Home City: Prescott Occupation: Small Business Owner Member Since:
Karen Fann is the second female Senate President in the history of Arizona.
Senator Fann was first elected in November of 2016 to represent Legislative District 1, which covers 8,000 square miles throughout Yavapai County and portions of Maricopa County. She previously served
this district from 2011 to 2016 as a State Representative. Karen moved to Prescott at the age of four and has been a life-long Republican. She continues to represent her community by serving as a precinct committeeman and
is a member of the Rotary International and Elks. Senator Fann currently serves as the Vice-Chair of both the Finance Committee and the Transportation and Technology Committee and as a member of the Natural Resources,
Energy and Water Committee.
Senator Fann's previous experience includes:
2017-2018 Arizona Senate
Vice-Chair, Finance Committee
Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee
Member, Agriculture and Water Committee
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
Karen is the owner and CEO of a highway construction company specializing in the installation of guardrail and signs throughout the State of Arizona, which recently celebrated its 35th business anniversary.