Senator
Mia Costello



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


Session Contact
State Capitol Room 119
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4968
Fax:
Interim Contact
1500 W. Benson Blvd
Anchorage AK, 99503
Phone: 907-269-0117
Fax:

Date/Place of Birth

  • Anchorage
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
  • Senate Majority Whip
  • Chair, Labor and Commerce Committee 2021-Present
  • Member, State Affairs Committee 2021-Present
  • Member, Health and Social Services Committee 2021-Present
  • Member, Committee on Committees 2021-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 and Sports
  • Statehood Celebration Commission
Business and Professional Positions
  • Coach, NineStar Education and 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