updated September 11, 2016)
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State Director Jenny Lauesen
LSM (Jan. 2015-April 2016), business development manager (2013-14) and senior account manager (Aug. 2010-2013) for Coastal Television Broadcasting Company LLC. B.A. in philosophy from Beloit College, 2003.
Chairwoman Casey Steinau
(from Jan. 2016 after Michael Wenstrup resigned)
Owner of Big
Lake Self Storage since 2008. Served as field representative for
Sen. Mark Begich. Long-time community volunteer for a variety of
causes from garbage clean-up to the fight against homelessness.
Member of the Mat-Su MLK Jr. Foundation, advisory board member of the
Mat-Su Food Bank, and board member of the Big Lake Community
Council. B.A. in liberal arts from Shimer College.
Executive Director Kay Brown
2011) Previously project manager for Alaskans for Fair
Redistricting. Worked on Bob Poe's gubernatorial campaign.
Communications director for the Alaska Democratic Party for four years
through 2009. Communications consultant. Co-owner, editor
and reporter for the Alaska
Advocate, reporter for the Anchorage
International. Elected and served five terms
(1986-1996) in the Alaska House of Representatives. Director of
Oil and Gas, Department of Natural Resources, 1982-86. Deputy
Director of Minerals and Energy Management, 1979-82. Policy
analyst for the Legislative Research Agency, 1978-79. Legislative
aide. Alaska resident since 1976. B.A. from Baylor
Vice Chair Larry Murakami
Secretary Lynda Zaugg
Treasurer Cyndi Cieslak
Committeewoman Kim Metcalfe
National Committeeman Ian Olson