BEGICH, Mark, (1962 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2009-2015
Party: Democrat

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

BEGICH, Mark, (son of Nicholas J. Begich), a Senator from Alaska; born in Anchorage, Alaska, March 30, 1962; graduated Stellar High School 1981; small business owner; real estate and property management; member, Anchorage Assembly 1988-1998, chair 1993 and 1996-1998; Alaska Student Loan Corportion 1995-2002, chair 1996-2002; Alaska Commission of Post-secondary Education 1995-2002, chair 1996-1998; University of Alaska Board of Regents 2001-2002; mayor of Anchorage 2003-2009; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2008, and served from January 3, 2009, to January 3, 2015; was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2014.