The Alaska Native Village Corporation Association hired Curtis J. McQueen, former CEO of Eklutna, Inc., as Executive Director.
Among hundreds of village and urban corporations, no two have chosen the exact same path to meet that mandate. Here are highlights and updates for a handful.
Tanadgusix Corporation announced that the Raytheon Company has awarded its subsidiary TDX Global, a leading provider of power generation systems to mission-critical sites and locations around the world, with its 2019 EPIC Supplier Excellence Award.
Sitnasuak Native Corporation recently held its forty-sixth annual meeting. Shareholders gathered in Nome to celebrate the corporation’s successes, hear reports, share questions or comments, and vote on three board of directors.
The Native Village of Hooper Bay and RurAL CAP)will open a women’s domestic violence shelter in the Hooper Bay sub-region in early 2020 as a result of extensive collaboration with community stakeholders.
Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
Last year was one of outstanding growth for Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), which saw its revenue increase 85 percent from 2017, reporting 2018 revenue of more than $144 million. This boosted TNC up twelve spots in our Top 49ers ranks, landing them at number 25.
This year is the debut of Top 49er Choggiung Limited, the ANCSA village corporation for Dillingham. The corporation reported 2018 revenue of more than $95 million, propelling it to number thirty-five in the rankings.
Bay Welding, based in Homer, launched a new boat they just finished building, the Goldbelt Seawolf, commissioned for Goldbelt Transportation.
Milan Shipka, the director of the UAF Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, said the transfer reflects a shift in program goals.