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Committee/Member Information

Geran Tarr
2013-2022 Representative District  
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
Akron, Ohio
Adjunct UAA Faculty
  • 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)