29th-30th Legislature (2015 -2018)

SENATE
ANNA MACKINNON





Senator Anna MacKinnon
District: G
Party: Republican

Legislative Service
2015-2018 Senator

Biography:
Introduction

Anna MacKinnon is a lifelong Alaskan. She has called Eagle River home since 1985, where she resides with her husband John. Her two sons, daughter-in-law, and grandson remain in Eagle River and call this community home as well. Anna studied finance at the University of Alaska after graduating from Service High School in Anchorage. She served on the Anchorage Assembly for seven years prior to being elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2006. In 2012, she was elected to the State Senate and represents District G which includes Eagle River, South Fork Valley, Eagle River Valley, Birchwood, and JBER.

Before her election to the House of Representatives, Anna was the Executive Director of STAR - Standing Together Against Rape. She then served as the Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage for six years.

Anna has been active in numerous community organizations over the years including service on; the Anchorage Assembly as past Chair and Vice Chair, the Mayor’s 9/11 Task Force, was the AMATS Assembly Liaison, served on the National Sexual Violence & Resource Committee (NSVRC) and is a founding board member of the Alaska Veterans Museum.

She currently serves as Co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, chairs the Departments of Law and Revenue Budget Subcommittees, and is a member of the Department of Administration, Governor, Legislature, and University Budget Subcommittees.

She is Vice-chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee and is a member of the Joint Armed Services Committee, Legislative Council, and Community & Regional Affairs Committee.

Education:

Graduate of Service High School, Anchorage, Alaska
Studied Finance at UAA & UAF
Alaska State Senate:

Co-Chair, Senate Finance Committee: 2015
Vice-Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 2015
Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2015
Legislative Council: 2015
Joint Armed Services Committee: 2013 – present
Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 2013 – 2014
Vice-Chair, Senate Finance Committee: 2013 – 2014
Senate Resources Committee: 2013 – 2014
Senate Transportation Committee: 2013 – 2014
Senate TAPS Throughput Committee: 2013 – 2014
Alaska State House of Representatives 2007-2012:

Chair, House Special Committee on Fiscal Policy: 2011 - 2012
Vice-Chair, House Finance Committee: 2011-2012
Co-Chair, House Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus: 2007 - 2008
Vice-Chair, House Ways & Means Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Finance Committee: 2009 - 2012
House Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Resources Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Rules Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Transportation Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Military & Veterans’ Affairs Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
Other Political and Government Positions:

Co-Chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee for NCSL: 2011-2012; 2014 - 2016
Women in Government, State Director: 2007 - 2013
Chair, Energy Task Force: 2008 - 2010
National Sexual Violence & Resource Center: 2003 - 2010
Chair, CDVSA Task Force: 2007 - 2008
Anchorage Assembly: 1999 - 2007
AMATS Assembly Liaison
Business and Professional Positions:

Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage: 2007 - 2013
Former Executive Director, STAR - Standing Together Against Rape
United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 1496, Membership Services
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:

Founding Board Member, Alaska Veterans Museum
Anchorage Republican Women
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Former Advisory Board Member
Chugiak Senior Center, Lifetime Member
Commonwealth North

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District G, Republican

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Introduction

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Anna MacKinnon is a lifelong Alaskan. She has called Eagle River home since 1985, where she resides with her husband John. Her two sons, daughter-in-law, and grandson remain in Eagle River and call this community home as well. Anna studied finance at the University of Alaska after graduating from Service High School in Anchorage. She served on the Anchorage Assembly for seven years prior to being elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2006. In 2012, she was elected to the State Senate and represents District G which includes Eagle River, South Fork Valley, Eagle River Valley, Birchwood, and JBER.

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Before her election to the House of Representatives, Anna was the Executive Director of STAR - Standing Together Against Rape. She then served as the Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage for six years.

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Anna has been active in numerous community organizations over the years including service on; the Anchorage Assembly as past Chair and Vice Chair, the Mayor’s 9/11 Task Force, was the AMATS Assembly Liaison, served on the National Sexual Violence & Resource Committee (NSVRC) and is a founding board member of the Alaska Veterans Museum.

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She currently serves as Co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee, chairs the Departments of Law and Revenue Budget Subcommittees, and is a member of the Department of Administration, Governor, Legislature, and University Budget Subcommittees.

