Community & Regional Affairs Committee, Alaska House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the Speaker of the House and has five members including the Speaker. Committees are assigned after each election. What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Uniform Rules
Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Community & Regional Affairs Committee is to consider "the programs and activities of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development that primarily relate to local government and government services or functions in the unorganized borough, and other matters relating to political subdivisions."
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (4)||Republican members (3)|
|• Benjamin Nageak, Co-chair||• Gabrielle LeDoux, Co-chair|
|• Neal Foster||• Kurt Olson|
|• Bob Herron||• Lora Reinbold|
|• Harriet Drummond|
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (4)|
|• Neal Foster, Vice-chair||• Cathy Munoz, Chair|
|• Sharon Cissna||• Alan Austerman|
|• Berta Gardner||• Alan S. Dick|
|• Dan Saddler|