House of Representatives



Email: Representative.Harriet.Drummond@akleg.gov
District: 16
Party: Democrat
Toll-Free: 800-922-3875

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 112
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-3875
Fax: 907-465-4588
Interim Contact
733 W. 4th Avenue Ste 206
Anchorage AK, 99501
Phone: 907-269-0190
Fax: 907-269-0193

Harriet Drummond lives with her husband, Elstun Lauesen, in the North Star neighborhood, where shešs been a homeowner since 1984. Harriet is a graphic designer, self-employed since 1981, providing professional services in print design to the business and non-profit community. She worked for printers, architects and engineers in her early years in Alaska.

When her children entered school in the late 1980s, she took an interest in the Anchorage School District and its overcrowded facilities and in 1994 got elected to the Anchorage School Board, where she served three consecutive terms. Voters approved over half a billion dollars in school bond issues during her tenure that built and restored schools all over the district, including the new Kincaid and Lake Hood Elementary Schools and Dimond High School in West Anchorage.

Upon retiring from the school board in 2003, Harriet continued her neighborhood activism through the North Star Community Council, serving in many positions including chair, and as a delegate to the Federation of Community Councils, where she also served as chair.

Harriet grew up in New York City and earned a bachelor of science at Cornell University in 1974. She’s lived in Anchorage since 1976, almost entirely in West Anchorage. Harriet was elected to the Anchorage Municipal Assembly in 2008 and the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2012.