Ikaaq Roland Booth Sr.

Elder Advisor

    Ikaaq Roland Booth Sr. of Noatak was chosen by the NANA board as their Elder advisor.

    Ikaaq has been involved with NANA from its inception in 1972. He retired from the board in 2010 after 38 years of service.

    During his time on the NANA board, Ikaaq was elected as first vice chair from 1993 to 1995 and 2003 to 2008. He served on the following board committees: land and natural resources (chair); Kivalina/Noatak land (chair); budget, audit and finance (member); and the joint NANA/Teck Red Dog Mine management committee (RDMC).

    In addition to his NANA board duties, Ikaaq is pastor of the Noatak Friends Church and is the former superintendent of the Friends Church Alaska yearly meeting. He holds a six-pack operator’s license and fishes commercially.