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 Chris Birch

Chris Birch, Senator, Engineer & Grandfather, Passes Away at 68

JUNEAU – Anchorage Senator Chris Birch passed away on Wednesday. He was 68 years old.  Full Story >>

Majority Press Office

Senate Restores Critical Programs, Provides for Sustainable PFD

JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate today voted to restore funding for programs critical to Alaskans and provide for a sustainable Permanent Fund dividend amount.  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Governor’s Call Amended to Include Capital Budget

Today, Governor Mike Dunleavy amended his call for the Second Special Session to include the unfinished capital budget appropriations bill and to change the session location from...  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Legislative Leaders Act With a Sense of Urgency as Veto Overrides Fail

This week, the clock ran out on the Alaska Legislature's constitutional opportunity to reject Gov. Mike Dunleavy's $444 million in budget vetoes through an override vote supported by...  Full Story >>

Majority Press Office

Alaska Legislature to hold veto override session on Wednesday

Joint floor session scheduled for 11:30a.m. in the Alaska State Capitol  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Statement from Alaska Senate President on Governor’s Vetoes

ANCHORAGE – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, today released the following statement on Governor Mike Dunleavy’s announced vetoes to the state’s operating budget....  Full Story >>

Majority Press Office

Legislature to Meet in Juneau, Hold Most Meetings in Anchorage

JUNEAU – The Alaska Legislature announced today it will convene in Juneau on July 8th for the 2nd special session, with the majority of meetings to be held in Anchorage....  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Senate President Giessel Statement on End of First Special Session

JUNEAU – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, today released the following statement on the conclusion of the first special session of the 31st Alaska Legislature....  Full Story >>

Senator Gary Stevens

Sen. Gary Stevens Comments on Release of $20 Million Grant to Schools

JUNEAU – With about three weeks remaining in the 2019 fiscal year, the Dunleavy administration this week distributed a one-time $20 million grant appropriated last year by the Alaska...  Full Story >>

Majority Press Office

Legislature Delivers Smallest Budget in 15 Years

JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate today voted unanimously for the smallest operating budget in 15 years, resulting in a $600 million surplus.  Full Story >>

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