aide.

Rose Foley

– Legislative Aide
– Constituent Relations

Rose is from Juneau/Gustavus and joined my office in 2023. Rose is a jack of all trades with a diverse work history in public finance, legislation and constituent services. She is involved in working on the operating budget, my personal legislation, community relations, and office communications. She first worked in the Senate Finance Committee in 2005. Since then, Rose has held a variety of roles in the legislative and executive branches.

Amanda Ryder

– Operating Budget
– Senate Finance Committee Aide

Amanda has worked as the Operating Budget Coordinator for the Legislative Finance Division for more than twenty years. She joined my team in 2021 and works on the operating budget for the finance committee. Amanda and her husband have lived in Juneau since 1990. Prior to that, she lived in Wrangell and near Hoonah for several years. She loves reading and playing a variety of sports such as volleyball, pickleball, and golf.

Margeaux Ljungberg

– Front Desk

Margeaux joined the team in March 2022. Originally from the Midwest, Margeaux began working in Alaska as a seasonal performer in 2004. She moved to Skagway in 2007 and then relocated to Juneau in 2015 with her husband and daughter. Prior to coming tot eh Legislature Margeaux had a career in tourism and then worked as the Judicial Assistant to Presiding Judge Amy Mead with the Alaska Court System. Margeaux coordinates the schedule in the office and is most likely the voice you hear on the phone when you call the Juneau office. In her spare time, Margeaux can be found performing at various Juneau venues and events.