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NANA Mourns the Passing of Alasuk Charlie Curtis

The NANA Board of Directors is saddened by the loss of fellow board member, Alasuk Charlie Curtis, who passed away on May 10, 2022 at the age of 72. Alasuk served multiple terms on the NANA board totaling 19 years. “Alasuk had been a longtime champion of NANA. He had a tremendous vision of our…

NANA Board Approves Funds for Deering, Ambler and Kobuk Infrastructure Projects

The vision of the Village Economic Investment (VEI) committee, comprised of NANA board members, is to create a thriving regional economy. Its mission is to achieve sustainable villages through partnerships. The VEI fund allocates millions of dollars to communities to implement economic and infrastructure projects in the NANA region at the local level.  On April…

NANA Elects 2022 Board Officers

NANA board officers are elected every year. At its board meeting on April 27, 2022, the board elected the following officers: Ely Utuktauraq Cyrus, ChairLinda Piquk Lee, First Vice ChairCharlie Alasuk Curtis, Second Vice ChairBonita Qanailaaq Barr, TreasurerGladys Ikkaiyuk Jones, Secretary The 23-member board is elected by NANA’s more than 15,000 shareholders. The board structure consists of two…

NRC Shareholder Trust Announces Spring 2022 Dividend Distribution

On April 27, 2022, the NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. Board of Directors authorized a contribution to the NRC Shareholder Trust for the purpose of paying a spring dividend to Trust beneficiaries of $6.00 per share, for a total distribution for dividends of approximately $10.8 million. The dividend will be payable on or about June 1,…

NANA Board to Take Shareholder Questions & Comments During April Board Meeting

The NANA board invites all shareholders to join the NANA board meeting on Wednesday, April 27, at 9:15 a.m. AKDT to provide questions and comments. Shareholders can access the dial-in number and passcode via the shareholder portal, nanatkut.com. There is also a call-in number for shareholders who want to listen in until noon.

2022 Annual Meeting Cash Prizes

NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) held its 2022 annual meeting on Saturday, March 26, 2022, virtually via nanatkut.com. Cash prizes were drawn for those shareholders who submitted valid Proxies early, online and by the March 23 deadline as well as shareholders who registered in person in Ambler. Winners in Ambler have already received their cash…

NANA Shareholders Elect 2022 Board of Directors

During NANA’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held today virtually via nanatkut.com, NANA shareholders voted to elect eight directors to the NANA board. Newly elected directors: Gia Hanna, Gladys Jones, Tony Jones Jr., Gloria Carter, Mary Adams, David Field, Allen Ticket Sr. and Linda Lee. They will each serve three-year terms. Continuing NANA board members include: Tommy…

NANA Mourns the Passing of Congressman Don Young

NANA was saddened to hear of the passing of Congressman Don Young, our country’s longest-serving member of Congress. Since his election in 1973, Don Young has represented Alaska’s interests with dedication and heart.  “Don Young deeply cared for Alaska and was a champion for us all,” said Piquk Linda Lee, NANA’s Board Chair. “Our prayers…