Representing Kenai, Soldotna, Seward, Nikiski, Funny River, Sterling, Cooper Landing & Moose Pass
Member News more >
SOLDOTNA – Senator Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, sent a letter Wednesday urging the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) to reject a rushed proposal lacking due process that would eliminate commercial salmon fishing in all salt-water areas beyond three miles of the Upper Cook Inlet,...
SOLDOTNA – Members of the Kenai Peninsula Legislative Delegation sent a letter to Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday urging him to declare a state economic disaster for the Upper Cook Inlet fisheries and provide for a recovery plan.
ANCHORAGE – On Friday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO), the Senate Resources Committee will hold a hearing to take public testimony on and consider Governor Mike Dunleavy’s appointees to the Board of Fisheries: John Jensen, McKenzie Mitchell, Abe...
SOLDOTNA – Senator Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, this week urged the leadership of Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) to halt their plan that would centralize 911 response services and, instead, work with experts, stakeholders and lawmakers on a better, more comprehensive solution....
JUNEAU – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced today it had authorized the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) to liquefy and export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the North Slope.
Alcohol and substance abuse destroy individual lives, families and adversely affect communities. It is also a key cost driver in several state departments responsible for responding to the resulting carnage. Although we have noticed the increase of opioid abuse in our state, alcohol remains the single greatest destructive and most abused substance in Alaska.
District O, Republican
Residency: Soldotna, Alaska
- Erin Micciche (wife), Madeline (24), Sophie (13), Lucia (11) and Stella (5)
- Retired Energy Sector Manager
- Commercial Salmon Fisherman (Drift Gillnet)
Length of Residency in Alaska
- 38 Years
Alaskan Communities Lived in:
- Central Kenai Peninsula (1982-Present)
- Alaska Pacific University, B.A. Business (Org) Management (Summa cum Laude)
Political and Government Positions
- Soldotna City Council: 2007-08
- Soldotna Mayor: 2008-2013
- Kenai River Special Management Area Board
- Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee
- National Fire Protection Association Standards Council (LNG)
- USCG Area Maritime Security Committee
- Alaska Sealife Center Board
- Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District Board
- Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership Steering Committee
- Recover Alaska Steering Committee
- Regional Suicide Prevention Team
- Suicide Prevention Council 2017 – Present
- Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education – 2019 - Present
- Alaska Partnership for Infrastructure Protection
- Kenai Peninsula Local Emergency Planning Committee
- Ex-Officio Member, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute 2017 - Present
- Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force 2015 - Present
- Council of State Governments West
- Public Safety Committee 2019 - Present
- Energy Committee 2019 - Present
- National Conference of State Legislatures
- Budgets and Revenue Committee 2019 - Present
Business and Professional Positions:
- 1994-present – Commercial salmon drift gillnet fisherman
- 1982-present – Natural gas/LNG positions from roustabout to LNG Superintendent
- 1983-present – Small Businessman (restaurant, snow plowing, commercial painting, residential rentals)
Service Organization(s) Membership:
- Sons of the American Legion
- Soldotna Rotary
- Boys and Girls Clubs (Board)
- Soldotna /Kenai/Homer Chambers of Commerce
- Sport Fishing, Hunting, Ice Hockey, Youth Development, Economic Development, Fish Habitat, Veteran and Senior Issues
Alaska State Senate 2013 - Present:
- Alaska State Senate 2013 - Present
- Community and Regional Affairs Committee Chairman 2013-2014
- Health and Social Services Committee Vice-Chairman 2013-2014, Member 2017-2018
- Labor and Commerce Committee Vice-Chairman 2013-2014, Member 2017-2018
- Special Committee on TAPS Throughput Co-Chairman 2013-2014
- Resources Committee 2013–2016
- Finance Committee Vice-Chairman 2015–2016, Member 2017 - Present
- Judiciary Committee 2015-2016, 2019 – Present
- State Affairs Committee 2019 - Present
- Transportation Committee Chairman 2015-2016, Member 2019 - Present
- Special Committee on In-State Energy 2013-2014
- Special Committee on Energy Co-Chairman 2015-2016
- Legislative Council Vice-Chairman 2013-2014, Member 2015-2018
- Special Committee on World Trade 2013 – 2018
- Rules Committee 2017-2018
- Majority Leader 2017-2018
- Finance Subcommittees:
- Administration Chairman 2019 - Present
- Corrections 2019 – Present
- Fish and Game 2015-2016, Chairman 2019 - Present
- Health and Social Services Chairman 2015-2018
- Natural Resources 2013-2014, 2019 - Present
- Military and Veterans’ Affairs 2013-2014, Chairman 2017-2018
- Public Safety Chairman 2017 - Present
- Transportation and Public Facilities, Member 2013-2014, Chairman 2015-2016
- Medicaid Reform 2015-2016
- Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Co-Chairman 2015-2016
- Legislative Working Group on Oil and Gas 2017-2018
- Ethics Committee Alternate 2015-2016
- Suicide Prevention Council 2017 - Present
- Ombudsman Selection Committee Alternate 2017-2018
- Victims Advocate Selection Committee Alternate 2017-2018
- Legislative Budget and Audit Committee Alternate 2019 - Present
Legislation more >
Senate Bill 88 is a “good government” bill to improve the process for hearing administrative appeals in Alaska This bill updates the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) statutes to address due process...
Upon review of the recent Legislative Audit summary and the full audit report of the Alaska Board of Parole, it becomes apparent that in the opinion of our auditors, the Board of Parole is serving the public’s interest...
Senate Bill 232 is aimed at addressing impacts faced by Cook Inlet communities where dipnet fisheries are prosecuted, such as additional burdens on local services, infrastructure, handling excess fish waste, litter...
Senate Bill 177 seeks to resolve an inconsistency by eliminating a loophole in State law that allows two drivers who have committed nearly identical crimes to receive vastly different penalties...
SB 145 removes a duplicative and confusing registration requirement for active commercial fishing vessels, which was inadvertently created by the passage of the derelict vessel bill, SB 92, in 2018...
This bill is the product of a seven-year, unprecedented collaboration of over 100 stakeholders from a diverse group of alcohol industry representatives, public health and safety entities, local governments and...
Once established, permit holders would apply for the program and 200 permits would be drawn in lottery-fashion to determine the order of permit retirement When a permit is retired, the waters where the permit was fished...
Willard Dunham worked for the Alaska Department of Labor when AVTEC was founded in 1969 His passionate advocacy of Seward convinced the committee founding AVTEC to be established on the Kenai Peninsula...
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