Robert W. Loescher

Born July 5, 1947, at Juneau, Alaska; a shareholder of Sealaska Corporation and Goldbelt, Incorporated who is a member of the Tlingit (Eagle) Tribe, Chookandei Clan of Glacier Bay and Hoonah, Alaska; an Assemblyman of the Central Council of the Tlingit/Haida Indians of Alaska, a federally recognized tribal government; and a member of Juneau ANB Camp No.2; a graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School (1965) and of Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, B.A. Degree (1969). Formerly employed with Alaska Legal Services, Tlingit Haida Central Council-Office of Development Planning, Executive Director of Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority, Tlingit and Haida Regional Electrical Authority and Tlingit and Haida Housing Development Corporation. Presently he serves as President, CEO of Sealaska Corporation, having been with the company nineteen (19) years.

His other professional and community affiliations include the Society of American Foresters; Alaska Forest Association, Alaska Miners Association; Resource Development Council; Governor's Southeast Timber Task Force; Governors Task Force on Market Alaska; Alaska Long Range Financial Planning Commission; Alaska Energy Authority; registered with APOC as a lobbyist; and the Southeast Alaska Native Subsistence Commission. He was formerly a member of the City Council and the first Assembly of the City and Borough of Juneau.

Mr. Loescher has a wife, Helen; children, Robert, Christy and Cory; and grandchildren Michael, Dylan and Donovan. He enjoys commercial handtrolling, and has traveled extensively throughout the world.