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NANA Shareholders Elect 2010 Board

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On March 15, 2010, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2010 Annual Meeting of NANA Shareholders in Buckland, Alaska. During the meeting, the following board members were elected to serve on the NANA board:
 
Village Seat  Board Member Name 
 Ambler  Gladys Jones
 Buckland  Lester Hadley, Sr.
 Deering  Ronald Moto , Sr.
 Noatak  Frank Adams, Sr.
 Noorvik  Donald G. Sheldon
 Selawik  Diana Ramoth
 Shungnak  Linda Lee
 At-large  Harvey B. Vestal
 
The following board members are continuing directors: Charlie Curtis (Kiana); Eugene Douglas (Shungnak); Pearl Gomez (Kobuk); Millie Hawley (Kivalina); Henry Horner, Sr. (Kobuk); Tony Jones, Jr. (Buckland); Dood Lincoln (Kotzebue); Joseph Luther (Noatak); Emerson Moto (Deering); Mary Sage (Kivalina); Luke Sampson (At-large); Robert Sampson (Noorvik); Nellie Sheldon (Ambler); Allen Ticket (Selawik); Janice Westlake-Reich (Kiana).
 
Mikunda Cottrell was the ballot tabulator and reported the following results:
 
NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.
Annual Meeting of Shareholders
March 15, 2010
Buckland, Alaska 
 
Seat  Name  Total Votes Received 
 Ambler Gladys Downey Jones   660,281
   Miles Cleveland, Sr.  531,113
 Buckland  Lester Hadley, Sr.  336, 116
 Deering  Ronald Moto, Sr.  321, 313
   Bonita Barr  193,494
 Noatak  Roland Booth, Sr.  341,370
   Frank Adams, Sr.  488,882
 Noorvik  Donald G. Sheldon  456,583
 Selawik  Diana Ramoth  427,801
   George Sheldon, Sr.  357,118
 Shungnak  Linda Lee  291,088
 At-Large  Harvey Vestal  431,416
   Helen Bolen  237,148
   Crystal Breithaupt  50, 534
   Nathan Hadley, Jr. 220,481 
   Hannah Loon  239,141
   Shirley Moto  74,773
   Elaine Ramoth  210,450
   Melanie Ramoth-Sauafea  80,787
   Herman Reich, Sr.  176,392
   Shawn Reynolds  37, 228
   Patrick Savok  280,456
   Chuck Schaeffer  132,497
   Vincent “Unch” Schuerch  177,680
   Raymond Woods  147,691
   Hiram Walker, Sr.  194,22

NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) is one of the 13 Regional Alaska Native (ANC) corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). NANA’s mission is to provide economic opportunities for its more than 12,000 Iñupiat shareholders and to protect and enhance NANA lands. Join the hunt at www.nana.com.

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