BSNC Appoints New Vice President and General Counsel
Christine Williams will join BSNC’s Executive Management Team
(Anchorage, Alaska) – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) recently announced that Christine Williams will soon join its executive management team. As Vice President and General Counsel, Williams will oversee all legal matters of BSNC and its subsidiaries. She will work with BSNC’s executive team, Board of Directors, and subsidiaries to ensure that all legal needs are met.
“I am pleased to welcome Christine to BSNC’s executive management team,” said BSNC President and CEO Gail Schubert. “BSNC will benefit from the depth of her legal, business and governance experience, including significant expertise in small business administration laws and regulations, compliance and litigation. Her skills are a great match for BSNC’s current business portfolio and future growth opportunities.”
Williams has more than 10 years of corporate legal experience. She joins BSNC from Perkins Coie, an international law firm where she served as partner, representing clients in Alaska and the Lower 48 with a special focus on government contracts, complex litigation, mediation, arbitration and litigation and construction law. Williams earned a Juris Doctorate from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2001 and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alaska in 1997.
BSNC is an Alaska Native Corporation that was established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. It is owned by more than 7,100 Alaska Native shareholders and actively pursues responsible development of resources and other business opportunities. Through its subsidiaries, BSNC serves the federal government and commercial customers throughout the Bering Strait region, Alaska, the United States and the world.