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Sitnasuak 2017 Annual Meeting Set for June 3rd in Anchorage


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The Sitnasuak Native Corporation 44th annual meeting of shareholders has been set for 10:00 am on Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska at The Center located at 4855 Arctic Boulevard.  The annual meeting is an opportunity for Shareholders to gather and celebrate together, hear Corporation updates and reports, share comments or questions, and vote for open seats on the board of directors.  According to CEO Richard Strutz, “Anchorage was selected by the Board for the location of the annual meeting with the growing number of Shareholders residing in the Southcentral Alaska area.  We are looking forward to the gathering and sharing our results and successes during 2016.”

Sitnasuak invites all Shareholders to participate in the annual meeting – options to be involved include in-person attendance, proxy, or webcast.  Shareholders are encouraged to vote by proxy – which supports early voting as well as those who cannot attend the meeting in-person.  To vote by proxy, Shareholders can return the proxy mailed on April 21st with the annual report.  Only those proxies that are received at the Office of the Election Judge or the Election Judge deposit boxes located at the Sitnasuak Native Corporation offices in Nome or Anchorage on or before 5:00 pm on May 31, 2017 will be voted. 

To encourage voting and help ensure a quorum, the Corporation has approved proxy and early bird proxy prizes.  To be eligible for proxy prizes ranging from $100 to $2,000, valid proxies must be received on or before May 31, 2017.  To be eligible for early bird proxy prizes ranging from $100 to $250, valid proxies must be received on or before May 24, 2017To encourage in-person participation the day of the annual meeting, Shareholders in attendance and present at the annual meeting are also eligible for in-person door prizes.

Kunaq Marjorie Tahbone will be the special guest speaker at the annual meeting.  She will address Shareholders on the theme of “Serving with Unity and Strength.”  Kunaq is originally from Nome and graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a degree in Inupiaq language and Alaska Native studies.  She was also Miss Indian World from 2011-12.  Also during the annual meeting, the 2016 Elder of the year will be recognized, lunch will be served and Eskimo dancing will be shared.

Annual meeting registration for Shareholders will be open at The Center in Anchorage from 8:00 am until 11:00 am on June 3, 2017.  The Center is located in mid-town Anchorage with free parking and located near bus stops.  The meeting will be available via free webcast and accessible via Sitnasuak’s website at www.snc.org

If you need meeting or proxy information, please contact Rebecca Neagle, Shareholder Relations Manager, at (907) 929-7000 or toll free at 1-877-443-2632 or via e-mail at shareholder@snc.org

SNC is headquartered in Nome, Alaska, with operations in Nome, Anchorage, Wasilla, California, Virginia and Puerto Rico.  Sitnasuak’s family of companies and brands include Bonanza Fuel, Bonanza Express, Fidelity Title, Mat-Su Title, Nanuaq, Mocean, SNC Technical Services, and Sitnasuak Construction Services.  SNC is one of the Alaska Native village corporations created in 1971 under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).  Today, SNC is the largest of 16 village corporations in the Bering Straits region with over $130 million in annual revenues.  SNC is owned by almost 2,900 Alaska Native shareholders.  For additional information on Sitnasuak as well as our business products and services, please visit our web site at www.snc.org or like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/Sitnasuak/.

 

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