Representative Mia Costello R-K, Anchorage
Session Info:State Capitol, Room 501
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Interim Info:733 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Elected to the House:2010, 2012, 2014
|Date/Place of Birth:|
Anchorage - 1968
Anchorage (1968-91, 99-03, 08 to present)
Juneau (1991-99, 03-06)
Mother, teacher, public relations executive and Governor's staff
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
Alaska Humanities Forum Teacher Exchange to Sand Point; Co-Nect Schools Excellence in Education finalist
Youth literacy, flying, swimming and camping
HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake DayPassed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.
Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: (S) STA : 2015-02-23
HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related IssuesPassed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. David Talerico
Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development; urging the United States Department of the Interior to recognize the private property rights of owners of land in and adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.
Version: SCS HJR 9(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-02-27
HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness DesignationPassed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak
Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.
Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02
HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In AlaskaSponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold
Urging the United States Department of the Army to maintain and strengthen the current level of its combat-capable structure in the state and not to reduce personnel at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Version: SCS CSHJR 13(STA)
Status: Await (H) Concurrence : 2015-03-02