House of Representatives



Email: Senator.Anna.Fairclough@akleg.gov
District M
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-861-5688

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 514
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-3777
Fax: 907-465-2819
Interim Contact
12641 Old Glenn Highway Suite 201
Eagle River AK, 99577
Phone: 907-694-8944
Fax: 907-694-1015

Education:
Graduate of the Anchorage Public School District
Studied Finances at UAA & UAF

Alaska State Senate:
Chair, Legislative Budget & Audit Committee: 2013 - present
Vice-Chair, Senate Finance Committee: 2013 - present
Senate Resources Committee: 2013 - present
Senate Transportation Committee: 2013 - present
Senate TAPS Throughput Committee: 2013 - present
Joint Armed Services Committee: 2013 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives 2007-2012:
Chair, House Special Committee on Fiscal Policy: 2011 - 2012
Vice-Chair, House Finance Committee: 2011-2012
Co-Chair, House Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2007 - 2008
Co-Chair, Anchorage Caucus: 2007 - 2008
Vice-Chair, House Ways & Means Special Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Finance Committee: 2009 - 2012
House Health, Education & Social Services Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Resources Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Rules Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Transportation Committee: 2007 - 2008
House Military & Veterans’ Affairs Special Committee: 2007 - 2008

Other Political and Government Positions:
Co-Chair of the Labor and Economic Development Committee for NCSL: 2011 - 2012
Women in Government, State Director: 2007 - present
Chair, Energy Task Force: 2008 - 2010
National Sexual Violence & Resource Center: 2003 - 2010
Chair, CDVSA Task Force: 2007 - 2008
Anchorage Assembly: 1999 - 2007
AMATS Assembly Liaison

Business and Professional Positions:
Development Director for Hospice of Anchorage: 2007 - present
Former Executive Director, STAR - Standing Together Against Rape
United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 1496, Membership Services

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Founding Board Member, Alaska Veterans Museum
Anchorage Republican Women
Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Former Advisory Board Member
Chugiak Senior Center, Lifetime Member
Commonwealth North

Special Interests
Anna Fairclough is a lifelong Alaskan. She has lived in Eagle River since 1985 and has two adult sons, Cory and Garret whom both serve as volunteer firefighters in the local community. Anna is a graduate of the Anchorage Public School District and served on the Anchorage Assembly for seven years from 1999 to 2006 prior to being elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives in 2006. In 2012 she was elected to the Senate.

Anna represents Senate District M; a portion of downtown Eagle River, Hiland Road, Southfork Valley, Eagle River Valley and East Anchorage (South of DeBarr Road, and East of Baxter).

Previous to her election to the House of Representatives, Anna was the Executive Director of STAR - Standing Together Against Rape and continues to work closely with the non-profit community. She currently serves as Development Director at Hospice of Anchorage. Anna has also worked for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1496 as the membership service coordinator and is familiar with labor organization issues.

Anna has been active in numerous community organizations over the years including service on; the Anchorage Assembly as Past Chair and Vice Chair, the Mayor's 9/11 Task Force, AMATS Assembly Liaison, and Task Force for the Convention Center under the Wuerch Administration. Anna served on the National Sexual Violence & Resource Committee (NSVRC) and is a Founding Board Member of the Alaska Veterans Museum. She is also a member of the Anchorage Republican Women's Club.

Anna serves on the Senate Finance Committee as vice-chair and chairs the Finance Budget Subcommittees of the University of Alaska, the Department of Administration, and the Department of Revenue. She is chair of the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee and is a member of the Joint Armed Services Committee, Resources, TAPS Throughput and Transportation committees.