Alumni in Government

The University of Alaska is proud to be the alma mater for hundreds of current and past state leaders
including legislators, governors, as well as local government and federal officials.

Governor

Dunleavy
Mike Dunleavy
M.Ed – UAF ‘90

Senator

Begich
Tom  Begich
A.A. History – UAA ‘83

Senator

Birch
Chris Birch
M.S. Engineering Mgmt. – UAF ‘79
B.S. Mining Engineering – UAF ‘72

Senator

Costello
Mia Costello
M.A.T. – UAS ‘97

Senator

Giessel
Cathy Giessel
M.S. Nursing – UAA ‘00

Senator

Gray-Jackson
Elvi Gray-Jackson
A.A. – UAA ‘98

Senator  

Hoffman
Lyman Hoffman
B.B.A Business – UAF ‘74

Senator  

Hughes
Shelley Hughes
B.A. English – UAA ‘02

Senator

Kawasaki
 Scott Kawasaki
 BS Biomedicine – UAF ‘06

Senator  

Micciche
Peter Micciche
A.A. Business – UAA ‘02

Representative

Edgmon
Bryce Edgmon
B.B.A. Business – UAA ‘89

Representative

Foster
Neal Foster
BA Business – UAA ‘97

Representative

Hannan
Sara Hannan
BA Education – UAF ‘85

Representative

Johnson
Delena Johnson
B.A. Mathematics – UAA ‘92

Representative

Josephson
Andy Josephson
M.A.T. – UAS ‘92

Representative

Kopp
Chuck Kopp
B.A. Justice – UAA ‘88 

Representative

LeBon
Bart LeBon 
 BBA – UAF ‘75

Representative

Pruitt
Lance Pruitt
B.A. History – ‘03

Representative

Shaw
Laddie Shaw
M.P.A. - UAS

Representative

Tarr
Geran Tarr
M.P.A. – UAA ‘13

Representative

Vance
Sarah Vance
A.A.S. Accounting – UAA ‘03
A.A.S Business Admin – UAA ‘00

Representative

Wool
Adam Wool  
BA Physics – UAF ‘88

Representative

Zulkosi
Tiffany Zulkosy
 MPA – UAS ‘15

Commissioner

Anderson
Julie Anderson
Dept. of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
BBA – UAF ‘90

Commissioner

Johnson
Michael Johnson
Dept. of Education & Early Development
PhD Education – UAF ‘12

Commissioner

Lang
Doug Vincent-Lang
Dept. of Fish & Game
M.S. Oceanography – UAF ‘80