2011 Shareholder Award Nomination Deadline - January 14

It's time to nominate shareholders and non-shareholders in the region who make significant contributions to the community.

NANA offers four categories in which to nominate people making a difference for our people.

NANA Youth of the Year - Nominate a high-school aged Shareholder who:

  • Shows leadership within the community and the NANA region
  • Contributes to the community and the NANA Region
  • Shows political involvement in his or her city/village, region or state
  • Helps preserve the Inupiat culture and heritage
  • Makes other contributions benefitting the overall lifestyle of NANA shareholders

Youth of the Year Award Nomination FORM

Richard A. Baenen Award – Nominate a non-shareholder who:

  • Shows an untiring commitment to the advancement and well-being of Inupiat people in the NANA region
  • Helps perpetuate Inupiat culture while facilitating western induced changes for the benefit of the people of the NANA region
  • Makes other contributions benefitting the overall lifestyle of NANA shareholders

Richard A. Baenen Award Nomination FORM

Shareholder of the Year - Nominate a shareholder who:

  • Shows leadership within the community and NANA region
  • Contributes to the community and NANA region
  • Shows political involvement in his or her village, region or state
  • Helps preserve the Inupiat culture
  • Makes other contributions benefitting the overall lifestyle of NANA Shareholders

Shareholder of the Year Award Nomination FORM

Elder of the Year - Nominate a Shareholder aged 62 or older who:

  • Demonstrates leadership roles in decisions affecting the people of the NANA region
  • Is a respected elder who models and practices the Inupiat Illitqusait Values consistently in daily life
  • Is active in teaching the Inupiat culture and language
  • Makes other contributions benefitting the overall lifestyle of NANA shareholders

Elder of the Year Nomination FORM

Forms for each category of the NANA Shareholder of the Year awards can be downloaded from www.nana.com/forms or picked up at the Kotzebue, Anchorage and village NANA offices.  The deadline for receiving nominations is January 14, 2011. 

For more information, please contact Martha Cervantes at 1-800-478-2000.