Member since: May 2013
Robert was born and raised in Cordova, Alaska, and graduated from Cordova High School. He attended University of Fairbanks for two years and also attended and completed trade school for Refrigeration. He lives in Cordova with his wife of over thirty years where they have raised their children. He had the pleasure of being an assistant Scout Master for five years.
Robert started commercial fishing in summer of 1975 and currently gillnets and long-lines halibut in the Gulf of Alaska and Prince William Sound. He also owns and operates a small business called Columbia Refrigeration.
Robert served as the Council’s representative for the City of Cordova from May 2013 until January 2023, when he was seated as the representative for the Cordova District Fishermen United. He also serves on the board of the Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation, and is a member of the Cordova Fisherman United, the Pioneers of Alaska, Moose Lodge, and a member of the Little Chapel Church.