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NANA SHAREHOLDERS ELECT BOARD MEMBERS


March 19, 2013 – Kotzebue, Alaska - On March 18, 2013, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Kiana, 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   Harvey Vestal
Ambler   Gladys Downey Jones
Buckland   Alice Moore
Deering   Ronald Moto Sr.
Noatak   Frank Adams Sr.
Noorvik   Donald G. Sheldon
Selawik   Diana Ramoth
Shungnak   Linda Lee

The following board members are continuing directors: Luke Sampson (At-Large); Nellie Sheldon (Ambler); Tony Jones Jr. (Buckland); Emerson Moto (Deering); Charlie Curtis (Kiana);  Janice Westlake-Reich (Kiana); Lowell Sage Jr. (Kivalina); Mary Sage (Kivalina); Pearl Gomez (Kobuk); Henry Horner Sr. (Kobuk); Dood Lincoln (Kotzebue); Joseph T. Luther (Noatak); Robert Sampson (Noorvik); Allen Ticket Sr. (Selawik); Frederick Sun (Shungnak).  Levi Cleveland continues to serve the board as an elder advisor.


Mikunda Cottrell was the ballot tabulator.


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


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