NANA shareholders elects 2016 board of directors

March 14, 2016 – NOATAK, ALASKA – NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders today in Noatak, Alaska. During the meeting, the following board members were elected to serve three-year terms on the NANA board:

Seat                           Board Member Name
At-Large                    Harvey Vestal
Ambler                       Gladys Jones
Buckland                   Clara Ticket
Deering                     Ronald Moto
Noatak                       Stella Shy
Noorvik                      Donald Sheldon
Selawik                      Diana Ramoth
Shungnak                  Linda Lee
 

The following board members are continuing directors: Hendy Saaŋiaq Ballot, Sr. (Noorvik); Bonita Qanalaq Barr (Deering); Marvin Qanailaaq Barr (Kiana); Ely Utuktauraq Cyrus (Kiana); George Uluatchiaq Douglas (Shungnak); Pearl Iriqtaq Gomez (Kobuk); Johnetta Unaviqsruaq Horner (Kobuk); Tony Saŋuiq Jones, Jr. (Buckland); Joseph T Iikuluk Luther (Noatak); Mary F. Avaayak Sage (Kivalina); Sarah Anausuk Scanlan (At-large); Nellie A. Nayuk Sheldon (Ambler); Allen Suqqalik Ticket, Sr. (Selawik);  Myra Aqurruaq Wesley (Kivalina); Martha Siikauraq Tukumiq Whiting (Kotzebue).

BDO USA, LLP was the ballot tabulator. Click here for the Certified Election Results.

ABOUT THE NANA BOARD: NANA Regional Corporation’s 23-member board is elected by the Corporation’s more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders. The board structure consists of two Iñupiat shareholder board members from each NANA regional community (with the exception of Kotzebue with one board seat), two at-large seats and an Elder Advisor. Board members three-year terms.


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 13,700 Iñupiat shareholders and to protect and enhance NANA lands. Join the hunt at www.nana.com.