Hailing from the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, John Moosey began his tenure as the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Manager on May 2, 2011.
John began his career career in municipal management in the college town of Clarion Pennsylvania in 1985. He followed with administrator positions in Middelfield, Ohio; Defiance, Ohio; and Brewster, Ohio before settling in North Branch, Minnesota. Serving sixteen years in Minnesota, split evenly between the City of North Branch and Chisago County.
Personal Interest and Family:
John was born in Johnson City, NY, but grew up in Northeast Ohio, becoming a loyal, or some might say cursed, fan of the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavaliers. John’s wife, Michelle, is a special education teacher. They have two children: son Jacob, is currently an engineering student at Minnesota State University-Mankato; and daughter Rebecca, also a special education teacher at Cass Lake, Minnesota, is married to Kyle Johnson.
After forty one years, 167 temporary duty assignments, 22 base assignments, six deployments and three wars later, Air Force Col. George W. Hays, director of Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems, HQ Alaskan Command, retired from active duty service July 1, 2012 as the longest-serving colonel in the Air Force. We are lucky enough to be able to call him our new Assistant Borough Manager beginning September 4th.