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Mark Begich's Biography

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Full Name:

Mark Begich




Wife: Deborah; 1 Child: Jacob

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Anchorage, AK

Home City:

Anchorage, AK

Diploma, Stellar High School, 1981

Candidate, Governor of Alaska, 2018

Senator, United States Senate, 2008-2014

Mayor, City of Anchorage, 2003-2009

Assemblyman, Anchorage Assembly, 1988-1998

Chair, Anchorage Assembly, 1993, 1996-1998

Chair, Budget Committee, Anchorage Assembly

Member, Congressional Croatian Caucus

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus

Member, Congressional French Caucus

Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Co-Chair, Senate General Aviation Caucus

Member, Senate India Caucus

Member, Senate Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

Member, Senate Outdoor Recreation Caucus

Member, Senate Philanthropy Caucus

Member, Senate Rural Education Caucus

Commissioner, Alaska Commission of Post-Secondary Education, 1995-2002

Chair, Alaska Commission of Post-Secondary Education, 1996-1998

Small Business Owner

Experience, Real Estate and Property Management

Member, Air Force Association

Corporate Member, Association of the United States Army

Board Member, Boys and Girls Club

Board Member, Family Resource Center

Founder, Making a Difference Program

Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Board Member, Resource Development Council

Board Member, Spirit of Youth Foundation

Member, Alaska Student Loan Corporation, 1995-2002

Member, University of Alaska Board of Regents, 2001-2002

Father's Name:

Nick Begich (deceased)

Father's Occupation:

Former Alaska Representative, United States House of Representatives

Priority Issues:


Seniors and Retirement Security


Fiscal Responsibility

Rural Alaska

Economy and Jobs


Spouse's Occupation:

Small Chain Retail Store Owner