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Click Bishop
Republican
District C
Fairbanks

How to contact:
Senator.Click.Bishop@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 115
907-465-2327 | Juneau
907-456-8161 | Fairbanks

@CLICK_BISHOP

Legislative Duties
Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee chair
Senate Energy Committee co-chair
Senate Transportation Committee vice chair
Legislative Budget & Audit Committee member
Senate Finance Committee member
Joint Armed Services Committee member

Professional Background
State government, union business, operating engineer, placer mining
Senator since 2013
Rampart Exploration LLC placer mining
Department of Labor & Workforce Development commissioner, 2007-2012
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302 administrator, 1991-2006
Operating engineer, 1974-1991


John Coghill
Republican
District B
North Pole

How to contact:
Sen.John.Coghill@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 119
907-465-3719 | Juneau
907-451-2963 | North Pole

@SenatorCoghill

Legislative Duties
Senate Majority leader
Joint Armed Services Committee co-chair
Senate Judiciary Committee vice chair
Senate State Affairs Committee vice chair
Senate Rules Committee member
Senate Resources Committee member
Legislative Council member

Professional Background
Small business, church work, Republican Party
Senator since 2009
House member, 1998-2009
U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, 1969-1974

Mia Costello
Republican
District K
Anchorage

How to contact:
Senator.Mia.Costello@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 510
907-465-4968 | Juneau
907-269-0117 | Anchorage

@MiaCostelloAK

Legislative Duties
Senate Labor & Commerce Committee chair
Senate Resources Committee vice chair
Senate Judiciary Committee member
Administrative Regulation Review Committee member

Professional Background
State government, education
Freshman senator
House member since 2011-2014
Former tutor with Nine Star Education & Employment Services
Rental properties
Former deputy director of communications for Gov. Frank Murkowski
Legislative aide to Rep. Norm Rokeberg, 1995-1996
Former public information officer to Gov. Wally Hickel
Former high school teacher in Juneau and Anchorage

Mike Dunleavy
Republican
District E
Wasilla

How to contact:
Sen.Mike.Dunleavy@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 11
907-465-6600 | Juneau
907-376-3370 | Wasilla

@SenDunleavy

Legislative Duties
Senate Education Committee chair
Senate Finance Committee member
Senate Transportation Committee member

Professional Background
Education
Senator since 2013
Mat-Su Borough School Board, 2011-2013
UAF director of K-12 outreach, 2011
Dunleavy Educational Services (education consulting)
Former teacher, principal and superintendent

Dennis Egan
Democrat
District Q
Juneau

How to contact:
Sen.Dennis.Egan@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 417
907-465-4947 | Juneau

Legislative Duties
Senate Transportation Committee member
Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee member
Senate Energy Committee member
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics member

Professional Background
Radio broadcasting, municipal government
Senator since 2009
Host of KINY-AM’s “Problem Corner” since 1986
President and general manager of Alaska-Juneau Communications, Inc., 1986-2009
Mayor of Juneau, 1995-2000
Juneau Assembly, 1989-1995
Alaska Army National Guard, 1967-1974

Johnny Ellis
Democrat
District J
Anchorage

How to contact:
Sen.Johnny.Ellis@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 7
907-465-3704 | Juneau
907-269-0169 | Anchorage

@SenJohnnyEllis

Legislative Duties
Senate Health & Social Services Committee member
Senate Labor & Commerce Committee member

Professional Background
State government, real estate, small business
Senator since 1993
House member, 1987-1992
Rental properties
Alaska Political Insights (consulting)
Partner in Ellis Brothers (properties and investments)
Former partner of Macuir Company, 1992-2006
Former owner of Alaska Natural (wholesale gifts), 1990-2002
Legislative aide to Rep. Don Clocksin, 1985-1986

Berta Gardner
Democrat
District I
Anchorage

How to contact:
Senator.Berta.Gardner@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 9
907-465-4930 | Juneau
907-269-0174 | Anchorage

Legislative Duties
Senate Minority leader
Senate Rules Committee member
Senate Education Committee member
Administrative Regulation Review Committee member
Senate World Trade Committee member
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics alternate

Professional Background
Small business, community councils
Senator since 2013
House member, 2005-2012
Rental properties
Manager of Brown Bear Software, Inc., 1994-2013

Cathy Giessel
Republican
District N
Anchorage

How to contact:
Senator.Cathy.Giessel@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 427
907-465-4843 | Juneau
907-269-0181 | Anchorage

