House of Representatives

District: 20
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-773-4968

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 501
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4968
Fax: 907-465-2040
Interim Contact
745 W. 4th Avenue Ste. 220 Rm.
Anchorage AK, 99501
Phone: 907-269-0117
Fax: 907-269-0119

Date/Place of Birth:
Anchorage - 1968

Residency in Alaska:
Lifelong Alaskan
Anchorage (1968-91, 99-03, 08 to present)
Juneau (1991-99, 03-06)
Fairbanks (2006-08)

Mother, teacher, public relations executive and Governor’s staff

Spouse: Andrew
Children: Andrew and Roman

West High School - Diploma, 1986
Harvard University - B.A. in Government, 1990
University of Alaska Southeast - Master of Arts in Teaching, 1997

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Finance Committee: 2011 - present

Other Political and Government Positions:
Governor’s Office Deputy Director of Communications; Legislative aide; State Public Information Officer; Intern coordinator for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens; Governor’s Outdoor Recreation and Trails Advisory Council; Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports; Statehood Celebration Commission.

Business and Professional Positions:
Coach, NineStar Education & Employment Services; Teacher, Anchorage and Juneau School Districts; Public relations executive; Owner, Mia Costello Consulting

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Alaska Outdoor Council; National Rifle Association; Alaska Airmen’s Association; Anchorage Republican Women’s Club, Juneau Big Brothers Big Sisters; Masters Swimming

Other Information:
Alaska Humanities Forum Teacher Exchange to Sand Point; Co-Nect Schools Excellence in Education finalist

Special Interests:
Youth literacy, flying, swimming and camping