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Four in Juneau vie for fish council seat

...fisheries in federal waters off Alaska, between three and 200 miles offshore. Juneau applicants are Robert Loescher, Joe Childers, John Moller and Heather McCarty. A council seat was recently vacated by longtime Petersburg fisherman Arne Fuglvog...
Fish and Game commissioner to take post with processor ships' association

...programs to beef up moose and caribou populations on behalf of hunters. "I don't know who could replace him," said Joe Childers, president of the Western Gulf of Alaska Fishermen Association and vice president of the United Fishermen of Alaska...
Business Digest

...advocacy organization's president, Bob Thorstenson, will be stepping down after seven years. He will be replaced by Joe Childers, who trolls for salmon from Juneau and represents Western Gulf of Alaska Fishermen on the association's board. Deborah...
UFA elects new leadership

...of Anchorage continues as vice president and Rich Davis of Juneau continues as secretary treasurer. Thomson replaces Joe Childers, who served as UFA President since 2007. Childers helped raise UFA to 37 member groups and 56 lifetime members, and...
Lyon, Childers wed

...Oregon and the University of Alaska Southeast, where she is currently earning her MAT degree. The groom is the son of Joe Childers of Auke Bay and Alice Taff of Juneau. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and attended the University of...
Resource-industry reps ponder state of the state

...there is no spawning at the plant's discharge point in the Mendenhall River. Spawning is known to occur upriver. Joe Childers, vice president of the United Fishermen of Alaska, said the state's salmon fishermen "may be reaching a turnaround...
Alaska Digest

...Fisheries. Murkowski also selected two alternate nominees: Duncan Fields, a Kodiak fisherman since 1960; and Juneau's Joe Childers Jr., who also has been involved with commercial fishing since the early 1960s. The nominees' names were submitted...
Aquaculture threat looms over Alaskans

...United Fishermen of Alaska. "The biggest thing to do is remain attentive and engaged with what is happening," said Joe Childers, executive director of the Western Gulf of Alaska Fishermen. The effects are still a matter of guesswork. "At first...
Ruling has lawmakers rethinking commercial fishing fees

...and they are tentatively supporting the measure. But, they say, the fee increases need to be worked out publicly. Joe Childers of the Western Gulf of Alaska Fishermen said his organization supports the measure, but he expects a lot of dialogue...
House passes legislation to relax ethics rules for state Board of Fisheries

...more than a decade, saying current law forces knowledgeable board members out of important fisheries discussions. Joe Childers, executive director of the United Fishermen of Alaska, said the current rules "hamstring" the board, which is so...


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