Family: Patti Higgins, married 44 years
Occupation: HR Consultant
Previous government experience or community involvement: I served on the Anchorage School Board from 2008 to 2018. I have worked for the Municipality of Anchorage and State of Alaska in Human Resources. I am a member of Abbott Loop Community Council and volunteer as a member of Abbott Loop Community Patrol, former president of Friends of the Library, volunteer with Alaska Girl Scouts and Alaska Special Olympics. My wife and I sponsored the first traveling Smithsonian exhibit, Seeds of Change, and the first visit of a U.S. astronaut to visit Anchorage schools. I am also an active blood donor, over 13 gallons.
Highest level of education: B.S. degree from LSU, master’s courses UA
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