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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-first Legislature - First Regular Session
  Karen Fann

Karen Fann

District 1

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 316
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5874
Fax Number: (602) 417-3001

Personal Information:
Home City: Prescott
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Member Since: 2011
Representative Karen Fann was elected in November of 2010 to represent Legislative District 1 which expands over nine thousand square miles representing most of Yavapai County and portions of Coconino County. Karen moved to Prescott at the age of 4, is a life-long Republican, precinct committeeman; member of Rotary International and Elks. Karen currently serves as Vice-Chairman, Environment Committee; Transportation Committee and Energy & Natural Resources Committee.

Over the past twenty years, Karenís public service has included:
2002-2009 Town of Chino Valley Mayor and Councilman
2007-2009 BQAZ Statewide Transportation Board
2005-2009 Chairman and Board, Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization (CYMPO)
2006-2009 Chairman and Board, Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition
2005-2008 Governors Rural Water Legislative Study Committee
2002-2007 and 1992-1994 Northern Council of Governments (NACOG)
1992-1995 Prescott City Mayor Pro Tem and Councilman
1993-2002 President and Board, Prescott/Tri City Town Hall
1994-1996 Chairman, Governorsí Commission on Non-Traditional Employment for Women

Karen is the owner and CEO of a highway construction company specializing in the installation of guardrail and signs throughout the State of Arizona, celebrating its 27th Anniversary. Her business was started in 1984 with $500 and has grown steadily to become Arizonaís largest guardrail company, with forty employees. Karen is a licensed contractor with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors; past president of Yavapai County Contractors Association; and past president of Prescott Chapter National Association of Women in Construction. Previous work experience also includes four years legal experience; ten years airport/airline experience and a licensed Arizona Realtor.

In addition to the guardrail company, Karen and her husband Jim, owned and operated the FANN-M Ranch for nine years which was an equine facility, boarding horses, producing equine competitions, working with area 4-H clubs and other nonprofit organizations for community fundraisers.



Committee Assignments
Agriculture and Water Member Click Here Click Here
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Transportation Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2064 C training permits; military health professionals See Vote
HB2076 C separating service members; licensure
  (NOW: military applicants; license requirements
HB2136 P firefighter and EMT memorial
HB2167 C autonomous motor vehicles
HB2170 P* stopped school buses; lights See Vote
HB2171 P* driver licenses; driver training schools
HB2172 P* ADOT administration See Vote
HB2173 P* unemployment insurance; omnibus See Vote
HB2174 P* emergency response commission; fees
HB2175 P* water improvement; sanitary districts; liens
HB2176 P* registrar of contractors See Vote
HB2177 P* electric bicycles; gas bicycles; definition
HB2178 P* flood control districts; administrative actions See Vote
HB2179 P* technical correction; emergency interception
HB2180 P* vehicle liens; certificates of title See Vote
HB2181 P* technical correction; highway user revenues
  (NOW: state parks board; continuation
HB2182 P* DUI; ignition interlock devices
HB2183 P* technical correction; state highways
  (NOW: ADOT; authorized third parties
See Vote
HB2184 P* technical correction; public roadways
  (NOW: gross weight fees; exceptions
HB2185 P* alarm businesses; alarm agents
HB2186 P* off-premises vehicle sales; technical correction
  (NOW: vehicle length; vehicle towing; exceptions
HB2187 P* consumer fireworks; regulations
HB2188 P* technical correction; state buildings; defibrillators
  (NOW: procurement; construction-manager-at-risk
HB2189 P* registrar of contractors; licenses; contracts
HB2200 C county fire department; authorization
HB2204 P law enforcement; surviving spouse; insurance
HB2217 C extraordinary educators special plates
HB2260 C certified public accountants See Vote
HB2298 P* license plate issuance; expiration; design
HB2299 P* all-terrain vehicles; definition
HB2300 P* ADOT; security requirement; public-private partnerships
HB2301 P* renewable energy credit; carryover expansion
HB2302 P* workers' compensation premiums; payment
HB2343 C public employees; compensation; union activities
HB2358 C insurance; licensees; continuing education requirements See Vote
HB2372 P* motor vehicle dealers See Vote
HB2373 P* technical correction; traffic violations
  (NOW: railroad crossing; safety
HB2391 P income tax exemption; veterans' pensions
HB2421 C identifying information; peace officers; spouses
HB2438 P paycheck deductions; public employers
HB2439 P income tax brackets; inflation index
HB2455 C unclaimed property; firearms; disposition
HB2456 P revenue allocation districts
HB2470 C veterans; job opportunities; award
HB2471 C CDL holders; defensive driving school
HB2473 C food vendors; state certification
HB2557 C schools; CPR instruction.
HB2563 C teacher preparation programs; common core
HB2576 C convention; delegates; limitations; oath
HB2578 C licensing; accountability; penalties; exceeding regulation
HB2588 C interstate compact; health care
HB2594 P local transportation assistance fund; restoration
HB2608 C EORP; closure; defined contribution See Vote
HB2617 C school tuition organizations; preapproval; entities See Vote
HB2621 C fund; state parks; roads; fee
HB2657 C transaction privilege tax changes
HCM2003 C copper mining; support
HCM2005 C federal government; fiscal responsibility
HCR2022 C convention; amendments; balanced federal budget
HCR2034 C Arizona territory; 150th anniversary
HCR2035 C recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 P Boy Scouts of America
SB1039 C uniform commercial code; secured transactions
SB1098 P marijuana; cultivation; county zoning
SB1143 C golf course pesticide license; fee
SB1231 P public buildings; construction; indemnity
SB1251 C irrigation districts; audit requirements
SB1273 C alcohol; drug abuse; courts; treatment
SB1283 C county boundary change; study committee
SB1284 P county general excise tax rate
SB1288 C Arizona water protection fund; projects
SB1293 C schools; pilot; outcome-based funding
SB1294 C grand jury; length of term
SB1295 C schools; current-year funding
SB1327 P task force; gas tax replacement
SB1340 C municipal fire districts
SB1343 C girls' youth organization special plates
SB1353 C health insurance; telemedicine
SB1363 P empowerment scholarship accounts; expansion; funding
SB1424 C dangerous and incompetent defendants; commitment
SB1452 P class action lawsuits
SB1463 C counties; flood control districts; rules
SCR1014 P Vietnam war; commemorative partner
SCR1015 P support; second amendment
SCR1020 C Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki


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