Casey Steinau - Party Chair

Casey Steinau enjoys life in Big Lake with her partner Tim Dickman and 2 very spoiled cats. Casey has had a successful 20-year career in real estate sales and investing. She is proud of her contributions to her community as a small business owner and a long-time community volunteer for a variety of causes from garbage clean-up to the fight against homelessness.  She is currently a member of the Mat-Su MLK Jr. Foundation, advisory board member of the Mat-Su Food Bank, and board member of the Big Lake Community Council. 

Chuck Degnan - 1st Chair


Charles “Chuck” Degnan is a self-employed Bering Sea commercial fisherman. He is also retired from the State of Alaska after working many years as the Bering Strait Coastal Resource Service Area manager. Chuck earned a B.Ed. from the University of Alaska (1966) and an M.Ed. from Texas A&M Commerce (1987).

Katherine Pfeiffer - Secretary

Carolyn Covington - Treasurer

Sheila Selkregg - DNC Committee Woman

Ed Wesley - DNC Committee Man

Ed is a dedicated family man with five children and married to Frances for 45 years. He has experience working on the Trans Alaska Pipeline as a security officer for a labor union, afterwards as a real estate agent/broker, insurance agent/broker and as a tax advisor most recently before retiring in 2015. Ed is a veteran of the U.S. Army and an active community member for over 40 years. Ed has proudly served many community organizations, to include the President of the Anchorage NAACP Branch, Treasurer for the Anchorage Council of PTAs, the Board of Trustee for the State of Alaska Personnel Retirement System, volunteer committee at Alaska VA Hospital, the Municipality of Anchorage Zoning Board of Examiners and Appeals, Vice President Anchorage Board of Realtors, currently, President of Alaska Black Leadership Conference. He has been honored by the Alaska State Legislature and the National Association of Black State Legislators for his community service.


The State Central Committee, composed of volunteers from across Alaska, is the governing body of the Alaska Democratic Party. To view a full list of Central Committee members, click here.

All of the above information was gathered from the AK Dems website