Education Committee, Alaska State Senate
|Alaska State Senate|
Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the President of the Senate and has five members including the President. Committees are assigned after each election. What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Uniform Rules
Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Education Committee is to consider "the programs and activities of the Department of Education and Early Development and of the University of Alaska."
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Education Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (1)||Republican members (4)|
|• Berta Gardner||• Gary Stevens, Chair|
|• Mike Dunleavy, Vice-chair|
|• Bert Stedman|
|• Charlie Huggins|
|Education Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (2)|
|• Joe Thomas, Co-chair||• Kevin Meyer, Co-chair|
|• Bettye Davis, Vice-chair||• Gary Stevens|
|• Hollis French|