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Arizona State Legislature
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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Karen Fann

Karen Fann

Republican
District 1

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 308
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.

 

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

 

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Final Vote
 
HB2001 C community colleges; universities; concealed weapons
HB2101 C protest activity; prohibition
HB2144 C community college correction; levy amount
HB2153 C municipalities; counties; fire sprinklers; code
HB2167 P definition of dangerous drugs; synthetic
HB2194 C physical therapy; licenses; certificates; status
HB2374 C sentencing; minimum and maximum terms
HB2409 C attorney fees; recovery; civil actions
HB2416 C abortion
HB2538 P certificates; line siting committee
  (NOW: mandatory project labor agreements; prohibition
HB2544 C presidential candidates; affidavit of qualifications
HB2549 C state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2552 P agricultural property tax classification; equine.
HB2561 P Arizona citizenship.
HB2562 P interstate compact; birth certificates
HB2583 P deadly physical force; reporting; admissibility
HB2587 P high schools; military recruiting; form See Vote
HB2593 P* water salinity study committee
HB2603 C vehicle mileage tax; electric vehicles
HB2623 C landowner prohibition of hunting; posting See Vote
HB2636 C flat income tax
HB2638 C administrative actions; appeal to court
HB2648 C community supervision; earned release credits
HB2656 P women veteran special plate
HB2673 P special sentencing; peace officer impersonation
HB2683 C potentially dangerous persons; DHS; reporting
HB2688 C health care compact; funding.
HB2689 C health insurance; interstate purchase.
HB2690 C employers; group insurance pooling.
HB2707 P general fund revenue limit See Vote
HB2708 C homeowner's rebate; primary residence
HB2709 C study committee; CTE reform
HB2710 C study committee; outcome-based funding
HB2713 C EORP; defined contribution retirement system
HCM2002 P remove gray wolf; endangered species
HCR2015 C constitutional convention; federal debt
HCR2029 C initiatives; periodic reauthorization
HCR2034 C recognizing pregnancy care centers
HCR2050 C IBM; one hundredth anniversary
HM2001 C F-35 program; support funding
HR2002 C Mexico-U.S. commission; eradicate foot-and-mouth disease
HR2004 P honoring John Waddell
HR2007 C Warrene Ware; service
SB1227 C insurance; unfair discrimination; motorcycles
SB1229 P recreational users; landowner liability
SB1403 P certificates; line siting committee.
  (NOW: mandatory project labor agreements; prohibition
SB1522 P harvested water; recharge
SB1523 C sanitary districts; standards for moratoriums
SB1598 C cities; counties; regulatory review
SB1610 C state firearm
SCR1020 C crime victims; protection from liability
SCR1059 P supporting Wisconsin governor; legislature
SCR1061 P Mitch Menlove; death resolution
SR1002 P Native American legislators; recognition
SR1013 C Lloyd Oliver; death resolution

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