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Fifty-second 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 representing Yavapai County and portions of Maricopa 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 Chairwoman of Insurance. She is also a member of the Agriculture, Water & Lands Committee; Transportation Committee and County & Municipal Affairs.

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 31st 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, Water and Lands Member Click Here Click Here
County and Municipal Affairs Member Click Here Click Here
Insurance Chairman Click Here Click Here
Transportation and Infrastructure Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2064 P graduation requirement; civics test
HB2076 C legal representation; corporations; partnerships
  (NOW: supreme court justices; increased number
HB2077 C study committee; school district funding
HB2079 C local bonding; property tax measure
HB2080 C school boards; vacancies; board appointments
HB2081 C clean elections; cash contributions prohibited
HB2108 C property tax; class nine; conventions See Vote
HB2109 C ballot; form; secondary property taxes
HB2127 C board of technical registration; director See Vote
HB2128 C leased religious property; class nine
HB2134 P* technical correction; annuity; deferred compensation
HB2135 P* technical correction; insurance; existing actions
  (NOW: transportation network companies
See Vote
HB2142 P water infrastructure finance authority; prepayment See Vote
HB2146 C PSPRS; service weapon; purchase
HB2213 P inspections; audits; notice; rights See Vote
HB2217 C job training fund; vocational rehabilitation
HB2220 C security freezes; credit reports; minors.
  (NOW: protected person; reports; security freezes
See Vote
HB2250 C empowerment scholarship accounts; applications See Vote
HB2251 C corporate tax credits; annual report
HB2259 C pipeline safety; civil penalties
HB2324 P intergovernmental agreements; public agency indemnification
HB2326 C compact; balanced budget; convention
HB2329 P* service contracts; vehicle protection products
HB2330 P* financial responsibility; verification; technical correction
HB2331 P* workers' compensation; fraudulent claims; forfeiture
HB2332 P* accountable health plans; disclosure; repeal
HB2333 P* tax credit; research activity; refunds
HB2334 P* unfair claim processing; procedure; penalties
HB2335 P* insurance compliance audit privilege
HB2336 P* contract progress payments; design professionals See Vote
HB2337 P* historic preservation tax credit
HB2338 P* ASRS; disability program
HB2339 P* ASRS; rules
HB2340 P* ASRS; LTD program; liability
HB2341 P* insurance; cancellation; nonrenewal mailing proof
HB2342 P* insurance; surplus lines; home state
HB2343 P* teenage drivers; communication devices prohibited
HB2344 P* first responder special plates.
HB2345 P* motorcycles; all-terrain vehicles; cycles; equipment
HB2346 P* medical marijuana; reimbursement; no requirement
HB2347 P* unemployment insurance; base-period notices See Vote
HB2348 P* contractor licensure requirements See Vote
HB2349 P* flood control districts; administrative enforcement See Vote
HB2350 P* limited line insurance; examination exemption
HB2351 P* PSPRS; fire chiefs; eligibility
HB2352 P* credit for reinsurance
  (NOW: credit for reinsurance; reduction; liability
HB2413 P internet representations; civil damages
HB2422 P* vehicle towing See Vote
HB2426 C additional classroom time for kindergartners.
HB2440 C tax; insurance; retaliation See Vote
HB2483 C school tax credit; classroom expenses See Vote
HB2490 C sexually violent persons; reimbursement; repeal
HB2501 C women veteran special plates
HB2517 C internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2518 C temporary kindergarten teachers; certification
HB2520 C appropriation; grants; reading-intensive programs
HB2523 C towed vehicles; local authority
HB2526 P governor's regulatory review council; membership See Vote
HB2544 C special license plates; discontinuation; reissue
HB2553 C human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
See Vote
HB2562 C school property; proceeds; limitations; removal
HB2563 P health facilities; substance abuse recovery
HB2568 C insurance premium tax reduction
HB2572 C county roads; repairs; damage reimbursement
HB2575 C declaration of disaster; military installations.
HB2578 C real property; purchaser dwelling actions
HB2580 C county supervisors; jurisdiction; specialized expertise
HB2590 P* TPT reform; contractors.
HB2591 C securities registration; exemption; website operators. See Vote
HB2592 P justice of the peace; residency
HB2618 C pet dealers; dogs; prohibitions
HB2661 C multi-county water districts; storage tax
HCM2001 P federal balanced budget amendment
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCM2004 C Mohave County radiation compensation act
HCR2003 C application; Article V convention
HCR2004 C clean elections repeal; education funding.
HCR2006 C state officers; judges; legislative removal
HCR2013 P* technical correction; transportation; public officers
HCR2014 C hunting and fishing; constitutional rights
HCR2015 C convention; amendments; balanced federal budget
HCR2016 C personal property tax; exemption
HCR2034 C financial literacy month
HR2001 P American Legion; technology infrastructure improvement
HR2005 P death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1068 C additional classroom time for kindergartners
SB1088 P income tax brackets; inflation index.
  (NOW: empowerment scholarship accounts; eligibility
SB1166 C health care insurance; utilization review
SB1183 P improvement districts; enhanced municipal services
SB1290 P independent medical examinations; board complaints
SB1298 C rules; counties; flood control districts
SB1315 C incompetent and dangerous defendants; treatment
SB1325 P first responder special plates
SB1332 C empowerment scholarship accounts; reservation residences
SB1404 C health care directives; conflicts
SB1437 C microbrewery licenses; producer limitations
SB1446 P TPT reform; contractors
SB1464 C student, teacher data collection; prohibitions
SB1465 C distributed energy generation systems; disclosure
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1019 P commending Israel
SCR1020 P Mayor John Driggs; death resolution


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