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Committee/Member Information

Sharon Cissna
1999-2012 Representative District  

Date and Place of Birth:
April 5, 1942
Seattle, WA

Residency in Alaska:
Since 1967

High School:Federal Way, Washington 1960
College/University:University of Washington, University of Alaska Anchorage, B.A., 1972
Alaska Pacific University, M.S., 1992
Graduate Courses in Fiscal Management and Performance Based Budgeting

Political and Government Positions:
Airport Heights Community Council, Past President, Board Member Alaska State Legislative Aide: 1995, 1973, 1971 Alaska Voters for an Open Primary Anchorage Comprehensive Plan Citizens’ Task Force PTA Member, former Board Member Anchorage School District Outstanding Volunteer Award Chugach State Park Citizen Advisory Board, Past President PARK (lobbied/won voter approval area-wide park power, 1970) Co-Chair Chugach State Park Ad Hoc Committee, Chair (proposed/lobbied for Chugach State Park, 1969-1970) Graduate of Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) 1999

Business and Professional Positions:
Owner of publication services businesses from 1972-present
SOLUTIONS: family/individual counseling/consulting from 1974-present
Counseling work with troubled youth since early 1960s

Alaska Press, Women League of Women Voters, University of Alaska Anchorage Alumni Association, Alaska Pacific University Alumni Association, Airport Heights Community Patrol

Special Interests:
Long Distance Bicycling, Gardening, Sketching