Karlin Nageak Itchoak joins Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) as the New Director of Legal Affairs
Karlin Nageak Itchoak, new Director of Legal Affairs at UIC.
Karlin Nageak Itchoak has recently joined UIC as the new Director of Legal Affairs. He will conduct legal research and draft and review business agreements, legal filings and consult with subsidiaries and departments on risk management and complex legal issues. His background includes positions as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, and a Deputy Magistrate for the Alaska Court System. Most recently, Mr. Itchoak was the Alaska Arctic Rural & Indigenous Program Director for the Institute of the North. There he helped implement the "We The People of Alaska" program. This is the Alaska Social Studies program for the Anchorage School District. Mr. Itchoak attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he earned a double major in Political Science and Alaska Native studies. He later went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga Law School in Spokane, Washington.
UIC is the Alaska Native Village Corporation of Barrow, Alaska and provides social and economic resources to over 2,500 Iñupiat shareholders and their descendants. Since its establishment, UIC has diversified its investments and consistently ranks among the top largest Alaskan-owned companies (Alaska Business Monthly). UIC has over 3,400 employees and provides services to clients in a variety of industries, including operations in Barrow, construction, architecture and engineering, regulatory consulting, information technology, marine operations, logistics, and maintenance and manufacturing. More information about UIC and its family of companies can be found at www.uicalaska.com.