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 87 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION ENERGY EFFICIENCY STD SENATOR MACKINNON
(S) FIN 03/29/2017
SB 126 VISITING PHYSICIANS WITH SPORTS TEAMS SENATOR MACKINNON
CHAPTER 28 SLA 18 06/18/2018
SB 136 RESTITUTION; BAIL; BONDS; UNDERTAKINGS; SENATOR MACKINNON
(S) JUD 01/16/2018
SB 165 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE FUND SENATOR MACKINNON
CHAPTER 46 SLA 18 06/29/2018
SB 177 MENTAL HEALTH TRUST:INVESTMENT/MANAGEMENT SENATOR MACKINNON
(S) STA 02/05/2018
SB 192 VOTING: ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY; FEES SENATOR MACKINNON
(S) FIN 03/21/2018



Cosponsored Bills
BillShort TitlePrime Sponsor(s)Current StatusStatus Date
HB 23 INS. FOR DEPENDS. OF DECEASED FIRE/POLICE REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON
CHAPTER 14 SLA 17 06/21/2017
HB 31 DOM VIOL/SEX ASSAULT:TRAINING; EXAM KITS REPRESENTATIVE TARR
CHAPTER 48 SLA 18 06/29/2018
HB 43 NEW DRUGS FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL REPRESENTATIVE GRENN
CHAPTER 53 SLA 18 07/13/2018
HB 64 READING PROFICIENCY TASK FORCE; DYSLEXIA REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND
CHAPTER 52 SLA 18 07/12/2018
HB 78 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY REPRESENTATIVE WESTLAKE
CHAPTER 15 SLA 17 06/24/2017
HB 132 TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES REPRESENTATIVE WOOL
CHAPTER 10 SLA 17 06/15/2017
HB 136 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER FRANCHISES REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
CHAPTER 50 SLA 18 07/02/2018
HB 143 NAMING THE DANIEL R. FAUSKE BUILDING REPRESENTATIVE CHENAULT
CHAPTER 2 SLA 17 04/08/2017
HB 151 DHSS;CINA; FOSTER CARE; CHILD PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE GARA
CHAPTER 15 SLA 18 06/07/2018
HB 186 FOOD DONATIONS REPRESENTATIVE TALERICO
CHAPTER 1 SLA 18 03/06/2018
HB 236 EXTEND: SENIOR BENEFITS PAYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE KAWASAKI
CHAPTER 8 SLA 18 05/10/2018
HB 240 DRUG PRICING; PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS REPRESENTATIVE GUTTENBERG
CHAPTER 100 SLA 18 09/04/2018
HB 287 APPROP: PUPIL TRANSPORTATION; EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE SEATON
CHAPTER 6 SLA 18 05/03/2018
HB 312 CRIMES/CRIM PRO;CONTROLLED SUBTANCES;BAIL REPRESENTATIVE CLAMAN
CHAPTER 22 SLA 18 06/14/2018
HB 336 SUPPORTIVE DECISION-MAKING AGREEMENTS REPRESENTATIVE MILLETT
CHAPTER 108 SLA 18 09/27/2018
HCR 13 DEDICATING THE AL ADAMS COMMITTEE ROOM REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
LEGIS RESOLVE 9 11/13/2017
HCR 19 GOVERNOR: AK NATIVE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY REPRESENTATIVE ORTIZ
LEGIS RESOLVE 35 10/05/2018
HJR 5 ENDORSING ANWR LEASING; RELATED ISSUES REPRESENTATIVE WESTLAKE
LEGIS RESOLVE 2 10/27/2017
HJR 6 SUPPORT ROAD: KING COVE & COLD BAY REPRESENTATIVE EDGMON
LEGIS RESOLVE 1 02/17/2017
HJR 12 OPPOSING GEN. ENGINEERED SALMON REPRESENTATIVE TARR
LEGIS RESOLVE 18 10/08/2018
HJR 33 DEVELOP: ARCTIC INFRASTRUCTURE/DEFENSE REPRESENTATIVE TUCK
LEGIS RESOLVE 28 10/08/2018
SB 9 MILITARY FACILITY ZONES SENATOR COGHILL
CHAPTER 4 SLA 17 04/28/2017
SB 14 TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES/DRIVERS SENATOR COSTELLO
CHAPTER 31 SLA 18 06/18/2018
SB 15 E-CIGS/TOBACCO/NICOTINE & MINORS; SALES SENATOR STEVENS
CHAPTER 57 SLA 18 07/13/2018
SB 27 READING PROFICIENCY TASK FORCE; DYSLEXIA SENATOR DUNLEAVY
(S) EDC 01/20/2017
SB 46 OCT 25: AFR-AMER SOLDIERS AK HWY DAY SENATOR WILSON
CHAPTER 5 SLA 17 04/30/2017
SB 65 JONESVILLE PUBLIC USE AREA SENATOR SHOWER
(H) FIN 03/29/2018
SB 108 MEDICAL CARE/LICENSING/MEDICAL BOARD SENATOR GIESSEL
(H) L&C 03/30/2018
SB 152 ESTABLISH: PATRIOT DAY;PTSI AWARENESS DAY SENATOR MEYER
CHAPTER 105 SLA 18 09/11/2018
SB 174 PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES SENATOR MICCICHE
CHAPTER 92 SLA 18 08/25/2018
SB 208 MARCH: SOBRIETY AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR GARDNER
CHAPTER 98 SLA 18 08/29/2018
SCR 14 DECORATION OF HONOR AWARD SENATOR COSTELLO
LEGIS RESOLVE 23 10/08/2018
SCR 17 APRIL 2018:SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH SENATOR MEYER
LEGIS RESOLVE 24 10/08/2018
SJR 5 SUPPORT OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF DEVELOP. SENATOR DUNLEAVY
(S) RES 04/17/2017
SJR 13 URGING CO-MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR SEA OTTERS SENATOR STEDMAN
(H) RES 03/29/2018
SJR 14 CONST. AM: PARENTAL CONSENT TO ABORTION SENATOR OLSON
(S) JUD 02/19/2018
SR 3 FEBRUARY 2017: BLACK HISTORY MONTH SENATOR BEGICH
SENATE RESOLVE 4 11/13/2017
SR 4 STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY SENATOR GIESSEL
SENATE RESOLVE 3 11/13/2017
SR 5 PURCHASE OF ALASKA; 150TH ANNIVERSARY SENATOR COGHILL
SENATE RESOLVE 5 11/13/2017
SR 7 DEDICATING THE JAN FAIKS CONFERENCE ROOM SENATOR GIESSEL
SENATE RESOLVE 8 10/08/2018
SR 8 FEBRUARY 2018: BLACK HISTORY MONTH SENATOR BEGICH
SENATE RESOLVE 9 10/08/2018

Legislative Service: