Geran Tarr

Geran is proud to call Anchorage home and really believes in making a positive difference in the community.

Geran Tarr Top 40 Under 40 Profile

Meet Geran Tarr

Professional Experience

  • Current Representative for District 19
    • Sponsored and passed measure opposing frankenfish (GMO Salmon)
    • Sponsored and passed measure raising awareness about child abuse prevention
    • Secured funding for important public safety improvements for our area
  • 2013 AYEA Legislature of the year
  • Member of Resources Committee
  • Member of Joint Armed Services Committee
  • Member of Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism Committee
  • Member of Administration Regulation Review Committee
  • Airport Heights Community Council, Past President
  • UAA biology faculty (15 years)
  • Airport Heights Community Council, Past President
  • Top 40 Under 40 by The Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • Adjunct Faculty- UAA Biology Department (14yrs)
  • Former Chief of Staff – Senator Johnny Ellis (5 years)
  • Chair/Commissioner, Anchorage Women's Commission. Appointed by Mayor Mark Begich, re-appointed by Mayor Dan Sullivan, (November 2008-present)
  • Founding Board Member/Member, Anchorage Farmer's Market
  • District Chair/Campaign Volunteer, Alaska Democratic Party (2001-present)
  • American Council of Young Political Leaders, Delegate to Thailand
  • Volunteer, AWAIC Legal Program (1999)
  • Over a decade of working in workforce development preparing Alaskans for 21st century jobs
  • Many years working in legislature with extensive knowledge and understanding of the legislative process
  • Significant experience as community volunteer, advocate, and leader for under-served Alaskans
  • Project leader for numerous initiatives, including educational conferences, legislative campaigns, and neighborhood projects
  • Recognition for professional contributions through awards
  • Group Study Exchange (GSE), Rotary International (October-November 2003)

PAID FOR BY TARR FOR STATE HOUSE PO Box 143141 Anchorage, AK 99514