Senate Committee Memberships

Finance Committee

  • Senator Bert Stedman, Co-Chair
  • Senator Natasha von Imhof, Co-Chair
  • Senator Click Bishop
  • Senator Peter Micciche
  • Senator Mike Shower
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • Senator David Wilson
  • Senator Donald Olson
  • Senator Bill Wielechowski

Judiciary Committee

  • Senator Shelley Hughes, Chair
  • Senator Lora Reinbold, Vice Chair
  • Senator Peter Micciche
  • Senator Mike Shower
  • Senator Jesse Kiehl

Resources Committee

  • Senator Chris Birch, Chair
  • Senator John Coghill, Vice Chair
  • Senator Click Bishop
  • Senator Cathy Giessel
  • Senator Lora Reinbold
  • Senator Scott Kawasaki
  • Senator Jesse Kiehl

Labor & Commerce

  • Senator Lora Reinbold, Chair
  • Senator Mia Costello, Vice Chair
  • Senator Chris Birch
  • Senator Click Bishop
  • Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson

State Affairs Committee

  • Senator Mike Shower, Chair
  • Senator John Coghill, Vice Chair
  • Senator Peter Micciche
  • Senator Lora Reinbold
  • Senator Scott Kawasaki

Health & Social Services Committee

  • Senator David Wilson, Chair
  • Senator John Coghill, Vice Chair
  • Senator Cathy Giessel
  • Senator Gary Stevens
  • Senator Tom Begich

Education Committee

  • Senator Gary Stevens, Chair
  • Senator Shelley Hughes, Vice Chair
  • Senator Chris Birch
  • Senator Mia Costello
  • Senator Tom Begich

Community & Regional Affairs

  • Senator Click Bishop, Chair
  • Senator Chris Birch, Vice Chair
  • Senator Mia Costello
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson

Transportation Committee

  • Senator Shelley Hughes, Chair
  • Senator Mike Shower, Vice Chair
  • Senator Peter Micciche
  • Senator David Wilson
  • Senator Jesse Kiehl

Rules Committee

  • Senator John Coghill, Chair
  • Senator Cathy Giessel, Vice Chair
  • Senator Natasha von Imhof 
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • Senator Tom Begich

Joint Armed Services Committee

  • Senator Mike Shower, Senate Chair
  • Senator Mia Costello
  • Senator Shelley Hughes
  • Senator Lora Reinbold
  • Senator Scott Kawasaki

Legislative Budget & Audit Committee

  • Senator Click Bishop, Vice Chair
  • Senator Bert Stedman
  • Senator Natasha von Imhof
  • Senator Cathy Giessel
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • Senator Peter Micciche, Alternate 

Ethics Committee

  • Senator John Coghill
  • Senator Tom Begich
  • Senator David Wilson, Alternate
  • Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson Alternate

Legislative Council

  • Senator Gary Stevens, Chair
  • Senator John Coghill
  • Senator Mia Costello
  • Senator Cathy Giessel
  • Senator Lyman Hoffman
  • Senator Bert Stedman
  • Senator Natasha von Imhof
  • Senator Shelley Hughes, Alternate

Member News more >

Senator Lyman Hoffman

USDA Awards Grant for Rural School Broadband

BETHEL – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Service Program announced they are awarding a $25 million grant to GCI to build fiber optic broadband through...  Full Story >>

Senator Josh Revak

Legislators Celebrate Community Art

Giving freely of his time SPC Garcia, organized supplies, volunteers and worked weekends to convert a retaining wall at 10th and Hyder from graffiti into a beautiful community treasure....  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Swan Lake Hydroelectric Expansion Utilized after Record Rainfall

After a summer of record-setting rainfall, the Swan Lake Hydroelectric Facility reached full capacity following expansion totaling an additional 15 feet of storage for the first time....  Full Story >>

Senator Peter Micciche

Friday: Senate Hearing on Board of Fish Appointees, Public Testimony

ANCHORAGE – On Friday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO), the Senate Resources Committee will hold a hearing to take public testimony on and...  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Gravina Access Improvements Work to Begin, Final Bids Awarded

KETCHIKAN – Work will soon begin on a host of projects meant to enhance the movement of people and goods between Ketchikan and Gravina Island.  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Statement from Sen. President Giessel on Alaska LNG Export Approval

ANCHORAGE – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday authorized the Alaska LNG project to...  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Sen. Giessel: ANWR Decision a Positive Step for Alaska’s Future

ANCHORAGE – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision approving an oil and...  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Senator Stedman Thanks U.S. Coast Guard for 230 Years of Service

JUNEAU – On Tuesday, Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, congratulated the U.S. Coast Guard for its 230th year anniversary.  Full Story >>

Senate Majority Press Press

Statements from Senators on Passing of Rep. Gary Knopp

Senate President Cathy Giessel and Soldotna Senator Peter Micciche today issued the following statements after the tragic death of Soldotna Representative Gary Knopp....  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Senate President Giessel Makes Selection to Redistricting Board

ANCHORAGE – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, today appointed John Binkley to serve on the Redistricting Board  Full Story >>

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