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NANA SHAREHOLDERS ELECT Board members 

March 14, 2012 – Kotzebue, Alaska - On March 12, 2012, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Selawik, Alaska. During the meeting, the following board members were elected to serve 3-year terms on the NANA board:

Seat

Board Member Name

At-Large

Luke Sampson

Kiana

Charlie Curtis

Kivalina

Mary F. Sage

Kobuk

Henry Horner, Sr.

Noatak

Joseph Luther

Noorvik

Robert “Dad-Dad” Sampson

Selawik

Allen Ticket, Sr.

Shungnak

Frederick Sun

The following board members are continuing directors: Harvey B. Vestal (At-Large); Gladys Jones (Ambler); Nellie Sheldon (Ambler); Tony Jones, Jr. (Buckland); Alice Moore (Buckland); Emerson Moto (Deering); Ronald Moto, Sr. (Deering);  Janice Westlake-Reich (Kiana); Lowell Sage, Jr. (Kivalina); Pearl Gomez (Kobuk); Dood Lincoln (Kotzebue); Frank Adams, Sr. (Noatak); Donald G. Sheldon (Noorvik); Diana Ramoth (Selawik); Linda Lee (Shungnak).  Levi Cleveland continues to serve the board as an elder advisor.

Mikunda Cottrell was the ballot tabulator and reported the following results:

NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.
Annual Meeting of Shareholders
March 12, 2012
Selawik, Alaska

Election Results

Seat

Name

       

Total Votes Received

             

Kiana

Charlie A. Curtis

     

498,629

             

Kivalina

Mary F. Sage

     

375,196

 

Myra Wesley

     

298,370

             

Kobuk

Henry Horner, Sr.

     

399,766

 

Wanda Custer

     

342,729

             

Noatak

Joseph Luther

     

383,461

             

Noorvik

Robert "Dad-Dad" Sampson

 

577,910

 

Lonnie Tebbits, Sr.

   

419,185

             

Selawik

Allen Ticket, Sr.

     

513,469

 

Tommy Ballot, Sr.

     

430,256

             

Shungnak

Michael Tickett

     

293,529

 

Frederick Sun

     

316,814

             

At-Large

Luke Sampson

     

745,677

 

Leonard Barger

     

173,442

 

Millie Hawley

     

257,478

 

Roberta Bernhardt Jackson

   

265,845

 

Frankie Jones, Jr.

     

162,317

 

Lawrence "Larry" Jones

   

557,335

 

Christopher Maxwell

   

36,953

 

Chad Nordlum

     

235,828

 

Margaret "Midge" Schaeffer

 

118,866