NANA SHAREHOLDERS ELECT BOARD MEMBERS

March 18, 2014 – Kotzebue, Alaska - On March 17, 2014, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Shungnak, Alaska. During the meeting, the following board members were elected to serve three-year terms on the NANA board:

Seat

Board Member Name

Ambler

Nellie A. Nayuk Sheldon

Buckland

Tony Saŋuiq Jones, Jr

Deering

Bonita Qanalaq Barr

Kiana

Ely Utuktauraq Cyrus

Kivalina

Myra Aqurruaq Wesley

Kobuk

Pearl Iriqtaq Gomez

Kotzebue

Martha Siikauraq Tukumiq Whiting

 

The following board members are continuing directors: Frank Oolak Adams, Sr (Noatak); Charlie Alasuk Curtis (Kiana); Henry Igitaaŋuluk Horner, Sr. (Kobuk); Gladys E. Ikkaiyuk Jones (Ambler); Linda Piquk Lee (Shungnak); Joseph T. Iikuluk Luther (Noatak); Alice Iraġuuraq Melton-Barr (Buckland); Ronald Yauguraq Moto, Sr. (Deering); Diana Paniaġruk Ramoth (Selawik); Mary F. Avaayak Sage (Kivalina); Luke Aliqsi Sampson (At-Large); Robert Itachauqiyaq Sampson (Noorvik); Donald Nalikak Sheldon (Noorvik); Frederick Naasri Sun (Shungnak); Allen Suqqalik Ticket, Sr. (Selawik); Harvey B. Sinaaqquq Vestal (At-Large).

The proposal to amend the Articles of Incorporation also passed, removing the deadline to apply for Class C shares.

BDO, USA, LLC (formerly 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) of 1971. NANA’s mission is to provide economic opportunities for its more than 13,500 Iñupiat shareholders and to protect and enhance NANA lands. Join the hunt at www.nana.com/regional.

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