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Matanuska-Susitna Borough

All Assembly and School Board Districts are the same. You can find maps of the district in this table or find all your elected officials here.

Matanuska-Sustina Borough Assembly and Mayor

The Mat Su Borough Assembly is a legislative body of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Alaska and is comprised of seven members elected from districts for staggered three-year terms for no more than two consecutive full terms. The Assembly approves the budget, sets the mill rate for taxation, appropriates funds to provide for Borough services, and establishes policy which is executed by the administration.

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The Mat-Su Democrats strongly supports candidates for the Mat Su Borough Assembly that will ensure the highest quality of life for all citizens in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. We believe that the Assembly should focus on the issues of public health, safety, residential rights, environmental stewardship, recreational opportunities, and economic development that are so important to the borough's residents.


The Mat Su Assembly holds public meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Assembly Chambers of the Borough Building at 350 E. Dahlia Ave., Palmer, AK 99645. These meetings are open to the public. Agendas, meeting minutes and details can be found at here. You can contact Assembly members and the Mayor by phone and email in this table. Terry Snyder recaps the Assembly meetings on Big Cabbage Radio.

Matanuska-Sustina Borough School District Board 

The Mat-Su Borough School District Board is made up of seven members, elected to staggered three-year terms. The board members are involved in the development of educational and financial policies, the appointment of the superintendent and other key personnel, and the approval of the district’s budget. The board also oversees the development of curriculum and programs, as well as the facilities and technology used in the district. The Mat-Su Borough School District Board is an important part of our community, and the Mat-Su Democrats strongly support their efforts in providing an inclusive learning environment.


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Send an email to all School Board members at  or contact your School Board member by phone or email. Include your district so your Board member knows that you are in their district.

Find all your elected officials here.

The importance of strong schools is paramount for our Borough. Schools provide a platform for our children to acquire the skills, knowledge and values necessary for success in life. As such, the Mat-Su Democrats are committed to supporting multiple ways to learn in schools. We believe in providing resources to help all students reach their full potential, no matter their background or abilities. The Mat-Su Democrats are also dedicated to creating an environment of safety and respect in our schools, as well as helping to ensure that our students have access to the best possible teachers and educational materials. We understand that strong schools are essential to the health of our communities, and we are committed to doing our part to ensure that our students have the tools they need to succeed.

The Mat-Su Democrats proudly supports candidates who understand the importance of protecting all students in the Mat Su Borough School District. We believe in inclusivity and stand with those who strive to create a safe and supportive learning environment for all. We are committed to fighting for the rights of all students, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. We understand the importance of protecting LGBTQ students, and we are dedicated to making sure their rights are respected and protected. 

The School Board has regular meetings the first and third Wednesday of each month.

View the full schedule. Agendas, minutes, and videos can be found here. Emily Forstner recaps the meetings on Big Cabbage Radio.

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