Andrew Gray was elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2022 to represent the UMED District in Anchorage. He serves on the Judiciary, Ways & Means, and Military & Veterans Affairs committees. During his first session in Juneau, he brought forward legislation related to housing and homelessness and carried Senate Bill 119 in the House, which requires the Department of Corrections to provide valid photo ID to all incarcerated people upon their release; the bill passed both chambers unanimously. He also co-chairs the Freshmen Caucus with Rep. Justin Ruffridge of Soldotna. Outside the Capitol, he is a physician assistant at Alaska Urgent Care and in the Alaska Army National Guard, with whom he deployed to Kosovo in 2019. He hosts two podcasts: East Anchorage Book Club and East Anchorage Matters, which feature interviews with Alaskans of political interest. He and his husband Jay and their 9-year-old son Waylon have been members of AUUF since 2017.
Justin Ruffridge was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2022 to serve the Kenai/ Soldotna area. His parents, both educators, moved their family to Alaska in 1994, where they taught at a small Christian school. Justin graduated from high school in 2001 and Washington State University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008. He married his wife Jessie in 2004, and after graduation, they moved back to the Kenai Peninsula to help care for Jessies terminally ill mother. Justin began his pharmacy career at Soldotna Professional Pharmacy, and in the years since, he and a business partner acquired the Soldotna Pharmacy, the Juneau Drug Company in downtown Juneau, and the Alpine Apothecary Pharmacy in Girdwood. Justin was briefly on the Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission before serving on the Soldotna City Council. He has advocated for those struggling to find housing and worked diligently on Covid prevention, mitigation, and treatment efforts during the pandemic. He enjoys coaching Little League.