What We Do

AKWA-DC leverages its robust and fresh connections with key policy and decision makers around the country to realize clients’ objectives at the local, state, and federal levels. 

AKWA-DC Founder Ephraim Froehlich seated between (left to right) Senator Dan Sullivan,
Congressman for All Alaska Don Young, Senator Lisa Murkowski, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott

AKWA-DC consulting and lobbying services include:

Legislative, regulatory, and political strategy;

  • Through extensive experience in the halls of Congress, federal agencies and regulatory bodies, and back home in Alaska, AKWA-DC helps clients to revamp, modernize, and build strong policy strategies to ensure ongoing success. 
  • Through bottom-up consultation within your organization, AKWA-DC helps to identify priorities and how to best achieve them through policy.
  • AKWA-DC approaches your issues and priorities with fresh perspectives to find creative solutions and paths to success

Policy research and drafting;

  • Once comprehensive and cohesive policy priorities and strategies are developed, AKWA-DC works to draft language to achieve your goals, including significant research into the current landscape. 
  • AKWA-DC is fully equipped to accomplish any policy research and drafting goals, combining over a decade of Congressional experience with legal expertise 

Public, stakeholder, and policymaker relationship development;

  • AKWA-DC has significant experience representing the interest of lawmakers, organizations, and others in stakeholder forums from Alaska to DC. 
  • With a proven track-record of building consensus around policy priorities AKWA-DC balances diverse interests and anticipates potential road-blocks and obstacles. 
  • Open doors to achieve your goals, providing introductions and connections to policymakers and a robust network that can enhance your future positioning
  • Fosters relationships and works directly with media to encourage positive coverage of your work. 

Policy and funding advocacy;

  • Leverages extensive experience and strategic relationships to enact your policy priorities at every level 
  • AKWA-DC has successfully shepherded regulatory rulemakings, community and legislative resolutions, state and federal grants, legislation, and appropriations from ideas to completion across the country and at every level.