Pat is running for reelection to School Board Seat E. This is a municipal wide election.

Pat previously served on the School Board from 2008 to 2017 and was reelected in 2021. 

Pat is proud of his role in raising graduation rates from low 60’s to over 80 percent, cutting drop out rates almost in half, expanding career technology education for all students, and cutting administration costs 9 years in a row.  Pat was elected in 2021 focused on improving academic outcomes.

Pat and Patti have been married over 47 years and moved to Anchorage 41 years ago. 

They have three children who attended Anchorage schools and six grandchildren currently enrolled. They are appreciative of their teachers and proud of their educational progress.

Pat and his wife Patti believe in community service. 

Pat is a member of Abbott Loop Community Council, a Community Patrol member, served as President of the Friends of the Library, volunteered with Girl Scouts, Special Olympics, and Sea Life Center.  Pat and Patti sponsored the first Smithsonian exhibit and US Astronaut to visit Anchorage schools.  Pat is a proud 15 plus gallon blood donor and still giving!

"You deserve a School Board that listens to the public and puts kid first" – Pat Higgins

Pat Higgin's

History of Community Service

My family has always believed we have an obligation to help make our community every way possible.


  • Member, Abbott Loop Community Council, past Board Member, helped start Whisper Faith Kovich Dog Park

  • Member, Abbott Loop Community Patrol (started by my wife and me)

  • Past President, Friends of the Library

  • Volunteer, professional services for Alaska Girl Scouts, Alaska Special Olympics, Alaska Sea Life Center

  • Blood Donor, 15 gallons and growing

  • Sponsored, first Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit to Alaska for ASD students

  • Sponsored, first US Astronaut visit to Anchorage and Anchorage schools

  • Anchorage School Board Member, 2008 to 2017

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