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House District 19
Patti Higgins, Democrat



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DATE OF BIRTH: September 15, 1953
PLACE OF BIRTH: Fort Bragg, North Carolina
SPOUSE: Patrick
CHILDREN: Gavin, Rachel, Tara
RESIDENCE &
MAILING ADDRESS:
9140 Granite Place
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
OCCUPATION: Small Business Owner
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA:
20 years
Anchorage: 1983-present
Ft. Richardson: 1958-63

EDUCATION:
Salmen High School, 1966-71. Louisiana State University, 1971-78, undergraduate studies; University of Alaska Anchorage, 1984-86, B.Ed.

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Anchorage School Board, 1993-96: Treasurer, 1995-96; Secretary, 1994-95. Abbott Loop Community Council. Delegate, State Political Convention.

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Owner, Patti Higgins & Associates. Teacher. Alaska Association of Schools Boards, 1993-96. Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey.

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Bartlett Club; Co-Chair. Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. Friends of the Library. Anchorage Council of PTAs; Second Vice President. Wendler PTA; President. City View Little League 1990 Baseball Team Manager. ASD Outstanding Volunteer Award: 1992, 1998. Denali Montessori Parents' Association; Chair. AHA Atoms Hockey Coach. Chugach Gem and Mineral Society; Bulletin Editor. Sponsor of the first Smithsonian Exhibition in Anchorage.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Skiing, hockey, hiking, reading, chess, bowling, horseback riding, camping, tennis


STATEMENT:

Dear Neighbor,

Our corner of Anchorage is one of the fastest growing areas in Alaska. New homes, businesses, and schools appear before our very eyes but, while welcome this prosperity, it has strained our neighborhoods. As your Representative, my priorities will include:

I have appreciated serving you in the past and look forward to doing it again as a Representative you can be proud of. I would appreciate your vote on November 3.


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