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Session Office

January 18 - April 15

  • Phone: 907.465.4968
  • State Capitol Room 510
  • Juneau AK, 99801

Interim Office

April 20 - January 15

  • Phone: 907.269.0117
  • 1500 W. Benson Blvd.
  • Anchorage AK, 99503

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Personal Profile

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Mia Costello

District K, Republican

Date/Place of Birth

  • Anchorage - 1968

Residency

  • Lifelong Alaskan
  • Anchorage (1968-91, 99-03, 08 to present)
  • Juneau (1991-99, 03-06)
  • Fairbanks (2006-08)

Occupation

  • Mother, teacher, public relations executive and Governor's staff

Family

  • Spouse: Andrew

Children

  • Two boys

Education

  • West High School - Diploma, 1986
  • Harvard University - B.A. in Government, 1990
  • University of Alaska Southeast - Master of Arts in Teaching, 1997

Alaska State House of Representatives

  • Finance Committee: 2011 - 2014

Alaska State Senate

  • Chair, Labor and Commerce Committee 2015-Present
  • Vice Chair, Resources Committee 2015-Present
  • Member, Judiciary Committee 2015-Present
  • Member, Regulatory Review Committee 2015-Present

Other Political and Government Positions

  • Governor's Office Deputy Director of Communications
  • Legislative aide
  • State Public Information Officer
  • Intern coordinator for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens
  • Governor's Outdoor Recreation and Trails Advisory Council
  • Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
  • Statehood Celebration Commission

Business and Professional Positions

  • Coach, NineStar Education & Employment Services
  • Teacher, Anchorage and Juneau School Districts
  • Public relations executive
  • Owner, Mia Costello Consulting

Service Organizations and Community Involvement

  • Alaska Outdoor Council
  • National Rifle Association
  • Alaska Airmen's Association
  • Anchorage Republican Women's Club, Juneau Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Masters Swimming

Other Involvement

  • Alaska Humanities Forum Teacher Exchange to Sand Point
  • Co-Nect Schools Excellence in Education finalist

Special Interests

  • Youth literacy
  • Flying
  • Swimming
  • Camping
Personal Legislation

SB 14 ~ Transportation Network Companies

Senate Bill 14, the Let’s Ride Alaska Act, improves transportation and economic opportunity through innovation. The bill provides clarity in state law to allow for Rideshare companies to operate in Alaska.

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