Andrée McLeod was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and immigrated with her family to Long Island, New York. Alaska has been her home since 1978. She’s worked in the public and private sectors in various positions. Her work experience includes time spent as an electronics technician, waitress, substitute teacher, cannery worker, legislative aide and groundskeeper, among other jobs. McLeod has earned degrees in electronics technology and economics – which is why she has a penchant to troubleshoot things as AKPIRG’s good government director. She identifies her hobbies as including Scrabble, jigsaw puzzles and "making good trouble through citizen engagement." McLeod lives on Dena’ina lands in Anchorage.
Alaskans shouldn’t cover personal legal costs of governor, attorney general and lieutenant governor
By: Andrée McLeod and Robin O'Donoghue - September 9, 2023
It’s a tired game of deja vu: Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Attorney General Treg Taylor are again attempting to change regulations so that the state of Alaska has to cover legal costs for the governor, attorney general, and lieutenant governor if they are under investigation for dishonest and unethical misconduct. The public has until Sept. […]
Corrupt process makes for bad government
By: Veri di Suvero and Andrée McLeod - May 5, 2023
We appreciate the arduous task legislators are charged with to assemble a balanced budget in order for Alaskans to live, play, work and study in this great state. However, the Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG) objects to the 67% legislators’ salary increase on the basis of the corrupt process by which these salary increase […]