Sunny mountain view on a lake in Alaska.

Board of Directors

Qaluraq Lance Kramer

Director, Kotzebue

    Qaluraq Lance Kramer is a director from Kotzebue who has served on the NANA board since 2017.

    In addition to his NANA board duties, Qaluraq is pastor for Grace Community Church and a self-employed commercial fisherman. He was a traditional knowledge specialist/subsistence mapper for the Northwest Arctic Borough.

    He chairs the Advisory Council for Kotzebue Sound Subsistence Advisory Council. He also serves on the Kotzebue Sound Fisheries’ Association board and the Alaska Christian College Board of Trustees.

    Qaluraq previously served as pastor for W.I.T.H. Church and youth camp director for Maniilaq Association/Kotzebue IRA. He served as a member of the Kotzebue IRA Council and on the Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation board.

    He was a cast member on Yukon River Run, a reality television series on the National Geographic channel.

    Board committee assignments:

    Economic Development and Sustainability
    Lands and Natural Resources