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She is Vice-chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee and is a member of the Joint Armed Services Committee, Legislative Council, and Community & Regional Affairs Committee.

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Education:

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  • Graduate of Service High School, Anchorage, Alaska
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  • Studied Finance at UAA & UAF
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Alaska State Senate:

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  • Co-Chair, Senate Finance Committee: 2015
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  • Vice-Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 2015
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  • Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2015
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  • Legislative Council: 2015
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  • Joint Armed Services Committee: 2013 – present
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  • Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 2013 – 2014
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  • Vice-Chair, Senate Finance Committee: 2013 – 2014
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  • Senate Resources Committee: 2013 – 2014
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  • Senate Transportation Committee: 2013 – 2014
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  • Senate TAPS Throughput Committee: 2013 – 2014
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Alaska State House of Representatives 2007-2012:

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  • Chair, House Special Committee on Fiscal Policy: 2011 - 2012
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  • Vice-Chair, House Finance Committee: 2011-2012
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  • Co-Chair, House Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus: 2007 - 2008
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  • Vice-Chair, House Ways & Means Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • House Finance Committee: 2009 - 2012
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  • House Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • House Resources Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • House Rules Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • House Transportation Committee: 2007 - 2008
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  • House Military & Veterans’ Affairs Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
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Other Political and Government Positions:

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  • Co-Chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee for NCSL: 2011-2012; 2014 - 2016
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  • Women in Government, State Director: 2007 - 2013
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  • Chair, Energy Task Force: 2008 - 2010
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  • National Sexual Violence & Resource Center: 2003 - 2010
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  • Chair, CDVSA Task Force: 2007 - 2008
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  • Anchorage Assembly: 1999 - 2007
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  • AMATS Assembly Liaison
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Business and Professional Positions:

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  • Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage: 2007 - 2013
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  • Former Executive Director, STAR - Standing Together Against Rape
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  • United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 1496, Membership Services
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Service Organizations and Community Involvement:

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  • Founding Board Member, Alaska Veterans Museum
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  • Anchorage Republican Women
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  • Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
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  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Former Advisory Board Member
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  • Chugiak Senior Center, Lifetime Member
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  • Commonwealth North
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Legislative Service:

Prime Sponsorship
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
SB 6 ELIMINATE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME SENATOR MACKINNON
(H) FIN 04/08/2016
SJR 2 CONST. AM: G.O. BONDS FOR STUDENT LOANS SENATOR MACKINNON
LEGIS RESOLVE 53 09/15/2016