@GiesselAkSenate

Legislative Duties
Senate Resources Committee chair
Senate Arctic Committee co-chair
Senate Health & Social Services Committee vice chair
Senate Labor & Commerce Committee vice chair
Senate Education Committee member
Legislative Budget & Audit Committee member

Professional Background
Nursing, health care boards and commissions, Republican Party
Senator since 2011
Registered nurse, advanced nurse practitioner
Alaska Board of Nursing, 2003-2010
Anchorage Health and Human Services Commission, 2002-2008
Former president of the Anchorage Republican Women’s Club
Former vice-chair of the Alaska Republican Party

Lyman Hoffman
Democrat
District S
Bethel

How to contact:
Sen.Lyman.Hofman@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 508
907-465-4453 | Juneau

Legislative Duties
Senate Finance Committee member
Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee member
Senate Arctic Committee member
Senate Energy Committee member
Senate World Trade Committee member
Legislative Budget & Audit Committee member
Legislative Council member

Professional Background
Business management, municipal government, real estate, commercial fishing
Senator since 1995, 1991-1992
House member, 1987-1990, 1993-1994
Bethel Native Corp. board chairman
Bethel city manager, 1977-1985
Owner of Hoffman Rentals, Blue Sky Estates, Kisarelik Unlimited (residential leases), Golden Eagle Unlimited (school buses), Bethel Drilling & Welding, New York Creek and Associates (mining)
Former owner of North Star Gas

Charlie Huggins
Republican
District D
Wasilla

How to contact:
Sen.Charlie.Huggins@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 103
907-465-3878 | Juneau
907-376-4866 | Wasilla

Legislative Duties
Senate Rules Committee chair
Senate World Trade Committee chair
Senate State Affairs Committee vice chair
Senate Education Committee member
Legislative Council member

Professional Background
Military
Senator since 2004
Retired U.S. Army colonel, 1970-1995

Pete Kelly
Republican
District A
Fairbanks

How to contact:
Senator.Pete.Kelly@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 518
907-465-3709 | Juneau
907-451-4347 | Fairbanks

@Sen_Kelly

Legislative Duties
Senate Finance Committee co-chair for operating budget
Senate Rules Committee member
Senate Health & Social Services Committee member
Joint Armed Services Committee member

Professional Background
State government, University of Alaska
Senator since 2013, 1999-2003
House member, 1995-1999
Former University of Alaska director of state relations

Anna MacKinnon
Republican
District G
Eagle River

How to contact:
Senator.Anna.MacKinnon@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 516
907-465-3777 | Juneau
907-694-8944 | Eagle River

Legislative Duties
Senate Finance Committee co-chair for capital budget
Legislative Budget & Audit Committee vice chair
Legislative Council member
Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee member
Joint Armed Services Committee member

Professional Background
Nonprofit administration, municipal government, union business
Senator since 2013
House member, 2007-2012
Anchorage Assembly, 1999-2006
Hospice of Anchorage development director, 2007-present
Former executive director of Standing Together Against Rape
Membership services, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1496

Lesil McGuire
Republican
District L
Anchorage

How to contact:
Senator.Lesil.McGuire@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 121
907-465-2995 | Juneau
907-269-0250 | Anchorage

@lesilmcguire

Legislative Duties
Senate Judiciary Committee chair
Senate Arctic Committee co-chair
Senate State Affairs Committee member
Senate World Trade Committee member
Administrative Regulation Review Committee chair

Professional Background
Politics
Senator since 2007
House member, 2001-2006
Legislative aide to Rep. Pete Kott, 2000
Oregon Department of Justice law clerk, 1996-1998
Legislative intern for U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, 1993-1995

Kevin Meyer
Republican
District M
Anchorage

How to contact:
Sen.Kevin.Meyer@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 111
907-465-4945 | Juneau
907-269-0199 | Anchorage

@SenKevinMeyer

Legislative Duties
Senate President
Legislative Council member
Senate Labor & Commerce Committee member
Senate Rules Committee member
Senate World Trade Committee member

Professional Background
Business administration, oil industry, municipal government
Senator since 2009
House member, 2001-2008
Anchorage Assembly, 1993-2000
Investment recovery coordinator for ConocoPhillips Alaska, 2008-present
Purchasing representative for ConocoPhillips Alaska, 2000-2007
Director of administration services for ARCO Alaska, 1983-2000
Rental properties


Peter Micciche
Republican
District O
Soldotna

How to contact:
Sen.Peter.Micciche@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 514
907-465-2828 | Juneau
907-283-7996 | Kenai

@pmiccic

Legislative Duties
Senate Transportation Committee chair
Senate Energy Committee co-chair
Senate Finance Committee vice chair
Legislative Council member
Senate Judiciary Committee member
Senate Resources Committee member
Senate World Trade Committee member
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics alternate

Professional Background
Natural gas industry, municipal government, commercial fishing, real estate
Senator since 2013
Mayor of Soldotna, 2008-2013
Soldotna City Council, 2007-2008
Kenai LNG facility superintendent for ConocoPhillips Alaska, 2002-present
Various natural gas positions with Phillips Petroleum and ConocoPhillips, 1985-2002
Commercial fisherman, 1994-present
Rental properties

Donny Olson
Democrat
District T
Golovin

How to contact:
Sen.Donald.Olson@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 504
907-465-3707 | Juneau
907-269-0254 | Anchorage

Legislative Duties
Senate Finance Committee member
Senate Arctic Committee member

Professional Background
Aviation, real estate, medicine, international & maritime law
Senator since 2001
Pilot for North Slope Borough Search and Rescue
Owner/operator of Donald Olson Enterprises, Olson Ventures and Polar
Express Airways, Inc. (airport facilities and aviation)
Alaska State Medical Board, 1995-2001
Medical doctor, 1980s-1990s
Former president/CEO of Olson Air Service, Inc.

Bert Stedman
Republican
District R
Sitka

How to contact:
Sen.Bert.Stedman@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 30
907-465-3873 | Juneau
907-225-8088 | Ketchikan

@SenStedman

Legislative Duties
Senate Health & Social Services Committee chair
Senate Community & Regional Affairs Committee vice chair
Senate Resources Committee member
Senate Transportation Committee member
Senate Energy Committee member
Legislative Budget & Audit Committee member

Professional Background
Finance, commercial fishing, municipal government
Senator since 2003
Self-employed as Pioneer Capital Management since 1986
Rental properties
Former Sitka Assembly member
Former commercial fisherman
Former heavy construction tradesman

Gary Stevens
Republican
District P
Kodiak

How to contact:
Sen.Gary.Stevens@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 429
907-465-4925 | Juneau
907-486-4952 | Kodiak

Legislative Duties
Legislative Council chair
Senate World Trade Committee vice chair
Senate Education Committee member
Senate Labor & Commerce Committee member
Senate Arctic Committee member
Select Committee on Legislative Ethics member

Professional Background
Higher education, history, municipal government
Senator since 2003
House member, 2001-2003
Former mayor of Kodiak Island Borough
Former mayor of the City of Kodiak
University of Alaska, Kodiak College professor, 1975-1996
General manager of Northern Processors, 1970-1975
Retired U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant, 1967-1970

Bill Stoltze
Republican
District F
Chugiak

How to contact:
Senator.Bill.Stoltze@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 125
907-465-4958 | Juneau
907-376-4958 | Wasilla

Legislative Duties
Senate State Affairs Committee chair
Senate Resources Committee member
Senate Health & Social Services Committee member

Professional Background
Legislative staffer
Freshman senator
House member 2003-2014
Legislative aide to Sen. Rick Halford, 1997-2002
Legislative aide to Rep. Ed Willis, 1993-1996
Legislative aide to Rep./Sen. Sam Cotten, 1988-1992
Legislative aide to Rep. Randy Phillips, 1986-1988
Legislative aide to Rep. Sam Cotten, 1986
Legislative aide to Sen. Charles Parr, 1982
Former Chugiak Senior Housing, Inc., secretary/director

Bill Wielechowski
Democrat
District H
Anchorage

How to contact:
Sen.Bill.Wielechowski@akleg.gov
State Capitol Room 419
907-465-2435 | Juneau
907-269-0120 | Anchorage

@wielechowski

Legislative Duties
Senate Resources Committee member
Senate Judiciary Committee member
Senate State Affairs Committee member
Joint Armed Services Committee member

Professional Background
Labor law, state and municipal boards
Senator since 2007
IBEW 1547 lawyer
Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission, 2004-2006
Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board, 1999-2004
Department of Labor & Workforce Development hearing officer, 1999-2004