Rep. Geran Tarr

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Occupation:
University Professor 

Community Service:
Airport Heights Community Council – President, Secretary/Treasurer, Member (2007- present)

Anchorage Women’s Commission. Appointed by Mayor Mark Begich, re-re-appointed by Mayor Dan Sullivan, (November 2008-present)

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, Volunteer (2009- present)

Business and Professional Women – North to the Future (2012-present) 

Anchorage Farmer’s Market, Founding Board Member/Member

Alaska Democratic Party, District Chair/Campaign Volunteer, (2001-present)

AWAIC Legal Program, Volunteer (1999)

Professional Experience:
Biology Professor – UAA Biology Department (17 yrs)

Chief of Staff – Senator Johnny Ellis (5 years)

Environmental Scientist/Researcher (independent contractor) 

Professional Development:
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Delegate to Thailand (2008)

Rotary International, Group Study Exchange (GSE) (October-November 2003)

Awards:
2015 Western Legislative Academy – Class President

2013 Alaska Youth for Environmental Action – Legislator of the Year

2012 The Alaska Journal of Commerce – Top 40 Under 40

2009 John Rader Award for Outstanding Contributions in Advocacy

Education:
Ohio University, Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Environmental Studies and Women’s Studies;
University of Alaska Anchorage, Master’s degree in Public Administration (Policy Analysis focus)