Doyon to Hold Annual Shareholders Meeting on March 16
Fairbanks, Alaska – Doyon, Limited will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Carlson Center at 2010 2nd Ave. in Fairbanks. The doors will open at 8 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 9 a.m.
The main item of business will be the election of four members to the 13-member Doyon board of directors. Doyon shareholders will also hear reports from the current board and management on Doyon’s FY 2011 performance, current initiatives and corporate goals.
The theme of this year’s meeting is the preamble to Doyon’s corporate values, Dena’ Nena’ Henash (Our Land Speaks), which begins “The river ran through the lives of our grandparents; it runs through our lives; it will run through the lives of our grandchildren.”
“Doyon is undergoing continued growth and change, and I look forward to discussing our 2011 operations and our plans for 2012 and beyond with shareholders at the annual meeting,” said Doyon, Limited President and CEO Aaron M. Schutt.
Headquartered in Fairbanks, Alaska, Doyon is one of the regional Native corporations set up under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 and is one of the top 10 Alaskan‐owned businesses in the state. It is the largest private landowner in Alaska, with more than 12.5 million acres allocated to the corporation under ANCSA. The company currently has 18,500 shareholders and 2,500 employees across the state and country. Doyon’s mission is to continually enhance its position as a financially strong Native corporation in order to promote the economic and social well‐being of its shareholders and future shareholders, to strengthen its Native way of life, and to protect and enhance its land and resources.