Karen (Karen) Fann (R-SS01)
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Capitol: 602.926.5874
FAX: 602.926.3429
District: 928.308.3995
Arizona State Senate
Room 205 Capitol Complex - Senate 1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890

District Office:
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: James (Jim) McKown   DOB: 9/25/1954
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Rules
ChairmanJoint Legislative Council
Ex-OfficioJoint Legislative Audit Committee
Counties Representing
Maricopa / Yavapai


Personal Information- Home City- Prescott Occupation- Small Business Owner Member Since- 2017 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- 2019-2020 Arizona Senate Chairman, Rules 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.