KAREN FANN – Arizona State Senator, District 1, Arizona Senate
Fann served three terms in the Arizona House of Representatives and is currently serving a freshman term in the Arizona Senate. During these past seven years, she has introduced and successfully passed over 75 bills, earning over 20 legislative awards. Committee assignments include: chairman, House Insurance; chairman, House Transportation; vice chair, Senate Finance; vice chair, Senate Transportation; and member of the Agriculture Water and Land Committee. Her previous political experience includes: vice mayor of Prescott City Council and three-term mayor of the Town of Chino Valley.
Fann has been the owner and president of Arizona Highway Safety Specialists, Inc. for 33 years, the largest guardrail company in Arizona, and is a local radio talk show host. Previously, she was the co-owner of Fann-M Ranch; worked at Braniff Airlines; and was a legal assistant in the Superior Court. Fann moved to Prescott at the age of 4. She and her husband Jim McKown live in Prescott.