Senator
Mia Costello



Email: Senator.Mia.Costello@akleg.gov
District: K
Party: Republican
Toll-Free: 800-773-4968


Session Contact
State Capitol Room 510
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4968
Fax: 907-465-2040
Interim Contact
716 W. 4th Avenue Suite 509
Anchorage AK, 99501
Phone: 907-269-0117
Fax: 907-269-0119

Mia Costello

District K, Republican

Date/Place of Birth

  • Anchorage - 1968

Residency

  • Lifelong Alaskan
  • Anchorage (1968-91, 99-03, 08 to present)
  • Juneau (1991-99, 03-06)
  • Fairbanks (2006-08)

Occupation

  • Mother, teacher, public relations executive and Governor’s staff

Family

  • Spouse: Andrew

Children

  • Two boys

Education

  • 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 - 2014

Alaska State Senate

  • Chair, Labor and Commerce Committee 2015-Present
  • Vice Chair, Resources Committee 2015-Present
  • Member, Judiciary Committee 2015-Present
  • Member, Regulatory Review Committee 2015-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

Other Involvement

  • Alaska Humanities Forum Teacher Exchange to Sand Point
  • Co-Nect Schools Excellence in Education finalist

Special Interests

  • Youth literacy
  • Flying
  • Swimming
  • Camping