Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Geran Tarr
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
2013-2018 Representative District  
Biography:
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Environmental Studies and Women’s Studies from Ohio University;
Master’s degree in Public Administration (Policy Analysis focus) from University of Alaska Anchorage

Born:
Akron, Ohio

Occupation:
Adjunct UAA Faculty

Experience:

Airport Heights Community Council President
Top 40 Under 40 by The Alaska Journal of Commerce
Adjunct Faculty- UAA Biology Department (14yrs)
Former Chief of Staff - Senator Johnny Ellis (5 years)
Chair/Commissioner, Anchorage Women’s Commission. Appointed by Mayor Mark Begich, re-appointed by Mayor Dan Sullivan, (November 2008-present)
Founding Board Member/Member, Anchorage Farmer’s Market
District Chair/Campaign Volunteer, Alaska Democratic Party (2001-present)
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Delegate to Thailand
Volunteer, AWAIC Legal Program (1999)
Over a decade of working in workforce development preparing Alaskans for 21st century jobs
Many years working in legislature with extensive knowledge and understanding of the legislative process
Significant experience as community volunteer, advocate, and leader for under-served Alaskans
Project leader for numerous initiatives, including educational conferences, legislative campaigns, and neighborhood projects
Recognition for professional contributions through awards
Group Study Exchange (GSE), Rotary International (October-November 2003)