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 5 GUARDIANS/CONSERVATORS OF CERTAIN PERSONS REPRESENTATIVE HAWKER
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 05/14/2015
HB 8 POWERS OF ATTORNEY REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES
CHAPTER 50 SLA 16 07/28/2016
HB 11 NO INTERNET ACCESS TO SOME CRIM. CASES REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 1 SLA 16 02/26/2016
HB 15 ELECT MONITORING CREDITS;MITIGATING FCTRS REPRESENTATIVE WILSON
CHAPTER 20 SLA 15 05/14/2015
HB 35 MARCH 27: GREAT ALASKA EARTHQUAKE DAY REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 15 04/18/2015
HB 43 JAN 9: AK LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, TALERICO, VAZQUEZ, WOOL, CLAMAN
CHAPTER 1 SLA 15 04/03/2015
HB 44 SEX ABUSE/ASSAULT/DATING VIOL PREV. PROGS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 2 SSSLA 15 07/09/2015
HB 46 WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD VETERAN MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 33 SLA 15 06/02/2015
HB 56 ALASKA FIREFIGHTERS' DAY REPRESENTATIVES LYNN, CLAMAN
CHAPTER 7 SLA 15 05/05/2015
HB 76 GOV COUNCIL ON DISABILITIES/SPECIAL ED REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 5 SLA 16 05/04/2016
HB 161 MEDICAID: USED DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
CHAPTER 26 SLA 15 05/19/2015
HB 188 PERSON W/DISABILITY SAVINGS ACCOUNTS REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
CHAPTER 56 SLA 16 08/06/2016
HB 216 NAVIGABLE WATER; INTERFERENCE, DEFINITION REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
CHAPTER 14 SLA 16 06/02/2016
HCR 2 JAN 24 - 30, 2016: AK SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK REPRESENTATIVE GATTIS
LEGIS RESOLVE 5 09/01/2015
HCR 5 DECLARE 2015-2017 AS YEARS OF THE ARCTIC REPRESENTATIVE HERRON
LEGIS RESOLVE 12 09/01/2015
HJR 4 OFFSHORE OIL & GAS REVENUE SHARING REPRESENTATIVE SADDLER
LEGIS RESOLVE 8 09/01/2015
HJR 6 FEDERAL CONTAMINATION OF ANCSA LANDS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 09/01/2015
HJR 7 OPPOSE ALEUTIAN NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
LEGIS RESOLVE 6 09/01/2015
HJR 9 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 09/01/2015
HJR 10 OPPOSE ANWR WILDERNESS DESIGNATION REPRESENTATIVE NAGEAK
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 09/01/2015
HJR 13 RETAIN ARMY FORCES IN ALASKA REPRESENTATIVE REINBOLD
LEGIS RESOLVE 4 09/01/2015
SB 9 VOTER LIST ACCURACY; ELECTION PAMPHLETS SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 13 SLA 16 05/27/2016
SB 39 REPEAL FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT SENATOR STOLTZE
CHAPTER 35 SLA 15 06/15/2015
SB 43 IMMUNITY FOR FIRE DEPT. & MEMBERS SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 15 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 53 ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 33 SLA 16 07/06/2016
SB 63 NAMING ST. LIBRARY/MUSEUM & READING ROOM SENATOR EGAN
CHAPTER 6 SLA 15 05/05/2015
SB 71 VACCINE CERTIFICATION FOR PHARMACISTS SENATOR GIESSEL BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 16 SLA 15 05/11/2015
SB 72 DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS FOR PATIENTS SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 47 SLA 16 07/20/2016
SB 74 MEDICAID REFORM;TELEMEDICINE;DRUG DATABAS SENATOR KELLY
CHAPTER 25 SLA 16 06/21/2016
SB 89 SCHOOLS;PARENT RTS;ABORT. PROVDRS LIMITS SENATOR DUNLEAVY
(H) HSS 03/24/2016
SB 90 MEDICAID: USED DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SENATOR STOLTZE
(S) FIN 04/11/2015
SB 121 SECURITY FREEZE ON CERTAIN CREDIT REPORTS SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 22 SLA 16 06/19/2016
SB 124 EXTEND SUNSET ON AK COMMISSION ON AGING SENATOR STOLTZE BY REQUEST
CHAPTER 19 SLA 16 06/15/2016
SB 125 LEGISLATIVE MEMBERS OF AGDC BOARD SENATOR COSTELLO
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 07/20/2016
SB 127 INSURER'S USE OF CREDIT HISTORY/SCORES SENATOR HUGGINS
VETOED BY GOVERNOR 07/20/2016
SB 142 INSURANCE FOR ANTI-CANCER MEDICATION SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 34 SLA 16 07/06/2016
SB 170 DNR FEES FOR GEOLOGICAL SERVICES SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 27 SLA 16 06/22/2016
SB 180 PARENT-GUARDIAN/CHILD:TEMP. POWER OF ATTY SENATOR GIESSEL
CHAPTER 28 SLA 16 06/22/2016
SB 196 POWER COST EQ FUND: RESERVE ACCT;DIVIDEND SENATOR HOFFMAN
CHAPTER 43 SLA 16 07/20/2016
SCR 1 CIVICS EDUCATION TASK FORCE SENATOR STEVENS
LEGIS RESOLVE 34 08/16/2016
SCR 6 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH:APRIL 2015 SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 10 09/01/2015
SCR 20 SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH:APRIL 2016 SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 33 08/16/2016
SJR 13 OCS OIL & GAS EXPLORATION/DEVELOPMENT SENATOR COGHILL
LEGIS RESOLVE 26 09/01/2015
SJR301 SUPPORT O&G LEASES ON ARCTIC OCS SENATOR STOLTZE
LEGIS RESOLVE 30 11/05/2015

Legislative Service: