Legislative Committee

  • The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to develop the district’s legislative priorities and promotes the district’s interests in Juneau.

    The Legislative Committee supports the School Board's mission to “Provide an excellent, equitable education in a safe, supportive environment so all students will succeed and contribute to a diverse and changing society. With the lion’s share of the district’s annual budget coming from the State, the Legislative Committee promotes the district’s interests in Juneau. Committee members lobby legislators and may travel to Juneau during the legislative session.

    Visit the Alaska Legislature Web Site to learn more about what is happening in Juneau.

2017-18 Meeting Dates

    • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 
      Agenda Packet            Minutes             Audio

    • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 
      Agenda Packet            Minutes             Audio 

    • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 
      Agenda Packet            Minutes             Audio

    • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 
      Agenda Packet            Minutes             Audio


    All meetings are scheduled for the Board Room, in the Administrative Center, 520 Fifth Avenue

Contact Information

Committee Members

  • Legislative Committee (10 members)

    • District Administrative Chair: Superintendent Dr. Karen Gaborik
    • School Board: Heidi Haas, President; Allyson Lambert, Vice President; Tom Bartels, Treasurer
    • FEA President: Sandi Ryan
    • ESSA President: Irene Matheis
    • FPA President: Grant Guy
    • Parent Representative: Jimmy Fox
    • Student: Macy Bateman, West Valley High School
    • At Large Community Member: Bart LaBon

    Administrative Support
    Lisa Pearce, Chief Financial Officer
    Sharice Walker, Public Relations Director
    Sharon Tuttle, BOE Executive Assistant & Committee Support