Lance Parrish is a retired attorney from the private sector. Mr. Parrish had an active law career in Alaska for than 30 years where his practice focused in real property, business, commercial transactions, and workers’ compensation as well as insurance and employment issues affecting business operations. Mr. Parrish played a significant role in the privatization of the Fairbanks Municipal Utilities Systems that was finalized in 1997. Mr. Parrish has served on the board of directors of Fairbanks Sewer & Water, the company that purchased the water and sewer assets from the City of Fairbanks, since 1995, as well as the Doyon Utilities Management Committee since its inception in 1997. As a lifelong Fairbanksan, Mr. Parrish has served as Vice Chairman of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, a member of the Fairbanks School District Budget Review Committee and as a member of the Governor’s Commission for the future of the permanent fund. Mr. Parrish is a graduate of the University of Colorado.