Richard J. “Rick” Solie, Jr.

Director for District 3

Rick Solie was elected to GVEA’s Board of Directors in 2020. He and his wife, Cherie, have three married children and two grandchildren. Rick is a 50-year resident of Fairbanks and is the owner of Solie Consulting, whose clients include Tower HIll Mines, where he serves as Manager of Investor & Community Relations. He has 30+ years of government and public affairs experience throughout Alaska in mining, oil and gas, healthcare, and government sectors. Rick is active in various community and business organizations, including as a Director of Alaska Miners Association, the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce and Radiant Church. He also serves as Chairman of the Alaska Board of the American Heart Association. In his free time, Rick enjoys boating, hiking, hunting and skiing. He’s focused on lowering the cost and improving the reliability of electric service to GVEA members.

District 3 seat will be next up for election in 2023.