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 Cathy Giessel

Statement from Senate President Giessel on Recess of 31st Legislature

JUNEAU – Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, early this morning released the following statement on the 31st Alaska Legislature’s...  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Legislature Approves Budgets, COVID-19 Emergency Funding

JUNEAU – The Alaska Legislature early this morning approved the state’s operating and capital budgets for the upcoming 2021 fiscal year, with critical emergency funding for the...  Full Story >>

Senator John Coghill

Legislature Extends Emergency Declaration, Provides Economic Relief

JUNEAU – In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Alaska Legislature early this morning passed a bill extending Governor Mike Dunleavy’s public health...  Full Story >>

Senator Click Bishop

Legislature Reforms Alaska’s Mining Policies

JUNEAU – The Alaska Legislature today passed a bill reforming the state’s mining policies.  Full Story >>

Senator Cathy Giessel

Legislature Expands Alaska Mental Health Services

JUNEAU – The Alaska Legislature today passed a bill expanding mental health services in Alaska.  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Senate Passes State Operating Budget with COVID-19 Response Funding

JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate today passed a bill funding state government for the upcoming 2021 fiscal year, a partial capital budget, and emergency funding to respond to the coronavirus...  Full Story >>

Senate Majority Press Press

Legislative Leaders to Alaskans: Help is on the way

JUNEAU – Today, Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Natasha von Imhof,...  Full Story >>

Senator Josh Revak

Alaska Senate Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

JUNEAU – Today, exactly 107 years after the First Territorial Alaska Senate passed a bill granting Alaskan women the right to vote, the Thirty-First Alaska Senate unanimously approved...  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Legislature Provides Relief Funding for Coronavirus Impacts

Bill also pays for last year’s firefighting and healthcare costs  Full Story >>

Senator Bert Stedman

Public Testimony Notice: Alaska Operating and Capital Budgets

JUNEAU – This week, the Alaska Senate Finance Committee will be taking public testimony on the operating and capital budgets beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday....  Full Story >>

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