Frank Vondersaar was born in Kokomo, Indiana. He has been a resident of Alaska for 32 years and is a Lawyer and Engineer. He received his B.S. in Engineering Science from Purdue University in 1972; M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from USAF Inst. of Tech in 1974; M.B. A. from Troy State University in 1985; his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton in 1989. Frank Vondersaar has been a practicing lawyer and professional engineer in Homer since 1989.