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NANA Elders’ Settlement Trust Announces 2020 Distribution

The trustees of the NANA Elders’ Settlement Trust – or NEST – voted to issue a dividend of $1,500 per Elder for 2020. The dividend will be paid on or around Feb. 10, 2021. Elders who are NANA shareholders and 65 or older as of Dec. 31, 2020, will receive the dividend. Those who have…

Red Dog’s Response to COVID-19

Red Dog Operations has enacted enhanced COVID-19 response measures following a number of positive tests of employees and contractors at site. Expanded on-site COVID-19 testing capacity Enhanced disinfection and cleaning of living and workspaces As of September 15, all personnel at site have been placed on the Worker Protection Program, which includes: All personnel must…

John Lincoln Named Vice President, External Affairs

John Agnaqluk Lincoln, a NANA shareholder from Kotzebue, has been named NANA’s vice president of external affairs. In this key leadership role, John reports directly to NANA’s president and CEO and is responsible for developing, managing and expanding relationships with stakeholders, including industry leaders, Alaska Native associations, government agencies, policymakers and elected officials. Together with…

NANA Announces 2020 Shareholder Dividend Distribution

On Oct. 29, 2020, the NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. board authorized a contribution to the NRC Shareholder Trust for the purpose of paying a dividend for fiscal year 2020 to Trust beneficiaries of $10.25 per share, for a total distribution of approximately $17.4 million. All NANA shareholders of record are beneficiaries of the Trust. “We…

NANA Announces Departure of President and CEO, Names Interim

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) today announced that Wayne Westlake, President & CEO of NANA Regional Corporation, will step away from his position, effective October 29. Mr. Westlake, an Iñupiaq from the Native Village of Kiana, has served as President & CEO of NANA since 2015. During his tenure, he provided valuable…

Enhanced COVID-19 Response at Red Dog Operations

Please be advised that Red Dog Operations is enacting enhanced COVID-19 response measures following further positive cases this week. As of September 15, all personnel at site have been placed on the Worker Protection Protocol, which includes: All personnel must wear a face mask and maintain social distancing of six feet or more in public…

COVID-19 Response at Red Dog Operations

Teck and NANA were notified today of a positive COVID-19 test for a contractor at Red Dog Operations. On September 12, a contractor employee was tested for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms. A positive result was received September 14. The individual has been placed in isolation at Red Dog. Contact tracing is underway. Individuals having…

COVID-19 Response at Red Dog Operations

Teck and NANA were notified today of a positive COVID-19 test for a contractor. Red Dog is following established response protocols to ensure the health and safety of all personnel at Red Dog Operations is maintained. Information regarding travel and testing: On September 10, a contractor employee submitted a COVID-19 test in advance of traveling…

COVID-19 Response at Red Dog Operations

Teck and NANA were notified yesterday of two positive COVID-19 tests for one Teck employee and one contractor. Red Dog is following established response protocols to ensure the health and safety of all personnel at Red Dog Operations is maintained. Information regarding travel and testing: On September 5, a Teck employee submitted a COVID-19 test…

Update on NANA Offices

All NANA offices in the NANA-region villages are now open. While shareholder relations coordinators are available by phone during scheduled office hours, in-person services are limited to appointment only from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. With safety as our top priority, visitors with scheduled appointments are welcome one at a time. Masks are required at…