Tag Archives: Kookesh

Mallott: ‘It’s a good time for leadership to change to some degree’

Byron Mallott, right, mingles with visitors at the open house of his campaign headquarters in Juneau. Mallott will leave Sealaska’s board of directors next month to concentrate of his race for governor. (Lisa Phu/KTOO)

How’s a candidate for governor changing Sealaska regional Native corporation’s board race? more

Sealaska board chairman Kookesh to leave post

Outgoing Sealaska Board Chairman Albert Kookesh addresses Native leaders during a 2011 issues forum. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)

Albert Kookesh is stepping down as board chairman for Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast. He’ll leave the post at the same time Sealaska CEO Chris McNeil retires. more

What’s next for longtime lawmaker Albert Kookesh?

Outgoing Sealaska Board Chairman Albert Kookesh addresses Native leaders during a 2011 issues forum. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)

Angoon Democratic Senator Albert Kookesh ends his 18-year career at the Capitol when the Legislature is sworn in this January. But the longtime Southeast Alaska politician still has plenty on his plate. more