Borough Consultants

The Borough staff is five people strong. Rather than hire additional full time employees, the Assembly has chosen to hire individuals with specialized skills on contract.

Mark Hickey, Borough Lobbyist

Mark Hickey moved to Juneau in 1976 after completing an undergraduate degree at Georgetown University. He worked 15 years in the field of transportation for the State of Alaska. Assignments included managing the purchase of the Alaska Railroad and serving as DOT/PF Commissioner for 4 years. Mark has run his own lobbying and consulting business since 1991.  

Read Mark's lobbyist reports here

Round 2 CARES Act Funds Now Available

Apply by October 31, 2022

PSMFC Link for info & applications:

In March 2021, NOAA Fisheries announced the allocation of an additional $255 million in fisheries assistance funding as Round 2 funding. The funding will support activities previously authorized under Sec. 12005 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act (Round 1). This funding is for fishery participants in all sectors: commercial, sport/charter, subsistence, and seafood processing. If you have questions you can call (888) 517-7262 or write to

As a reminder, Round 1 amounts for Alaska fishery participants were as follows:

Commercial Harvesters $3,208.00 per share

Sport Fishing Charter $10,895.15 per share

Seafood Processing Sector $101,927.62 per share

Subsistence Users $380.68 per share

Also, PSMFC notes that remote villages and communities are highly encouraged to request applications in bulk to be mailed to a community leader or tribal liaisons.